I Have A Stake In The Outcome

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Here on WUWT, Ron Cram has provided an interesting overview of a number of people’s ideas about desirable changes to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC). He proposes that the IPCC provide us with a majority and a minority view of climate science, rather than just…

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The Futility of Wind Power

From Viv Forbes of Australia’s Carbon Sense Coalition comes this new document intended as “a submission to the Australian Senate Enquiry into Wind Farms” on the extraordinary costs of wind power generation both economically and environmentally:

A Conversation with an Infrared Radiation Expert

A guest post by Ken Coffman and Mikael Cronholm In clicking around on the Internet, I found an outstanding paper called Thermodynamics of Furnace Tubes – Killing Popular Myths about Furnace Tube Temperature Measurement written by Mikael Cronholm. The paper was clever and wise…and made a lot of sense. Clearly Mikael knows a lot about…

M class solar flare today

Dr. Leif Svalgaard writes in a short email: M6.6 flare kicks F10.7 to 126 sfu Here’s the flare on the X-ray plot:Here’s the xray image: So while the sun has been generally quiet recently, it still has its fits of flaring on occasion, as would be expected. Sunspot group 1158 was responsible for this, and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) On Wednesday, Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and Lynn Goldman, a former EPA Assistant Administrator, representing the American Public Health Association, stridently defended the global warming orthodoxy before a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and…