Category Archives: computer models

Antarctica sets new record for sea ice

The sea ice surrounding Antarctica, which, as I reported in “Don’t Sell Your Coat,” has been steadily increasing throughout the period of satellite measurement that began in 1979, has hit a new all-time record high for areal coverage. Continue reading

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Is It Time to Consider Global Cooling Yet?

You heard the words at a cocktail party — “global cooling?” — usually with the rising, sing-song intonation of disbelief, so the speaker could get credit for knowing about the phenomenon if, shockingly, it ever came to pass and none … Continue reading

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Computer Models: Hurricane Sandy to Slam Northeast

Top-of-the-line computer models have been forecasting a devastating blow delivered by Hurricane Sandy to the Northeast early next week for several days now. In the computer model scenarios, Sandy could come ashore anywhere from Maryland to Cape Cod and would … Continue reading

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Climate Supercomputer is Super Emitter

Climate scientists in Cheyenne, Wyoming, from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have just brought online what they say is “the largest supercomputer in the world dedicated to geosciences.” That is saying something, as NCAR already had an enormous … Continue reading

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An Awful Waste of Brain Power

(With apologies to Allen Ginsberg. To buy my updated book, click here.) I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by climate, starving hysterical modeled, dragging themselves through the university streets at dawn looking for a bit of funding, … Continue reading

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