The Climate Show comes out of beta testing today, with the release of the first full show, code-named Astral Express after the yacht that kiwi yachtsman Graeme Kendall sailed through the North West Passage in record time a couple of months ago. Graeme’s our star guest, but we’re also pleased to welcome to the programme John Cook, the creator of that superb climate science resource Skeptical Science. John will be joining us on a regular basis to look at favourite climate sceptic arguments, but for his first appearance we talk about the so-called Climategate emails. Also covered: what may be the worst ever coral bleaching event, narwhals as oceanographers, geoengineering, and GM’s EV with a petrol engine, the Chevy Volt, aka Vauxhall/Opel Ampera.
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Show notes below the fold.
Next IPCC report will consider geo-engineering schemes: Reuters
Narwhals measure sea temps off Greenland: Nature News.
Feature interview – Graeme Kendall’s Astral Express web site (with lots of nice pics).
Debunking the skeptic with John Cook from Skeptical Science. This week: Climategate.
Solutions: This week: electric cars with two motors — the Chevy Volt (etc) at The Economist’s Intelligent Life.