Daily Archives: December 21, 2009

See sunspots run

From Spaceweather.com The sun is showing signs of life. There are no fewer than five active regions on the sun’s surface, shown here in an extreme ultraviolet photo taken this morning by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO): About these … Continue reading

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Posted in Science, Solar | 214 Comments

Hansen on the surface temperature record, Climategate, solar, and El Nino

The Temperature of Science (PDF available here) James Hansen My experience with global temperature data over 30 years provides insight about how the science and its public perception have changed. In the late 1970s I became curious about well known … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climategate, ENSO, Sea Surface Temperature, Solar | 380 Comments

Global warming on blogs outshines MSM in interest

From the Pew Research Center No Denying the Heat of Global Warming Debate in the Blogosphere Global warming has of late been a very hot topic in social media, and last week it was hotter than ever. Much of the … Continue reading

Posted in media | 54 Comments

Gaming the peer review system: IPCC scientists behaving badly

How IPCC scientists interfere with publication of inconvenient scientific results By David H. Douglass, Professor of Physics, University of Rochester, New York, and John R. Christy, Distinguished Professor, Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama at Huntsville In this article, reprinted from … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 182 Comments

Over 50% of the USA is now covered in snow

UPDATE: The East coast snowstorm seen from space The Mid-Atlantic states were completely white on Sunday, December 20, 2009, in the wake of a record-breaking snow storm. The storm deposited between 12 and 30 inches of snow in Virginia, Maryland, … Continue reading

Posted in snowfall, Weather | 160 Comments

Pachauri’s Carbon Choo-Choo off the rails

There are some interesting developments in British press about the IPCC and Pachauri, both on the extraordinary financial conflicts of interest in the IPCC process. In the UK  Telegraph, Richard North of the EU Referendum and Christopher Booker strongly suggest … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon credits, Climategate, Satire | 170 Comments

Video: McIntyre-McKitrick on Fox News Global Warming Special – Mann chickens out

All six parts of the hour-long special aired during prime time Sunday night on Fox News featuring Steve McIntyre and Ross McKitrick are now online below. Both Phil Jones and Michael Mann ducked requests for interviews. I can perhaps understand … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Climategate, media | 114 Comments