Climate Models Fail at Antarctic Warming Predictions

Note: this is a NASA illustration for the purpose of this story, it is not from the peer reviewed paper. There is a a peer-reviewed study in the April 5th issue of the journal Geophysical Research Letters. It is by Andrew Monaghan of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, CO. “This is a really…

A reminder to us flyspecks on an elephant’s butt

This article from NASA’s Science portal is a sobering reminder of the power of our nearest star. Given that we are in a deep solar minimum now, I thought I’d remind everyone of the kinds of things that can happen when solar max and a cantankerous CME erupts. The vanity held by many of us…