A new paper has been published which examines the factors involved in the 2002 collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica. The lead author, Professor Neil Glasser of Aberystwyth University (Wales, UK) was interviewed about the findings in the … [Read more...] about New Analysis of the 2002 Larsen B Ice Shelf Collapse
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A new paper published in Climate Dynamics claims a temperature trend of -0.3°C over the last 1,500 years in an Arctic location. The paper by Håkan Grudd is entitled: 'Torneträsk tree-ring width and density ad 500–2004: a test of climatic sensitivity … [Read more...] about New Paper Puts Modern Arctic Temperatures into Perspective
I have previously blogged about the record low (since satellite measurements began) for Arctic sea ice in 2007, and some of the contributory factors, here, here and here. The record high for sea ice coverage in the Antarctic received little or no … [Read more...] about Sea Ice Update
Roger Pielke, Jr. is a believer in man-made global warming. Pielke Jr. directs the University of Colorado's Center for Science and Technology Policy Research and also is an associate professor of environmental studies. So the article below is a very … [Read more...] about Marc Morano: Pielke JR (not SR) Takes on Critics of Senate 400 Plus Scientist Report!
A new paper published in the journal Geology suggests that it may be possible to seed carbon-rich environments with bacteria to create natural gas reservoirs. The study may also help explain high levels of methane in the atmosphere that occurred … [Read more...] about Natural Gas from Bacteria: A Renewable Resource Linked to Climate Change?
The UK's CRU has updated its HadCRUT3v temperatures. Global average anomalies for November and December 2007 are now present but are provisional for a few months in case late data arrives. No wonder newspaper reports haven't mentioned it - … [Read more...] about More on Global Non-Warming