Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tropical Trio

A trio of tropical storms can be seen on this satellite image below. Former Hurricane Danielle (at top) has simply become a low pressure system now. About these ads

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Posted in hurricanes, Weather | 14 Comments

Earl and the East Coast

Earl looks to have a path grazing the East Coast of the USA. Cape Hatteras, Long Island, and Cape Cod may be in a portion of the projected path. Satellite image follows along with a recent bulletin.

Posted in hurricanes, Weather | 23 Comments

Chicago Climate Exchange drops 50%, new record low

The only lower price than today’s closing price on a ton of carbon is ZERO Perhaps reacting to the news yesterday about the IPCC getting taken to the woodshed, the growing number of stories in the MSM about the IPCC … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon credits | 84 Comments

RIPCC

Surrounding these recent revelations, some hilarity from the world’s preeminent skeptic cartoonist, Josh.

Posted in Humor, Satire | 46 Comments

EPA fines Tesla Electric Motors $275,000 for non-compliance

In bureaucracy, truth is often stranger than fiction. A non polluting electric car company gets slammed with fine for “non compliance” for a car that can’t produce any emissions. That’s weird enough by itself, but even weirder is what else … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon credits, Government idiocy, Technology | 117 Comments

IPCC’s Pachauri should resign for “failures of leadership”

Guest Post by Thomas Fuller There is a core of uber-consulting professionals, jetting around the world advising companies, governments and NGO’s. They are well-educated, have impeccable resumes and travel more than George Clooney did in ‘Up in the Air.’ They … Continue reading

Posted in IPCC, Opinion | 75 Comments

Does CO₂ heat the troposphere ?

Guest Post by Tom Vonk In a recent post I considered the question in the title. You may see it here : http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/08/05/co2-heats-the-atmosphere-a-counter-view/ The post generated great deal of interest and many comments. Even if most of the posters understood … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Modeling | 301 Comments

Cooler times ahead: indicators show deepening La Niña

As shown by the indicators on WUWT’s new ENSO/SST page there is a deeping of the La Niña that is starting to rival 2008 in depth. While it hasn’t yet reached the level of the 2008 event, indications are that … Continue reading

Posted in ENSO, Sea Surface Temperature | 127 Comments

Announcements

I have a few very important (and personal) announcements to share with the WUWT community because they will impact content and moderation over the next few weeks. Please take a moment to read this.

Posted in Announcements | 324 Comments

Quote of the [expletive deleted] week

Gosh, I try to keep a semblance of decorum here at WUWT. I get upset when name calling starts and moderators are trained to clamp down on this sort of thing. That being said, can you imagine the caterwauling that … Continue reading

Posted in Quote of the Week | 139 Comments

Younger Dryas space impact theory: missing the diamonds

DEEP IMPACT?: This 4 centimeter band of dark sediment uncovered at Murray Spring, Ariz., may indicate a cosmic impact or explosion that kicked off a period of global cooling and a mass extinction in North America. problem is, a researcher … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Paleoclimatology | 120 Comments

As a man, I feel eco-discriminated against…

I’m (almost) always a supporter of ideas that conserve energy or resources. Theoretically then, I’d be for this minimalist bathroom idea show below, made with a minimum of materials, it looks like something from IKEA. Only one problem…the dual use … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Ridiculae | 150 Comments

Judge blocks Cuccinelli investigation into Mann UVa issues

While the IPCC gets taken to the woodshed, Mannian methodology gets another free pass. Cuccinelli left Credit: TIMES-DISPATCH, Dr. Mann, right An Albemarle County judge has dismissed Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand that the University of Virginia turn over documents … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 119 Comments

IAC slams IPCC process, suggests removal of top officials

UPDATE: The interest in this appears to be so high, that the IPCC server holding the PDF report has crashed @ reviewipcc.interacademycouncil.net All links to it are down up now about 2 hours later. Thanks to Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. … Continue reading

Posted in IPCC | 133 Comments

Hurricane Earl strengthening

Now a Cat3 Hurricane, but looks like it will steer away from Gulf but will give some inclement weather to the Cape Hatteras through New England area. Latest bulletin:

Posted in hurricanes, Weather | 36 Comments

New paper makes a hockey sticky wicket of Mann et al 98/99/08

NOTE: This has been running two weeks at the top of WUWT, discussion has slowed, so I’m placing it back in regular que.  – Anthony UPDATES:

Posted in Climate data, IPCC, Paleoclimatology | 1,226 Comments

GRL Study: Dramatic climate change is unpredictable

Update: PDF of this paper is available, see link below The fear that global temperature can change very quickly and cause dramatic climate changes that may have a disastrous impact on many countries and populations is great around the world. … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Paleoclimatology | 64 Comments

New WUWT SST/ENSO page now online

WUWT readers may have noticed a new live image icon on the sidebar today: The new WUWT ENSO/Sea Level/Sea Surface Temperature Page is now online. More reference pages are coming. Be sure to visit and see “Watts Up”. Here’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 24 Comments

Sea Ice News #20

By Steve Goddard Arctic Ice (red line above) has dropped just below my June forecast (dashed line.) Over the last two weeks, strong southerly winds reminiscent of 2007 have compacted and melted significant amounts of ice. The modified NSIDC image … Continue reading

Posted in Sea Ice News | 271 Comments

Katrina, 5 years later: still no global warming connection

I remember vividly being on the air at KHSL-TV reporting on this hurricane. I showed the actual path and projected path… …and told people this during my live weather broadcast on Saturday night: This storm will severely impact the critical … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, hurricanes, Opinion, Satire | 92 Comments