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Archives for June, 2010

Another week of GW News, June 27, 2010

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

New hope for Deepwater Horizon!

We tend to give crakar a hard time around here, but via email he has offered us something for which we should all be grateful, and that is new hope for controlling the unfolding BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In the spirit of pictures being worth many words, I leave it…

I am not an expert in oil field engineering. But I can smell bullshit. So I am sad to confess that at this moment I am putting more faith in an anonymous poster at the Oil Drum whom I have never heard of before than I am in any mainstream reporting I have come across.…

Connecting dots?

Offered without comment: (h/t to MT)

Kevin Rudd is gone

Kevin Rudd is quite suddenly not the Prime Minister of Australia anymore. I know we have a high proportion of Aussie regulars here, so I’ll just ask: what does this mean for Australia’s climate change policy? I travel to Australia regularily but did not know that was coming, is that just because I don’t pay…

Arctic sea ice headed for a new record?

No too long ago the usual suspects were all a-twitter about arctic sea ice, which was tracking very close to the long term average. This was in late March, and though you would think a weather man would understand what weather is, this temporary upwards tic prompted the remarkable vapidity of this lead: “We’ve all…

Another week of GW News, June 20, 2010

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

Open Thread

Things have been pretty quiet around here lately, so the timing is pretty good for my extended trip to the Czech Republic. I leave in a couple of hours and won’t have anything but bare essentials for internet access for the next few days. Chat about what you wish if you wish and don’t forget…

Another week of GW News, June 13, 2010

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

Solar change and climate: an update

Chris S recently posted a lengthy comment, an extended excerpt from a recent Proceedings of the Royal Society paper. Full citation is: Solar change and climate: an update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum Mike Lockwood Proc. R. Soc. A 8 February 2010 vol. 466 no. 2114 303-329 The abstract is here.…