Archives for January, 2011

Pix of the day

Jules James has a lovely pic, which I’ve shamelessly ripped off here. But go over there too. The paper seems to be at pubpages.unh.edu/~lch/Hamilton climate interaction.pdf; fig 1 is perhaps even more entertaining: not a single Republican thinks they don’t understand GW at all. While I’m doing pix, this one from Spam Volume Drop on…

In memoriam

Of Gerry Rafferty. Clowns to the left of me will serve: the same problems exist: remaining sane and balanced between we’re-all-going-to-die and there-is-no-problem. Oh, the song.

This is about the paper of the same name by A Dai, available from http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/cas/adai/papers/Dai-drought_WIRES2010.pdf. To keep things in one place, here is the abstract: This article reviews recent literature on drought of the last millennium, followed by an update on global aridity changes from 1950 to 2008. Projected future aridity is presented based on…