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Late-stage volatile saturation as a potential trigger for explosive volcanic eruptions

Nature Geoscience Advanced Online - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

Nature Geoscience. doi:10.1038/ngeo2639

Authors: Michael J. Stock, Madeleine C. S. Humphreys, Victoria C. Smith, Roberto Isaia & David M. Pyle

Voter Asks Ben Carson: If You’re So Smart, Why Don’t You Accept Climate Change?

Climate Depot - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 08:59
Voter Asks Ben Carson: If You’re So Smart, Why Don’t You Accept Climate Change? http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/01/30/3744547/ben-carson-uneducated-people-climate-change/ Daniel Schnall, 29, said he didn’t understand how Carson could preach the importance of education and deny mainstream science. The post Voter Asks Ben Carson: If You’re So Smart, Why Don’t You Accept Climate Change? appeared first on ThinkProgress. — [...]

Telemundo Reporter Featured in Gore’s ‘Climate Leadership’ Ad

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 21:25
http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/business/sam-dorman/2016/01/29/telemundo-reporter-featured-gores-climate-leadership-ad At what point do journalists stop feigning objectivity and become bald-faced activists? Someone should ask Telemundo’s evening news reporter Vanessa Hauc. Former Vice President Al Gore’s non-profit organization, Climate Reality Project, featured Hauc in a promotional video for “24 Hours of Reality.” Currently, Gore’s group is recruiting “Climate Reality Leaders” for its March 2016 [...]

Bloomberg News: Paris UN Climate Deal Seen Costing $12.1 Trillion Over 25 Years

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:46
Renewable energy needs 75% more to halt global warming Goal of 2 degrees Celsius agreed by 195 nations in December Share on FacebookShare on Twitter If the world is serious about halting the worst effects of global warming, the renewable energy industry will require $12.1 trillion of investment over the next quarter century, or about 75 [...]

Al Gore’s Climate Apocalypse — Delayed

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:37
The rapture was supposed to happen on September 13, 1988. A few fringe pastors were screaming that the end was nigh, that the righteous would soon disappear into the air while the rest of humanity was doomed to suffer a quite literal hell on earth. Forget the biblical admonition that no man knows the day [...]

Two German Scientists Say NASA Has ‘Squandered Much Credibility’ …Playing A ‘Shady Role’ on Climate

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:33
By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated/edited by P Gosselin) Photo: Vahrenholt/Lüning; Source: DkS The GISS-Institute of NASA is playing a shady role in the climate debate. For years it was directed by creedal climate activist James Hansen, and has since squandered much credibility. Now his years-long colleague Gavin Schmidt is at the [...]

Gore’s Tip of Tipping Point Busted

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:29
Gore’s Tip of Tipping Point Busted. From: Global Warming Racket and Climate Change Superscam If you are reading this, Al Gore is wrong. We haven’t all been fried and died. While pushing his Science Fiction propaganda piece, An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore appeared at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006. At [...]

New Warmist Claim: ‘Could Climate Change Amplify the Zika Outbreak? One day, yes.’

Climate Depot - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:59
http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/01/the_zika_virus_isn_t_coming_to_america_ignore_the_alarmists_who_say_it_is.html Zika is bad, and it’s on its way here. In an editorial for the Guardian, climate change activist Bill McKibben called Zika “something out of a science fiction story, the absolute core of a dystopian future.” I’m as worried about climate change as anyone. But McKibben is being unnecessarily alarmist. In the future, climate change [...]

Third Japanese reactor resumes operation

World Nuclear News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 10:17
Kansai Electric Power Company today restarted unit 3 of its Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture. The company soon plans to start loading fuel into unit 4 at the plant ahead of its restart.

Hualong One fuel assembly undergoes irradiation testing

World Nuclear News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:43
A prototype fuel assembly for use in China's Hualong One reactor design has completed the first fuel cycle irradiation test. Construction of three Hualong One units has already begun in China.

Bernie Sanders to climate skeptic High School student: ‘You’re wrong’

Climate Depot - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:31
http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/28/politics/sanders-climate-change-skeptic-town-hall/ Bernie Sanders has made fighting climate change a central part of his message, and he’s not about to hold back when challenged by someone who questions the scientific consensus that human-caused emissions are behind global warming — even if it’s a teenager. The Vermont senator, old enough to be the grandfather to many of [...]

300 Scientists Want NOAA To Stop Hiding Its Global Warming Data

Climate Depot - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 19:02
http://dailycaller.com/2016/01/28/300-scientists-want-noaa-to-stop-hiding-its-global-warming-data/ Hundreds of scientists sent a letter to lawmakers Thursday warning National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists may have violated federal laws when they published a 2015 study purporting to eliminate the 15-year “hiatus” in global warming from the temperature record. “We, the undersigned, scientists, engineers, economists and others, who have looked carefully into [...]

Leonardo DiCaprio Meets With Pope Francis On ‘Need for Immediate Action on Climate Change’

Climate Depot - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:14
Pope Francis met today during a private audience in Vatican City with actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio. Their conversation focused on how they can work together to address the immediate need for major action to stop the devastating impacts of climate changefrom leaving permanent scars on our planet. Pope Francis and Leonardo DiCaprio meet [...]

Claim: ‘Why Can’t We Find Aliens? Climate Change Killed Them’

Climate Depot - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:06
Via: http://news.discovery.com/space/alien-life-exoplanets/why-cant-we-find-aliens-climate-change-killed-them-160121.htm Fresh on the heels of the recent news surrounding the increasingly dire climate forecast for our planet, comes a possible warning from the cosmos: climate change in extraterrestrial environments is inevitable and, should life on hypothetically habitable worlds not act as a stabilizer for their environments, it serves as a “sell-by” date for all [...]
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