Daily Archives: December 19, 2010

The Mayor of London gives props to skeptic Piers Corbyn

George Monbiot probably burst a blood vessel when he read this. Congratulations to Piers, who doesn’t need a teraflop class supercomputer to render a forecast. This passage tells the story: I have not a clue whether his methods are sound … Continue reading

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Posted in Opinion, Politics | Tagged , , | 145 Comments

Model Charged with Excessive Use of Forcing

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The GISS Model E is the workhorse of NASA’s climate models. I got interested in the GISSE hindcasts of the 20th century due to an interesting posting by Lucia over at the Blackboard. She built … Continue reading

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Associated Press gone wild: 2010 disaster article is unadulterated trash

2010’s world gone wild: Quakes, floods, blizzards: The Associated Press has published one of the most biased pieces of environmental science journalism in a long time,  and that’s quite a feat in itself. Indeed, there are some serious journalistic integrity … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change, media | Tagged , , | 157 Comments

Renewables forcing consumer energy price rise in Oregon

Rates set to jump for Pacific Power, PGE customers in January. Published: Friday, December 17, 2010, 9:24 PM     Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010, 9:24 PM By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian Come New Year’s, better strip the lights off the … Continue reading

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Greenland blows hot and cold while Europe freezes

There’s a colorfully sharp temperature contrast in Greenland, one might think it was “red hot” there. Hmmm where have we seen something like this before? The warm red pocket over southern Greenland and Eastern Canada is caused by a blocking … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , | 58 Comments

Sunday Silly

Measuring temperature has its risks and uncertainties, you can bank on it.

Posted in Humor | 39 Comments