Competition and Compromise are good as it leads to better science.

From Arctic Sea Ice Science News   After re-considering the data, with the NSIDC scientists initially not predicting the sea-ice extent decline as seen, they have admitted their previous post did not consider all trends. While optimistic that their fundamental prediction that this year will not surpass the lowest sea-ice extent in recorded human history …

“Weakening of the Stratospheric Polar Vortex by Arctic Sea-Ice Loss’

The chief inspiration of my modeling of Arctic Sea-Ice extent and the effect of specific Arctic melt regions on North America Winters is this Communique, a collaboration of Battelle-PNNL science and international collaborators.  At the time I began this effort, I was just looking for the effects of the Sea-Ice minimum during the Winter.  I …

Where is Greta this morning?

MALIZIA II with GRETA THUNBERG making sweet time beating the wind!  In some ways this is better than broadside, and in a racing yacht with wings, Greta is probably learning a whole lot, even while on strike! Time in PDT - Seattle Malizia II Friday 16AUG19 8:19 PDT

“Ideas and perspectives: is shale gas a major driver of recent increase in global atmospheric methane?”

This article to which we offer the Full-Article Link , is published with Creative Commons licensing.  It's findings may impact many aspects of human life in the near-term, and as such, is worth both the layman's and the scientist's appraisal. In a very small and not all-inclusive nutshell, its conclusions indicate that the past decade's …

“That’s so sad that polar bears are extinct in Alaska,” a 22-year old young woman wearing a beautiful Polar Bear T-Shirt.

Well, maybe it's sad.  Sad is just an emotion.  It is something she doesn't care about, passed being sad.  The Polar Bear mother and cub on her T-shirt looked sort of like the Coca-Cola Polar Bears portrayed here in 2005.  Ahhh, weren't they cute?  And playing with Emperor penguins from, ummm, Antarctica?       …