Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

Forty Years Ago

In 1972, my brother and I were playing golf on the Aspen, Colorado golf course (basically a big cow pasture.)  A large, slightly intoxicated gentleman appeared out of the rough and told us that he had lost all his balls and asked … Continue reading

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Secretary Of Defense Worried About The “Polar Cap” Melting

I was pointing out the other day that with the polar cap melting, we now have problems with regard to who claims the area in the polar region. Defense.gov Speech: Alaska had the most sea ice ever recorded this winter, … Continue reading

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Greenland Melt Speeding Up

By SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenland’s glaciers are hemorrhaging ice at an increasingly faster rate but not at the breakneck pace that scientists once feared, a new study says. The loss of ice from the glaciers that … Continue reading

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Disturbing Imagery Of The UK Drought

UK weather: Rain, biting winds and even snow for Bank Holiday weekend | Mail Online

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Increasing Water Vapour Should Increase Atmospheric Pressure

If there really are more molecules of H2O in the atmosphere than there used to be, that would mean that the total weight of the atmosphere is greater than it used to be – even if the density is lower. More total … Continue reading

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History Of Real Science Dot Com

Last August I was contacted by a person who wanted to create a commercial site. I agreed to do this and this person set up real-science dot com and I started posting there. The site was plagued by down time … Continue reading

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8600 Manhattans Counting Disparity

Norsex shows ice extent about one million km² higher than 2007, and NSIDC shows about half of that gap. Apparently ice is a very tricky thing to measure. ssmi_ice_ext.png (1667×1250) N_timeseries.png (1050×840)

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