NASA’s extraterrestrial buzz

UPDATE2: 12/2/2010 10:15AM PST, NYT reports on this a full hour before the NASA news conference at 2PM EST (11AMPST) that it is in fact about arsenic microbes. – Anthony UPDATE: It may not be so profound as I conjectured below after all. Our always sharp WUWT readers point me to articles in the Daily…

Pelosi’s Global Warming Panel gets the axe

U.S. Republicans Axe Global Warming Panel From Politico House Republicans will scrap the committee set up by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to investigate global warming, the panel’s top Republican announced Wednesday. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) made official what many had already expected – the GOP majority will axe the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global…

Sea level rise: “jumpy” after last ice age

Image: Global Warming Art – click.  See also this recent WUWT story: Freaking out about NYC sea level rise is easy to do when you don’t pay attention to history From the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton: Global sea-level rise at the end of the last Ice Age Southampton researchers have estimated that …

Telegraph blunders, assumes Wikileaks was responsible for Climategate emails being made available to the public

While Wikileaks makes headline this week for releasing thousands of diplomatic cables, clueless journalist Tom Chivers of the telegraph does a roundup of “Wikileaks’ 10 greatest stories“. He lists this without realizing that Wikileaks was late to the party started on Climate blogs, including Climate Audit, The Air Vent, Climate-Skeptic.com, Lucia’s Blackboard, and  WUWT.