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