Daily Archives: November 4, 2009

The Sun’s magnetic funk continues

I’ve looked at the Ap Index on a regular basis, as it is an indicator of how active the solar dynamo is. When we had sunspot 1029 recently, the largest in months, it gave hope to many that Solar cycle … Continue reading

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Posted in Science, Solar | 164 Comments

Arctic warming goes with the floe

Past Arctic Warming Also Created by Currents Guest posted by Jeff Id of The Air Vent I’ve stated here on several occasions that the ‘Recent’ Arctic ice thinning is more likely a current change issue rather than a temperature issue.  Differences … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | 55 Comments

US Chamber of Commerce reverses stance

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christine Hall, 202.331.2258 U. S. Chamber Caves to Special Interests on Energy-Rationing Legislation CEI Invites Small Businesses to Join With CEI to Fight Kerry-Graham   Washington, D.C., November 4, 2009 – The Competitive Enterprise Institute responded today … Continue reading

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Study – Solar winds magnetically driven

From a University College, London Press Release – Solar winds triggered by magnetic fields Solar wind generated by the sun is probably driven by a process involving powerful magnetic fields, according to a new study led by UCL researchers based … Continue reading

Posted in Solar, Space | 133 Comments

NASA grant to create Mars weather forecasts

From a Texas A&M Press Release Is there such a thing as “weather” on Mars? There are some doubts, considering the planet’s atmosphere is only 1 percent as dense as that of the Earth. Mars, however, definitely has clouds, drastically … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Space, Weather | 55 Comments

It’s official – climate change beliefs now have religious equality status

While I’ve been avoiding posting on this topic for quite some time, when a UK court makes a ruling like this, and the UK Telegraph makes a headline like the one below, it becomes hard to ignore. We live in … Continue reading

Posted in Ridiculae | 141 Comments

Video of Lindzen’s recent presentation

On Monday, October 26th, the Cooler Heads Coalition hosted Dr. Richard S. Lindzen, the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The video is now available in addition to the powerpoint. Thanks to CEI’s globalwarming.org

Posted in Presentations | 55 Comments

Boxer’s global warming hearing gets cold reception

Sen. Barbara Boxer went ahead with the markup hearing on her global warming bill this morning despite the absence of all but one Republican (George Voinovich). She sat alone during markup doing nothing for 15 minutes. Michelle Malkin obtained photos. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 36 Comments