Daily Archives: November 1, 2010

A few thoughts on California’s Proposition 23 “battle for the planet”

As we head to the polls November 2nd, one of the ugliest and most watched global warming battles will get a litmus test by the voters of California. First some background. California’s Global Warming Solutions Act called AB32 was passed … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate News, Politics | 126 Comments

UAH global temperature, down about 0.2°C in October

As pointed out last week, Sea Surface Temperatures and the daily lower troposphere temperatures continue to fall as La Niña looms large in the Pacific. We may find that the continued drop prevents 2010 from being the “hottest year ever” … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climate News | 50 Comments

Spencer on Global Warming Elitism, Tomorrow’s Election, and The Future

by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The NASA A-Train satellite constellation symposium I attended last week in New Orleans was in some sense a celebration of the wide variety of global satellite observations we are now collecting from Earth orbit. … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion, Politics | 226 Comments

Josh on Mosh

When is science art, and art, science? It is metaphysical or metadata? Josh moshes the meta without harshing the mellow:

Posted in Humor | 15 Comments

Arctic Temperatures and Ice – Why it is Natural Variability

By Joe D’Aleo, CCM On October 21st the Associated Press hit the wires with a story entitled ”Sea Ice Melting as Arctic Temperatures Rise.” The temperatures in the arctic have indeed risen in recent years and ice has declined, bottoming … Continue reading

Posted in AMO, Arctic, PDO | 66 Comments

NGO pleads for $15 billion “ocean acidification” monitoring system

Via Eurekalert, from the NGO Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO), a press release that says, “panic! please send money”. Here’s the punch line: The Foundation says the average level of pH at the ocean surface has dropped … Continue reading

Posted in Oceans | 201 Comments

No more double standards

Government officials and grant recipients must also be held accountable for fraud Guest post by Paul Driessen False, misleading or fraudulent claims have long brought the wrath of juries, judges and government agencies down on perpetrators. So have substandard manufacturing … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Opinion | 60 Comments