Daily Archives: August 13, 2010

Old telco cables wanted for climate research

From itnews By Liz Tay Submarine cable network of use to Sydney scientist. Scientists have called for telecommunications companies to open up their old and new submarine cables to climate change research. According to Sydney University scientist John Yuzhu You, … Continue reading

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Posted in Oceans, Technology | 30 Comments

Is Jim Hansen’s Global Temperature Skillful?

Guest Post By John R. Christy of the University of Alabama at Huntsville via Dr. Roger Pielke Sr’s blog: Climate Science The three warm-color time series are taken from Hansen’s published testimony in June 1988 in which global surface air … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Modeling | 152 Comments

Ice Capades – New Iceberg Not What It is “Cracked Up” To Be

By Steve Goddard Readers will surely recall when WUWT was the first climate news outlet to publish this story: Oh no! Greenland glacier calves island 4 times the size of Manhattan In it, an admonition: “Watch the media now as this … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Glaciers, media | 117 Comments

Fires around Moscow: A Satellite Perspective

From a University of Leicester press release Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently sweeping across central and western Russia. Using equipment … Continue reading

Posted in Current News, Space, Technology | 32 Comments

Friday Funny: Surreal Climate #4

Josh of http://www.cartoonsbyjosh.com writes: To celebrate the new videos by Christopher Monckton (H/t WUWT) here is another Surreal Climate offering. We know it wont happen, but it would be nice if it did.

Posted in Uncategorized | 15 Comments

Chicago Climate Exchange still flatlining – employee cuts

From the “unsustainable business” department, who wants carbon at 10 cents a ton? Apparently, nobody. Data below as of August 8 2010: Source: http://www.chicagoclimatex.com/market/data/summary.jsf From Reuters, news of layoffs. At least their carbon footprint will be lower…

Posted in Carbon credits | 101 Comments

Timing is everything

Tom Nelson writes: On the same day that the USDA forecasts bumper crops for corn, soybeans, and wheat, they try to convince us that carbon dioxide is devastating our crops Analysis: Extreme weather plagues farming, talks flounder | Reuters But … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Alarmism | 91 Comments

The Three Chinas and World Energy Demand

Guest post by Thomas Fuller I have been broadly correct about two important things in my career as an analyst. (I wasn’t the only one and I wasn’t the first–just far enough ahead of the curve to make a difference.) … Continue reading

Posted in Energy | 228 Comments