Quenching forest fires leads to more carbon in the air, says new research carried out in Californian forests. The discovery suggests that forests spared from fire may release more of the greenhouse gas into the air than they absorb. Decades of … [Read more...] about Climate Science Round Up from This Week’s Nature
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In a NASA media release entitled ‘Electric Hurricanes’ it was suggested that because Emily, Rita and Katrina were all exceptionally powerful hurricanes, their sheer violence somehow explains their lightning. But in the same media release, Richard … [Read more...] about We Live in an Electric Universe (Part 3) by Louis Hissink
“Carbon Monitoring for Action (CARMA) is a massive database containing information on the carbon emissions of over 50,000 power plants and 4,000 power companies worldwide. Power generation accounts for 40% of all carbon emissions in the United States … [Read more...] about Activism on Carbon Emissions Built on Specious Data?
WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today expressed disappointment with the U.S. Department of Interior's final decision to list the polar bear as “threatened” under the … [Read more...] about U.S. Lists Polar Bears as ‘Threatened’
A letter that was recently published in the UK Daily Mail about the work of Raymond H Wheeler prompted me to find out more: Professor Raymond H. Wheeler (University of Kansas) compiled 20 centuries of historical records, and concluded from his … [Read more...] about Wheeler’s Climate Cycles