Monthly Archives: April 2010

NASA Satellite Tracking the Gulf Oil Spill

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Posted in Oceans | 131 Comments

Climate Craziness of the Week – MSM jumps on alarming headline

From a University of Leeds press release, comes this scary headline that seems to be picked up by the MSM. A Google search yields 16,400 hits on the title below. Melting icebergs causing sea level rise (Note: Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Climate Craziness of the Week, Sea ice | 206 Comments

Is Melting Ice Warming The Arctic?

By Steve Goddard Guardian photo : Ann Daniels Enjoying The Warming Arctic Yesterday, WUWT reported on a University of Melbourne study claiming that melting ice is behind the warming of the Arctic. “Findings published in Nature today reveal the rapid … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Science, Sea ice | 132 Comments

Study: Melting sea ice major cause of warming in Arctic

No mention of missing “M’s” here in this press release from University of Melbourne Melting sea ice has been shown to be a major cause of warming in the Arctic according to a University of Melbourne study. Findings published in … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | 216 Comments

Virginia Attorney General goes after Mann and UVA

Cites nearly half a million dollars in state grant-funded climate research conducted while [Dr. Michael ] Mann— now director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State— was at UVA between 1999 and 2005. From The Hook, it seems … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 317 Comments

Well, at least they didn’t launch it at Roswell

When you think of NASA and crashes, you think of things like this: But, you usually don’t think about government balloon crashes being “dramatic”, unless of course it’s a balloon crash in Roswell, NM in 1947. Watch this video from … Continue reading

Posted in Fun_stuff, Science | 57 Comments

Another Arctic Sea Ice Milestone

Many of you watch sea ice as closely as some people follow the NFL, soccer, or NASCAR. So when something of interest happens, I’m not without an inbox full of notices. Today it is encouraging to see the NANSEN is … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | 174 Comments

Disconnected Computer Modeling

By Steven Goddard I found a computer simulation of Arctic ice produced by The University Of Washington, which struck me as being particularly disconnected from reality. This group is forecasting that September extent will be lower than last year. Below is their … Continue reading

Posted in Modeling | 138 Comments

EPA’s action Jackson moving forward

Issued today 4/28/2010 EPA Press Office press@epa.gov 202-564-4355 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2010 Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Legislative Hearing on Clean Energy Policies That Reduce Our Dependence on Oil House Subcommittee on Energy … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 184 Comments

Cold from Seattle to Sao Paulo

From the “weather is not climate” department. By Steven Goddard I noticed something interesting in the NCEP forecast for the coming week. Temperatures are predicted to be below normal across a 7,000 mile swath of the Americas. That is more than … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Weather | 79 Comments

Gore’s new venture – ‘Crowdsourced TV’

Not content with “inventing the Internet”, giving a voice to literary despots worldwide still living in their parent’s basement, Gore now wants to do what YouTube has already done; give a voice to video despots living in their parents basement. … Continue reading

Posted in media, Satire | 57 Comments

New ground truth: soil microbe negative feedback

This could be a game changer. From the University of California, Irvine press release, a finding that suggests soil microbes have a negative feedback with temperature increase. This has broad implications for the amount of CO2 emitted estimated in climate … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Modeling | 158 Comments

WUWT Sea Ice News #2

By Steven Goddard Break out the Speedos and Bikinis. Springtime has finally arrived in the Arctic! Guardian Image Temperatures have risen about 15C, and are now averaging a balmy -15C (5F) north of latitude 80N – with sunshine 24 hours … Continue reading

Posted in Sea Ice News | 271 Comments

Al Gore says “Denialists in Denial”

From Al Gore’s Journal: Denialists in Denial April 27, 2010 : 4:52 PM Last week The Wall Street Journal published a ridiculous op-ed titled “Climate Science in Denial” claiming that “global warming alarmists have been discredited, but you wouldn’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 144 Comments

New Theme for WUWT

Don’t worry readers, I’m trying an experiment. WUWT has looked the same for about 3 years, so I’m giving it a makeover. I’ve activated a newly designed theme for WUWT. This one has advantages over the old one in that … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 440 Comments

Australia dumps Carbon Trading Scheme

WUWT reader Chris M Writes in Tips and Notes to WUWT Have you noticed that the Australian PM, Kevin Rudd has dumped his CTS until at least 2012. This was his key platform at the last election, when he described … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon credits, Politics | 83 Comments

Quote of the week #34: NASA doubts climate model certainty

Amazingly, this one is from NASA, citing doubt in the climate models that have become the mainstay of the AGW issue. This is from a NASA publication.

Posted in Modeling | 121 Comments

HuffPo: “Deniers” clogging up the blogosphere

You just have to laugh when you see articles like this. Excerpts from an article by Mike Sandler:

Posted in GLOC, Ridiculae | 200 Comments