Tagged: atmosphere

Background Briefing for Mockton’s NZ visit - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 21, 2011

Apparently Christopher Monckton will visit New Zealand for a few days (August 4 – 7) at the end of his Australian tour. His fanboys in the local climate change denier/contrarian/sceptic groups will obviously do their best to make as much … Continue reading → … Read More

That hacking scandal - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 13, 2011

The current phone hacking scandal in the UK brings back some memories. It’s taken several years for those hacking crimes to reach public consciousness and create a storm of disgust. I wonder how long it will be before we get … Continue reading → … Read More

Another local climate change denial meme - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 24, 2010

I commented in Painted into a corner? that the release of NIWA’s report of the recalculation of New Zealand’s 7-station  long term  temperature series had called the local climate change deniers’ bluff. It was time for them to apologise, withdraw their … Continue reading → … Read More

Great balls of… air - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 19, 2010

Two images of the day: above — the picture says it all. Doesn’t look like much, does it? [via Ecohustler, h/t @Revkin]. And below, a NASA photograph from the International Space Station showing what that thin skin of air looks like in situ. Note the large cumulonimbus clouds casting shadows, especially the one left of [...] … Read More