MIT’s Kerry Emanuel and an all star science team explain how climate and extreme storms interact.

I’m dealing with major computer meltdown. Stay tuned.

Trailer: Before the Flood

October 4, 2016

Dark Snow Project Lead scientist Jason Box was Leonardo DiCaprio’s guide for some Greenland segments of this film.

Looks powerful.

Sounds harsh, but not as harsh as Bill Maher was here at 3:40. Given his gaffes this week, Johnson might be President some day, but not before the earth is swallowed by an expanding sun.
What’s funny for me is that often Libertarians consider themselves intellectually superior to mere mortals.


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I’ll be posting a new video on 2016 Arctic sea ice soon (fingers crossed, my main production computer just died, exploring work arounds..) — but I’ve interviewed several leading experts at length – including Ted Scambos of the National Snow and Ice Data Center. I broke out this particularly inside-baseball sequence about arctic observation satellites, because some technical snafus this past summer became fodder for a flurry of internet troll conspiracy theories.  Dr. Ted clarifies.

National Snow and Ice Data Center:

As of June 14, 2016, NSIDC has completed the transition to the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F-18 satellite for sea ice data. Sea Ice Index updates have also resumed.

Sea ice data in Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis are now based on the F-18 satellite beginning April 1, 2016. Data before April 1 are still from the F-17 satellite or earlier satellites in the series.

For more information on the F-17 satellite issues, see our April 12, 2016 post. On May 6, updates resumed with provisional F-18 data. These data are no longer considered provisional. However, these are near-real-time data and numbers may change when final data are obtained.

For more information on the satellite transition, see the documentation for the Near-Real-Time DMSP SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations data set.


Not a Yuge SNL fan, but Alec Baldwin’s Trump is worth watching.
And they do mention the word “climate” so it’s relevant.