Here’s one to keep an eye on for the following season – courtesy of Science Magazine: Batten down the hatches! The disruptive weather pattern known as El Niño has developed once again in the central Pacific Ocean, the first time since 2006, scientists announced today. Satellite instruments have recorded a band of telltale warming in … Continue reading “Problem child” El Nino has returned
It seems like the Australian Senator Steve Fielding is a little confused. THIS is the chart climate change sceptic Senator Steve Fielding hopes will convince Al Gore that global warming is not real. Senator Fielding is trying to score a one-on-one meeting with Mr Gore, who is in Australia promoting several environmental causes, to prove … Continue reading Fielding the hard questions? Not likely.
This monday saw the launch of Safe Climate Australia, a non-government organisation formed by a group of scientists, and community and corporate leaders who aim to end Australia’s reliance on cheap coal for electricity. Safe Climate Australia will build on a range of international innovation and transition projects such as Repower America, which target energy … Continue reading Al Gore launches Safe Climate Australia
Seems like the weather watchers are fawning over the latest update of the UAH MSU satellite data: June 2009 saw another — albeit small — drop in the global average temperature anomaly, from +0.04 deg. C in May to 0.00 deg. C in June, with the coolest anomaly (-0.03 deg. C) in the Southern Hemisphere. … Continue reading Shifting baseline of global temperature anomalies
Quick preface: This great article on global climate modelling (Published in Miller-McCune magazine) was written by Nicholas Jachowski, a Stanford student who as part of the Stanford Overseas Program conducted studies on coral physiology at Heron Island Research Station. While the ultimate concern over climate change centers on how it affects living things, in the … Continue reading Climate Models Get Biological Makeover