Quote of the Week: Greenie Fools Day

Today at Huffington Post, a prominent soldier in the environmental movement wrote: I was stunned by the industry’s shamelessness — and then chagrined at my own gullibility. It seems the iPhone app “Our Climate” has caught the attention of the chairman of the Sierra Club, Carl Pope. About these ads

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Of Rice and Men

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has posted on a recent study (behind a paywall) of rice production in Rice yields, CO2 and temperature – you write the article. The article claims that rice yields are falling, and will fall further, due to temperature changes. I said I’d write the article if someone would send…

More Gunsmoke, This Time In Nepal

Note to Readers: This is an important post, as Willis demonstrates that NASA GISS has taken a cooling trend and converted it into a warming trend for the one GHCN station in Nepal which covers the Himalayas. I offer NASA GISS, either via Jim Hansen or Gavin Schmidt, rebuttal opportunity to this issue on WUWT…

NASA to get a GRIP on hurricane formation

NASA’s Hurricane Global Hawk Grail Quest In less than two weeks, NASA scientists will begin their quest for the holy grail of hurricane research. The exact conditions required to kickstart a tropical depression into a hurricane largely remain a mystery. Though scientists know many of the ingredients needed, it is unclear what processes ultimately drive…

Perseid meteor shower under way, peaks Thursday

You know it’s a good night when a beautiful alignment of planets is the second best thing that’s going to happen. Thursday, August 12th, is such a night. The show begins at sundown when Venus, Saturn, Mars and the crescent Moon pop out of the western twilight in tight conjunction. All four heavenly objects will…