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Warming Ocean Portends Troubling Changes at the Base of the Marine Food Web

Conducting research of potentially vital importance to marine and coastal zone resource policy makers and managers, fisheries managers, fishing communities and stakeholders worldwide, researchers from the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) School of Environmental Sciences and School of Computing Sciences and the University of Exeter have found that warming ocean temperatures pose potentially grave risks to the marine food web….

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New research shows that the North Atlantic will prove a bumpier ride for airliners from increased clear air turbulence from a warming atmosphere

A More Energetic Atmosphere Leading to More Turbulence for Aviation

Clear air turbulence is the bane of air crew and passenger alike. Unlike easily recognizable turbulent air from mountain ranges and clouds, clear air turbulence is invisibile both to pilot and radar until it is encountered – and the drink ends up on your lap. This sort of turbulence, lurking in the stratosphere where airliners operate, comes from the energy…

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UK Met Office Updates Global Temp Database: Mean Temp Up 0.75 Deg. Celsius Since 1900

Incorporating new data and taking better account of observational differences hasn’t changed the results: global mean temperature has been rising.

DenierGate: Forbes Op-Ed from Heartland Fellow Doubles-Down on Lobby Group’s Lost Irony

In response to the revelation the climate scientist Peter Gleick is behind last week’s scandalous “pranking” of the Heartland Institute, James Taylor, writing in Forbes, has declared the whole affair as an example of “global warming alarmist’ deceit and desperation.”  To be sure, Gleick actions are not condoned by many within (and without) the “alarmist” camp (a.k.a. climate scientists), despite…

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Irresponsible Media Continues to Fuel Climategate Controversy

Climategate is a media ruse based on sensationalism, not investigative journalism. When the climategate story broke, a number of people welcomed the news and eagerly offered their emotional support. Now that the scientists involved were vindicated by three investigations, one would expect to see retractions or at least addendums to the coverage. Unfortunately this is not the case. Climategate refers the…

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