Category Archives: Climate

Top Environmental Policy Adviser’s Nomination Withdrawn

It comes somewhat as a surprise that climate change denier Donald Trump has finally withdrawn the nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White as environmental policy advisor, a climate change sceptic. White has got her academic degrees in humanities and religion at … Continue reading

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NASA’s Hurricane Season 2017

The above video clip, published by NASA in November 2017, covers all hurricanes/tropical storms in the North Atlantic this year. Watch, in particular, Irma which hit Florida but did not devastate Mar a Lago; followed by Maria, devastating Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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It’s Cold in Tromsø

The past couple of days have seen temperatures eventually approaching long-term normal values in Tromsø, at 69° 40′ 58″ N the world’s northernmost city. Provided clear skies, today’s the last chance for seeing the sun rising above the horizon, for the next two months … Continue reading

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Climate Change is a Fact

That the currently observed climate change is man-made is still disputed, in particular by president Trump who calls global warming “weather.” Scientists are not denying that Earth is undergoing glacial periods for billions of years, and the development and spread … Continue reading

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Ophelia Hits Ireland

For the first time in my memory, a major hurricane is going to hit Europe. Ophelia, on her long way from north of the tropic of cancer northwards, has strengthened and will make landfall later today in Ireland. The tenth … Continue reading

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