Category: Global Warming

New Study: Alpine Glaciers Were Smaller Than Today For 7,400 Of The Last 10,000 Years

Swiss Alps glacier extents were smaller than 2000 C.E. during  the warmer-than-today Roman and Medieval Warm Periods and throughout 75% of the Holocene, or when temperatures were 1-3°C warmer. Schimmelpfennig et al., 2022 “…the glacier was smaller than its 2000?CE extent for a total of ?7.4?kyr during the Holocene.” Image Source: Schimmelpfennig et al., 2022 Another […]

California Fire Led to Spike in Bacteria, Cloudiness in Coastal Waters

In Brief: Scientists analyzed coastal water quality in the months following a major Southern California wildfire. Their results were eye-opening. The November 2018 Woolsey Fire in Southern California’s Los Angeles and Ventura counties left more than a nearly 100,000-acre burn scar behind: It also left the adjacent coastal waters with unusually high levels of fecal […]

IPCC’s ‘Summary For Decision Makers’ Sounds Like “An Insurance Company Brochure Wanting To Sell Policies”

Dealing With Fear By Die kalte Sonne The focus is on unlikely risks, not on what’s realistic The articles about the Climate Status Report of the IPCC Working Group 2 could hardly be more different. The German evening news: The German government sees the new report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as […]

NASA Supports Research to Advance Earth Science

In Brief: A prize competition is designed to engage underrepresented academic institutions in helping NASA make advancements in machine learning, AI, and developing of autonomous systems. Through a new prize competition, NASA is engaging minority serving institutions (MSIs) to bring ideas for new information technologies that will help address climate change. The prize competition, the […]

New Study: There Is No Extreme Precipitation, Drought, Flood, Hurricane, Tornado….Climate Crisis

After a thorough examination of extreme weather indices across the globe, scientists (Alimonti et al., 2022) have concluded “none of these response indicators show a clear positive trend of extreme events.” Therefore. “the climate crisis that, according to many sources, we are experiencing today, is not evident yet.” There is an “absence of generalized growth […]

Germany Electricity Prices Soar To World Record Highs After Years Of Energy Policy Folly…Expensive, Unreliable

Germany’s power supply, once mostly made up of a mixture of coal and nuclear power, used to be among the most stable and affordable in the world. Power outages were rare and grid interventions were infrequent. German consumer electricity prices shot up to 36.19 euro-cents per kilowatt-hour while blackouts threaten.  Greens and socialists then tried […]

The World’s First Black-Smoke-Emitting Nuclear Power Plant! …Presented By Germany’s Flagship ZDF Public Television

Today we have an anecdotal example of how Germany’s mainstream media regularly misleads the public with manipulative crafted reporting. Nuclear power is hated and viewed as evil by the German media, so any possible trick to make it look bad gets the green light. This time the ZDF went a little too far. Their excuse […]