IgNobel 2019 – Funny and Fascinating – #IgNobel

The 29th First Annual IgNobel Prize ceremony happened last night at the Sanders Theatre in Harvard University, Cambridge. It is a tad tricky to explain. The IgNobel awards are parody, but also serious, and yet still done as a spoof , but the research that wins is real research published in credible peer-review journals. Those that win … Read moreIgNobel 2019 – Funny and Fascinating – #IgNobel

Great Barrier Reef – Outlook Report 2019

great barrier reef outlook 2019 report

Every five years, an Outlook Report that examines the Great Barrier Reef’s health, pressures, and likely future is published. The latest, the 2019 edition, is now available. It is very grim reading. If you have your finger on the pulse of the Great Barrier Reef then what it reveals will not be a surprise. The Great Barrier … Read moreGreat Barrier Reef – Outlook Report 2019

It is Official: July 2019 was hottest month ever recorded

July 2019 is hottest July ever recorded

Back towards the beginning of August, I was writing about the first dataset for July 2019. It strongly suggested that it was the warmest month ever recorded, but that data from C3S was within the margin of error, hence “probably” was the best we could go with. We now have more data from other independently … Read moreIt is Official: July 2019 was hottest month ever recorded

What will the global climate do in 2019?

The most probable outcome for the global climate in 2019 is that it will be one of the warmest years ever recorded in human history. That is not a shocking unexpected prediction, but instead comes via looking backwards, observing the ongoing warming trend, and so the probability of this being correct is rather strong. Today … Read moreWhat will the global climate do in 2019?