Tectonics/Volcanoes

New PNAS Paper Shows Light Causes Atmospheric Aerosols To Grow – Impact Our Climate

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailScientists keep finding major knowledge gaps in their “science-is-settled” field of climatology. The latest gap is revealed by an experiment by an international team of scientists that shows evidence of a new mechanism where light causes atmospheric aerosols to increase in size. Aerosol pollution over India and Bangladesh, 2001. (Photo source: NASA) The results of the research […]

Radiation Balance Variables Put CO2 In The Back Seat As A Driver

Radiation Balance Variables Put CO2 In The Back Seat As A Driver

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailBy Ed Caryl The sun supplies about 1360 watts per square meter to the Earth as seen by satellites at the top of the atmosphere. This power varies by about 1.3 watts over the 11-year solar cycle. Energy is reflected back to space by clouds and the earth’s surface. Some energy is radiated to […]

Japan Threatened By 113-Foot Tsunami, Says Japanese Government Expert Report

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThis is no April Fool’s story. It’s a real story at Spiegel.  Everyone knows that some climate scientists like to use sea level rise as a way to scare the public when it comes to the dangers of global warming. A one-meter rise could wreak havoc and displace tens of millions of people overnight over […]

Coral Reef Growth Found To Be In Snyc With The Sun – Yet IPCC Ignores Sun Even More!

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe warmists keep insisting that it’s CO2 and that the sun is not playing a role in our climate today. According to them, the sun has been on strike and stopped playing a role since mankind started its sinful use of CO2. Yet another study is out and shows that the warmists are off […]

Northeast African Continent Begins Death Spiral As French Scientists Identify Wrong Volcano!

Northeast African Continent Begins Death Spiral As French Scientists Identify Wrong Volcano!

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe media reported that because of ash from the 1625m Dubbi volcano in Eritrea in northeastern Africa being blown 15 km up into the atmosphere, Hillary Clinton had to change her travel plans. So did dozens of other flights have to be cancelled. Satellite photos now show huge clouds of ash blotting out the sky, see […]

“Gateway To Hell” Under Extreme Pressure – Eruption Expected Soon, Writes Der Spiegel

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe eruption of Grímsvötn on May 20, 2011 has produced a cloud of volcanic ash that shot up over 50,000 ft and has drifted over parts of Europe closing a number of major airports and creating air traffic havoc. Now the online Der Spiegel reports today that another volcano, Hekla, is on the verge of exploding […]

Carbon Capture Sequestration Could Contaminate Berlin’s Water Supply

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe warmist German klimaretter.info site has a piece about sequestraton of carbon dioxide, which reports that Swedish power company Vattenfalls plans have a CCS plant near Berlin ready by 2015. The plant would remove CO2 from Vattenfall’s brown coal power plant and pump it into the earth for high-pressure underground storage. But an expert geological assessment shows […]

Earthquake Caused A Displacement Of Up To 27 Meters

Earthquake Caused A Displacement Of Up To 27 Meters

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe animated graphic below was created by geophysicist Joachim Saul from the Helmholtz Association GFZ Research Centre for Geosciences, read here and shows the sequence of quakes since March 9. The animated image is available at www.gfz-potsdam.de. Click the image to activate. The GFZ press release writes: It shows the earthquake activity in the region of […]

600 Million Hiroshima Bombs – 80 Years of Global Energy Usage In Just Minutes

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailDer Spiegel here gives us a good idea of the scale and magnitude of Japan’s massive Sendai earthquake, which weighed in at 9.0 on the Richter scale. It ought to remind some of us of nature’s fury and that we are powerless to steer it. The earthquake occurred in the western Pacific Ocean, 130 km (81 mi) […]

Planet Earth Facing Real Major Threats: Apophis And Yellowstone

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe chances are real, and both are threatening the planet Earth. Apophis and Yellowstone have been appearing in the media lately. The chances of a catastrophic event occurring in your lifetime are higher than you may think. Apophis Russian astronomers are predicting that the asteroid Apophis could collide with the planet earth on April […]

Red Sea About To Flood Into Africa As Continent Shatters

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailNo. This event is not caused by rising sea levels set off by man at the end of a long climate dynamics chain. But warmists are are welcome to blame that on man too, as desperate as they may be. Hat tip: DirkH Geological events often take their time, where a few millimeters per […]

Study Shows Half Of Warming Since 1980 Due To Clear Skies

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailHat-tip M White.Spaceweather.com has an excellent report today called: ALL-CLEAR IN THE STRATOSPHERE about volcanic aerosols and their impact on the earth’s climate and cooling. Turns out that they have a far greater impact than expected. Today the earth’s stratosphere is as clean as it’s been in more than 50 years. What does that mean? It […]

Merapi Mega-Eruption Warnings Continue, AP Reports. Experts Are Uneasy

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailAn AP video report here in German reports on the biggest Merapi eruption in 100 years, and what potentially lurks. More than 122 people have been killed thus far as the volcano continues to blast clouds of ash into the atmosphere. Over 200,000 people have been evacuated from the area so far. Experts are uneasy. […]

Der Spiegel: Geologists Warning Of “Mega-Eruption”

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+email Der Spiegel reports on the growling-ever-louder Indonesian Merapi volcano in an article titled: Geologists Warning of Mega-Eruption of Merapi. Hat-tip to reader Ike. The Merapi eruptions are becoming more violent – and the big bang could be just ahead. The Indonesian volcano has been spewing 800°C ash clouds for days. According to Der Spiegel, 122 […]

Katla: The Game Changer?

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailAccording to MSNBC, the Katla volcano in Iceland is about to blow her top – hat tip Joe Bastardi Joe Bastardi blog. Katla is the big sis of Eyjafjallajökull;I mean the really big sis. And according to an initial research paper by the University College of London Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction: Analysis of the seismic energy released […]

Accelerating Global Erosion Consensus Smashed – Artifact Of Observation

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe consensus was that global erosion of mountains and the Earth’s surface had been accelerating over the last 5 million years. Well, guess what? This once long accepted hypothesis has just been smashed by researchers at the GeoForschungsZentrum in Potsdam Germany. They present their results in the May 13 issue of Nature.  GFZ Potsdam (click […]

Iceland Volcano – Sign of Bigger Things To Come?

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe Sydney Morning Herald reports the latest on the Iceland volcano. http://www.smh.com.au/world/science/volcanoes-be-afraid-be-very-afraid–the-supervolcano-is-coming-20100416-sj01.html?autostart= .  Its VEI is estimated at 2-3, not sufficient to cause global climate change. It is similar in magnitude to Mt. Etna in Sicily, 2002. Volcanoes of this magnitude typically occur worldwide about once a year. Compare that to: – Mt. St. Helens, 1980, […]

Iceland volcano brings chaos to Europe

Share this…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailNot only is flying ash over Europe causing air traffic disruptions, about 800 people have been forced to evacuate their homes around the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in southern Iceland because the flooding cut roads. A huge cloud of ash from the 2nd major eruption in less than a month blew eastwards and closed major airports […]

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