Arsenic and post-haste: another example of the broken peer review process turned “science by press release”

Did “go fever” push NASA to publicly announce science to the MSM that wasn’t well peer reviewed? WUWT readers may recall that I conjectured about the cryptic press release NASA made last week that set the blogosphere afire. See NASA’s extraterrestrial buzz where the press release announced: NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m.…

About these ads

NASA climate model shows plants slow Global Warming by creating a new negative feedback in response to increased CO2

  From NASA Earth Science news: A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback – a cooling effect – in the Earth’s climate system that could work to reduce future global warming. The…

Massive solar filament eruption captured by SDO

The Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite captured this image yesterday. A massive filament on the Sun erupted in a stunning display as seen here in the videos below. The giant solar eruption created a long filament of magnetic plasma, which extended an astounding 435,000 miles (700,000 kilometers). This is nearly twice the distance between the Earth…

Monckton’s Mexican Missive #2

Yes, we have no bananas From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in Cancun, Mexico at COP16 via SPPI I dined with Dr. Roy Spencer as the Atlantic rollers swished and crashed against the long, sandy beach here in Cancun. We ate coconut-crusted camarones. Appropriately, shrimps in the Spanish-speaking world are named after the British Prime…

News bites: The Green Energy Collapse

From the GWPF, a collection of headlines: Across the world, unsustainable subsidies for wind and solar are being cut back.—Lawrence Solomon, – Financial Post, 3 December 2010 The French government is planning to suspend feed-in tariffs for new photovoltaic installations above a capacity of 3 kilowatt hours for a period of four months, according to…

Exposed: A $7-billion carbon scam

Here’s more clear evidence that the Carbon Trading industry is doomed. Not only has carbon trading been halted in the USA due to lack of a market and ludicrously low prices of a nickel per ton, now it has been learned that in Denmark, more than 7 billion dollars has been lost due to the…

Antarctic Ozone Hole smallest in five years

  From MSNBC: WELLINGTON, New Zealand — International efforts to phase out the use of chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting substances may be paying off, according to research revealed Friday by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand. The Antarctica ozone hole is the smallest it has been in the past five years,…