Is global warming contrived? Are scientists and politicians acting in collusion to ensure a political agenda—one that is detrimental to the economic sovereignty of the United States? Are … more
Today I invite you to read this post by my colleague, astronomer and RTB founder Hugh Ross.
Based on chapter 4 from my book Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job.
Yesterday, in commemoration of … more
The reality of global warming (or more broadly, climate change) and society’s response to it represent two different, frequently convoluted topics. It is important to separate these issues so … more
Climate change, especially when associated with anthropogenic causes, can be a controversial subject, sparking debate from various angles. Conflict about human influences on hurricane frequency and … more
Halloween. The September 11 attacks. Global warming.
Hot topics can present a troubling challenge, even in a culture that values freedom of speech. Do we ignore touchy issues and avoid all … more
Earlier this week, climatologist and guest author Kevin Birdwell discussed Earth’s well-balanced temperature and climate changes throughout history. Today we know several factors impact our … more
Climate change is occurring all around us. However, we might not notice its change on a day-to-day basis. In fact, it is an ongoing process of variation that has taken place over millions of years. In … more
Prized for their fur and once hunted to near-extinction, sea otters’ comeback may herald not only a boon for conservationists but also a partial solution to global warming. Denizens of the … more
You might have seen- Live Science, 'Impossible' Stars Found in Super-Close Orbital Dances, Sep 06, 2012; http://www.livescience.com/23030-sea-otters-may-be-global-warming-warriors.html more
Episode #222: Does eternal punishment equal annihilation?; Babel in the Bible, did it really exist?; Do all humans reflect the image of God?; How harmful are human CO2 emissions? more
You might have seen Does New Tree Ring Study Put the Chill on Global Warming?, July 16, 2012; http://news.yahoo.com/does-tree-ring-study-put-chill-global-warming-170718316.html more
Earlier this week, RTB visiting scholar Kevin Birdwell wrote about the effects of water vapor in global warming. While previously thought to have a potentially significant impact on global warming, … more
Greenhouse gases significantly absorb and emit radiation in the thermal infrared band of the electromagnetic spectrum. The most important greenhouse gas, water vapor, drives the water cycle, which … more
Recent reports show a discrepancy between model-estimated cloud cover and actual cloud observations. Considering the role of cloud cover in regulating Earth’s temperature, it’s important … more
You might have seen Fox News, Proof global warming isn't making weather wackier; April 30, 2012; http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/30/proof-global-warming-isnt-making-weather-wackier/ more
You might have seen Yahoo! News, Greenland losing ice fast, but not runaway pace; May 3, 2012; http://news.yahoo.com/greenland-losing-ice-fast-not-runaway-pace-191424194.html more
The heated exchanges in the global warming debate make it hard to sort out the legitimate science from the political propaganda. Yet determining the proper course of action requires sound data and a … more
Typical global warming discussions focus primarily on how to deal with carbon dioxide (CO2), which remains in the atmosphere for many decades. However, more immediate results arise when reducing … more
On Monday, guest writer and climatologist Kevin Birdwell explained the impact that ocean systems have on climate change and the importance of understanding these systems to comprehend what’s … more
While most of the debate focuses on atmospheric conditions, research shows that attention should be paid to the impact Earth’s oceans have on climate change.
Earth’s climate … more