A holiday delta run using our Em4 model.

A holiday delta run using our Em4 model.

We finally had a little time to play with our newly-set up Em4, and did a casual time lapse last week.  I haphazardly changed variables now and then over a two-hour run as we did other work in the lab. The frames are taken every 30 seconds.  I changed flow rate,...

Red River flooding shows broken US flood policy.

Red River flooding shows broken US flood policy.

Freezing temperatures are locking up water for now and the Red River’s level is dropping at Fargo, but may climb yet again next week. Here’s an interesting piece from the NY Times contrasting Grand Forks, which suffered $1.5 billion in damages in 1997 and...

Ridiculous US climate debate hinders real action.

Ridiculous US climate debate hinders real action.

Today the group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) published a piece entitled “Columnist’s climate change denial distorts reality” in response to a recent Washington Post column (here) by George Will, noting multiple distortions regarding...

Climate change and weather extremes.

Climate change and weather extremes.

Here I’ll just refer to a couple of typically excellent posts from Jeff Master’s Wunderblog. The is on temperature records and extremes, and is an especially good response to the bobbleheads on TV who propose that “it’s really cold out there in...

Call for change on climate change.

Call for change on climate change.

I guess I missed the point where the right wing radio bloviators and such started accepting climate change as reality–it seems not long ago this was still debated, at least by politicians and the ill (Fox News) informed. We still have the debate as to cause, of...