Tagged: Climate Crock of the Week

This is not cool: no slowdown in global warming - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 05, 2013

Peter Sinclair’s latest video in his This Is Not Cool series for the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media looks at why global warming — the steady accumulation of energy in the climate system — continues, despite media buying into the denier-promulgated myth of a hiatus, pause or slowdown in warming. Sinclair’s compiled […] … Read More

Bad news but great pictures: dating NZ’s shrinking glaciers shows strong link between ice loss and CO2 increases - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 13, 2012

Here’s a superb video from the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History, showing how NZ and US scientists are examining the precise timing of glacier advances and retreats in the Mackenzie country around Lake Pukaki using surface exposure dating. Like all good geologists they use big hammers and small explosives to [...] … Read More

A blast from the past (if we knew now what we knew then) - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Mar 30, 2012

Peter Sinclair’s recent Climate Denial Crock of the Week is fascinating viewing. He has unearthed a video of a talk given by climate scientist Mike McCracken thirty years ago and asks him in a recent interview what he would say differently today. Very little has changed. The younger McCracken: “CO2 probably has been very high [...] … Read More