Water stores a lot more energy than air does. So when energy stored in the oceans is released back into the atmosphere, the results are dramatic.
Editor-in-chief resigns as a new paper identifies errors in "fundamentally flawed" climate paper
Fundamental flaws in a climate paper force editor-in-chief to resign just as a new paper shows off those flaws.
Trust us – we're smarter than you: climate and Superfreakonomics
Back in 2005, self-described “rogue economist” Steven D. Levitt teamed up with journalist Stephen J. Dubner to write Freakonomics, a book that rose to #2 on the NY Times Nonfiction Bestseller List […]
The Weekly Carboholic: Tipping points will be difficult to identify
Tipping points will be difficult to identify U.S. Chamber of Commerce President complains about environmentalists Barrels instead of bottles Ocean acidification to turn parts of the Arctic Ocean corrosive by 2018 El […]
Hooray! El Nino is back!
It’s probably selfish of me to be reasonably pleased that el Nino conditions have reappeared in the Pacific. El Nino means real hardship for real people in Australia, Indonesia, and India, and […]
2007 global temperature second hottest since 1880
On January 16, 2008, Dr. James Hansen of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Sciences (GISS) released the summation of temperature data for 2007 with apparently very little fanfare. Given the data collected […]