OSU’s Dr. Lonnie Thompson pushes gloom and doom, still thinks the snows of Kilimanjaro are melting due to global warming

This is an OSU press release, timed to appear in Eurekalert for Cancun’s COP16 on December 8th, and reposted here verbatim, including the all caps headline. Even though the “melting on Kilimanjaro due to global warming” has been fully debunked by a recent peer reviewed paper (see Kilimanjaro’s snow – it’s about land use change,…

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Friday Funny – the new and improved 4 legged AGW table

Now with Escherisms! Josh from Cartoons by Josh writes: I thoroughly enjoyed all the helpful comments on both your blogs about Kev’s  4 legged climate table. I have tried to put a few of them in… the result was of course entirely predicted by my own highly sophisticated computerised climate cartoon model…as you can see.…

Quick, somebody slap a carbon tax on this new planet

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope Reveals First Carbon-Rich Planet PASADENA, Calif. — Astronomers have discovered that a huge, searing-hot planet orbiting another star is loaded with an unusual amount of carbon. The planet, a gas giant named WASP-12b, is the first carbon-rich world ever observed. The discovery was made using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, along with…

Monckton’s Mexican Missive #4

Mercury rising From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley Cancun, Mexico I am in the plenary session hall at the Moon Palace, where diligent readers of this humble blog will recall that Ms. Figurehead, the president of the UN climate conference here in Cancun, opened these quaint proceedings last week with a prayer to the Moon…