Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

Climate debate rages in The Australian

I’m pleased to offer some essays and letters with links that have recently appeared in The Australian newspaper. One of them is an essay from my friend and fellow skeptic, Jo Nova, in Perth, who does a superb job with … Continue reading

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Coldest December ever in Britain as snow piles up, Europe freezes

Breaking news!  December can still be cold and snowy over parts of the Northern Hemisphere.  Don’t look to the American media for much information about European weather;  it’s about as foreign as driving on the wrong side of the road.  … Continue reading

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Lunar eclipse and winter solstice to coincide, first time since the year 1378

How often do you get to witness an event that has not been seen since the year 1378,  over half a millennium, 632 years ago? Of course, weather will make or break the viewing, and it appears the much of … Continue reading

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Climate Central confuses weather and climate – you help write the rebuttal

Here’s an opportunity for crowd-sourcing a rebuttal to Climate Central’s Top Ten Climate Events of 2010. I think it is mistitled, and should be Climate Central’s Top Ten Weather Events of 2010. Of course it OK when they do it, … Continue reading

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Warming skeptic gets key Science post – may do “mean things”

From Politico Leading House climate skeptic Jim Sensenbrenner appears to have landed a perch to lead investigations into global warming science. The Wisconsin Republican is set to become the vice chairman of the House Science Committee under incoming Chairman Ralph … Continue reading

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First measurement of magnetic field in Earth’s core

Earth’s internal dynamo generates average field in outer core 50 times that at surface A University of California, Berkeley, geophysicist has made the first-ever measurement of the strength of the magnetic field inside Earth’s core, 1,800 miles underground. The magnetic … Continue reading

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Friday Funny

This video has been making the rounds, and the most encouraging thing about it is: it ran on the BBC. The fact that is did speaks to the growing skeptical view of climate change.

Posted in Humor, Satire | 118 Comments