Category Archives: Climate

A climate of fear, cash and correctitude

Trashing real science to protect grants, prestige, and desire to control energy, economy, lives Paul Driessen and Dennis Mitchell Earth’s geological, archaeological and written histories are replete with climate changes: big and small, short and long, benign, beneficial, catastrophic and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change | 1 Comment

Extreme weather & superstition

Extreme weather & superstition By RALPH B. ALEXANDER New York Post, December 9, 2012 Superstorm Sandy. Parching drought across North America. A scorching midsummer heat wave in the Midwest. All these weather extremes are telltale signs that CO2 causes climate … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change | Leave a comment

For Washington Winemakers, 2012 Could Be a Year for the Record Books

Record Wine Harvest in Washington by GLENN FARLEY / KING 5 News WOODINVILLE -– Washington winemakers believe the 2012 vintage could be one of their best, thanks to this year’s long growing season filled with plenty of hot weather in … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change | Leave a comment

Fall-Winter Forecast 2012-13

September 17, 2012 It’s been quite a year! Summer began late but seems to be persisting. But let me break the news to you: winter is coming soon! Below is my forecast for “home” — the Willamette Valley. But overall … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Weather Matters | Leave a comment

Summary of John Christy’s Testimony Before the US Senate EPW Committee

John R. Christy, PhD Alabama State Climatologist The University of Alabama in Huntsville Senate Environment and Public Works Committee 1 August 2012 One Page Summary 1. It is popular again to claim that extreme events, such as the current central … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change | Leave a comment

Nick Drapela’s Firing — Guest post by Gordon Fulks

In theory at least Oregon State University (OSU) seems to be a bastion of academic freedom, diversity, and tolerance.  A wide range of ideas are openly discussed.  The most viable rise to the top and the least viable fade away.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change | 7 Comments

Astronomy Picture of the Day — Sentinels of the Arctic

Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 May 29 Sentinels of the Arctic Image Credit … Continue reading

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment