Um, Mr. Pope, work on that proofreading

Responding to the last blunder he made where he assigned WUWT ownership of the “Our Climate” app, Sierra Club Chairman Carl Pope makes a blunder anew, 5 times. Heh. See the full writeup and see if you can spot all five: About these ads

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Is Hansen’s Recent Temperature Data Consistent?

By Steve Goddard Dr. John Christy recently wrote an excellent piece “Is Jim Hansen’s Global Temperature Skillful?” which highlighted how poorly Dr. Hansen’s past predictions are doing. This post raises questions about GISS claims of record 2010 temperatures. The most recent GISS graph below shows nearly constant warming from 1965 to the present, with 2010 almost…

UK Met Office may be on auction block

Hmmm, I’ll bet they didn’t forecast this either. Might make a nice museum or art gallery though. UK Government May Sell Off Met Office, Nature Reserves John Vidal, Severin Carrell and Juliette Jowit, The Guardian, 13 August 2010 Some of the most beautiful areas of Britain could be sold off and wildlife and countryside protection measures…

Britain puts decarbonisation on hold

Economy First: Britain Puts Decarbonisation On Hold Allegra Stratton, The Guardian, 16 August 2010 The coalition is watering down a commitment to tough new environmental emissions standards, raising the possibility of dirty coal-fired power stations such as Kingsnorth going ahead. Green groups are aghast that a flagship policy called for in opposition by both Lib Dems…

New Zealand’s NIWA sued over climate data adjustments

NIWA is being sued by the NZ Climate Coalition, mainly due to the differences in data in this graph: Niwa sued over data accuracy The country’s state-owned weather and atmospheric research body is being taken to court in a challenge over the accuracy of its data used to calculate global warming. The New Zealand Climate…