A Few Things Ill Considered

An illustrative graphic from Bloomberg.com arrived in my inbox.  As they put it: “We just obliterated another heat record.” To view it, you’ll have to head over to here: 2015 Was the Hottest Year on Record by a Long Shot  

Unmoderated Post on Moderation

I will allow comments through by default for repeat commenters again, first time commenters will still need an initial approval. I will however now be a more active moderator and delete things that are useless or unnecessarily personal from now on, except on this thread. This is unavoidably subjective but I will try to err…

Global Day of Overshoot

August 13th was Earth Overshoot Day. The correct date, if calculated precisely, would come earlier and earlier each year, the current choice is just an approximation. This year, the year 2015, by sometime around August 13th, humanity had consumed as much of what we require from the lands and seas as our planet can sustainabley…

AFTIC Status Report

A gentle reader recently asked for a “status of the blog” report. As the two week delay between ask and answer can attest to, things are rather slow moving around here at the moment and I am mainly just my own lurker.  I do have some new content that I will offer very shortly and…

Cat out of the Bag

I haven’t seen this making the climate blog rounds (though I don’t pay as close attention anymore as I used to…) so I thought supporters of science and detractors alike might like to know that the cat is out of the bag and the Global Warming Hoax has been exposed. See below: Continental drift and…

Happy New Year!

Other original images can be viewed here.  (No, they are not New Year’s, but they are fireworks!)  

Happy Holidays!

Sorry, I don’t know who to credit for that, I got it from a Facebook post…

As alien as it gets

Humankind has touched the surface of the solar system’s most alien of objects. Image taken from NAVCAM top 10 at 10 km – 10. There are no words…

Very amusing and very rigorously constructed argument in favour of Net Neutrality: Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I’m going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works – The Oatmeal. Ted Cruz is the Obamacare of put-downs via Obamacare association.    

Dear Readers, Find below an interesting press release I may as well share verbatim: The rapidly melting ice sheets on the coast of West Antarctica are a potential major contributor to rising ocean levels worldwide. Although warm water near the coast is thought to be the main factor causing the ice to melt, the process…