Category Archives: Science
Reposted with permission from ‘The Conversation,’ this piece offers a September 27 ‘first look’ at the initial public release of IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report.
A visit to the University of Arizona’s famed tree-ring research lab caps a climate/weather workshop for southwestern U.S. TV meteorologists.
Newly published research in ’PNAS’ identifies what authors call a ‘vertical human fingerprint’ in satellite-based estimates of atmospheric temperature changes, adding still more to confidence levels about human influences in warming.
The Yale Forum here points to several of its postings written to improve understanding of the wealth of climate data that will begin to emerge later this week from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report.
While the limelight continues to focus on more headline-friendly issues like the upcoming IPCC ‘AR 5′ reports, an intriguing, but wonkish, story continues to play out on social cost of carbon cost/benefit analyses.
With upcoming release of IPCC Fifth Assessment Reports beginning late in September, there will be a sharp focus on specific issues like projected sea-level rise but also on broader issues like climate sensitivity and the decade-and-a-half-long slow-down in the rate [...]
Slow-down in global surface temperature increases and flawed emphasis on land surface temperatures, at expense of ocean temperatures, explored in ‘This is Not Cool’ video. They call it ‘global’ warming for a reason.