Does Scott Pruitt simply lack a bit of information? – #climate #CarbonDioxide

Scott Pruitt

The truly jaw dropping moment of the week just has to be the sight of the new head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, explaining the following on CNBC, after being asked directly … I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the … Read more Does Scott Pruitt simply lack a bit of information? – #climate #CarbonDioxide

Carbon Dioxide fast approaching 410 ppm – #climate

charged keeling carbon dioxide

In 1958 Charles Keeling began formally recording the levels of Carbon Dioxide in our atmosphere from the NOAA Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. Prior to that we had no continuous and consistent measurements. What he revealed were two things … The seasonal variations in Carbon Dioxide levels (caused by plants bursting into life and absorbing carbon dioxide … Read more Carbon Dioxide fast approaching 410 ppm – #climate

NY State Attorney rejects Congress Subpoena as illegal – #climate

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has been the primary climate change denier in congress for the past few years now. If you are truly wondering what motivates his pro-oil anti-science stance then you need look no further than the $700,000 that he has received from the fossil fuel industry during his career in Congress. They are getting their money’s worth … … Read more NY State Attorney rejects Congress Subpoena as illegal – #climate

US Rep Gary Palmer: “Sea Ice is expanding”, is this true? #climate

US Rep Gary Palmer, a Republican who was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2014 and represents Alabama’s 6th congressional district, recently held a town hall meeting in which he got into a back and forth argument about climate change … He made the statement during a testy back and forth with one attendee about climate change, after … Read more US Rep Gary Palmer: “Sea Ice is expanding”, is this true? #climate

Spring in the US is early … very very early. – #climate

The USA-NPN (USA National Phenology Network) has been tracking and mapping the start of the spring season across the country using models called the Spring Leaf and Bloom Indices. Wait .. push pause and hold on there a second … who? OK, let’s step back a bit. The USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN) monitors the influence … Read more Spring in the US is early … very very early. – #climate

Unprecedented #Arctic weather has scientists on edge

Bryan Thomas, who works as station chief at NOAA’s Point Barrow, Alaska, observatory is deeply troubled. As he sits within his office there in Alaska, he can look North out over the Arctic ocean in the middle of February. It should all be sea ice, but it is not … “I could see what’s known as water-skyoffsite link — … Read more Unprecedented #Arctic weather has scientists on edge