Antarctica Hits 64.9 Degrees, Highest Temperature Ever Recorded On Continent
Category Archives: Weather
Innovating Our Way Out of Climate Change
An electrical strike from the top of the cloud not the bottom. Wow. This time the electrons truly would be flowing upward.
NEW: Boynton woman’s video captures rare ‘positive’ lightning bolt up to 10 times stronger
Essentially particles of solid and liquid matter suspended in air. Air pollution if you like.
NASA’s terrifying visualization of atmospheric aerosols
A History of Earth’s Climate
Sci Show put together a nice review, but it is, like most of their videos, very fast.
And So, it Begins…
Get ready to pay for this. As we continue to ignore climate change, someone is going to have to pay for all these people moving uphill as the ocean level rises.
America’s first climate change refugees are preparing to leave an island that will disappear under the sea in the next few years
Orange Ski Slopes?
Bad stuff here. NASA image of the wildfires from space.
Storms Across the Desert
Wow this is beautiful. Stormchaser Mike Olbinski chased massive storms across the American southwest to create the latest installment of his Monsoon series.
30 days at sea timelapse
National Hurricane Center
just so you know…
The Arctic Seed Bank is Flooding
The seed bank designed to protect Earth’s biodiversity in case of an Armageddon-type event is flooding thanks to global climate change.
Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts
99 Degrees Fahrenheit in February in Oklahoma
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, on week ago. Mangum, Oklahoma recorded a temperature of 99˚.
All-Time February Heat in the Southern Plains
Now occasional warmer temps in February the lower Great Plains is not uncommon, but this warm, is, and this frequently, is. Although the trend seems to be that it is increasing. Wonder why?
California’s 100 Million Dead Trees
More Bad Climate News
A Cold Winter Coming
This isn’t good.
This Could Change Everything
Human ingenuity may have come through again. Could this solve global warming?
Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol
There are quite a few odd types of clouds, this is one.
Bill Nye Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is
Wanna bet that his opponent doesn’t take the bet? They never do.
Update: I didn’t realize this was from April. Of course he didn’t take the bet.
A Hot Summer Ahead
When will we start taking global climate change seriously?
The Heat Is On: Most of US Likely to Have a Scorching Summer
Lightning at 7000 Frames Per Second
Very nice. The next time a confused person tries to tell you that lighting goes from the ground up, show them this. What they mean is that the current flows that direction, but that is fairly meaningless.
Published on May 24, 2016
Professor Ningyu Liu at the Geospace Physics Laboratory caught a beautiful lightning show from a recent storm. It’s recorded at 7000 frames per second and the playback speed is 700 frames per second.
El Niño and the Winter
A mild winter in Ohio? That would be nice.
A Very Early Yet Highly Accurate Guide to This Coming Winter
Ok, Ok, I was Wrong
I said “No snow day (cold day) Thursday, but Friday was a possibility. Well, turns out we got both. Again, it isn’t my call, and I totally understand why. But I still stick by my forecast.
A Dust Devil at the Rose Bowl
At this year’s Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Wind conditions kicked up a small vortex of wind called a dust devil, sort of a mini tornado if you will. No one was hurt, but the rotation of the objects shows how the air is moving.