Tag Archives: Global Warming

Good News on Renewable Energy

China and India are leading the way in expansion of renewable energy. Solar is now cheaper than coal for new plants!!

El Nino Update – 8/17/15

I’ve been tracking global warming for a number of years and have noticed that El Nino (background here link) conditions play a major role in year-to-year global temperature anomaly patterns. The 1998 El Nino was a record breaker and caused many climate skeptics to claim that climate change has stopped (link).

Here is my chart of weekly El Nino – La Nina trends for


It looks like 2015’s El Nino may break the 1998 record.

Here is NASA GISS’s (link) monthly global temperature anomaly data since 1880:


While there is significant annual and decadal variation, there is no question that global warming is happening.

Climate Change – Evidence and Causes



The National Academy of Science and the Royal Society have issued a report on the evidence and causes of climate change. This readable 35 page document provides a primer on global warming, explaining the science in a clear and concise manner.

Global Warming – Micheal Mann Video

Micheal Mann of Penn State is a leading climate scientist who has been a target for climate change deniers.  Here he is in his own words….