Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves?

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme The jet stream that circles Earth’s north pole travels west to east. But when the jet stream interacts with a Rossby wave, as shown here, the …

Earth Policy Institute: Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts

Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update118 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update November 18, 2013 Meteorologists are calling the typhoon that slammed into the philippines with 195-mile-an-hour winds on November 8, 2013, the most powerful tropical storm to make landfall on record. Super Typhoon Haiyan had …

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support by FishOutofWater for Climate Change SOS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/13/1255440/-Stanford-Poll-Finds-National-Mandate-for-Greenhouse-Gas-Cuts-with-Strong-Red-State-Support?detail=email   An overwhelming majority of Americans want the government to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions because they believe climate change is a real and present danger. It doesn’t matter, red …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

Earth Policy Release – Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes

Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C51/temperature_2013 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 13, 2013 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Taking the earth’s temperature tells us about the relative health of …

Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Thailand

A newsletter from Alternative Energy Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Thailand Solarflower: “an open source solar energy device” for You? Designing for Density Colorado Climbing to the Forefront of Clean Energy Dad, Let’s Go to Seattle Solar Day Taking Control of the Heat Quicker battery charging is another way …