THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds solar cycle affects climate of Northern Hemisphere
A forthcoming paper in Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics finds that tiny 0.07% changes in solar activity over 11-year solar cycles have a "robust" relationship to Northern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation and temperature changes in Europe exceeding 1C.Midday on Science - Global Warming: Monday January 28, 1-2 p.m. | WYPR
Midday on Science contributor John Monahan returns to continue our coverage of climate change following the hottest year on record in the U.S. in more than a century. Also joining us is New York Times environmental blogger Andrew Revkin. [Around the 16:30 mark, Revkin says of global warming "[when you look at what makes people vote or change their behavior] this is still not a front-and-center issue...not even close"]The Scariest Environmental Fact in the World | TIME.com
As the data shows, China is now burning almost as much coal as the rest of the world—combined.