Daily Archives: February 13, 2011

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 … Continue reading

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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:

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“The main problem is that the earth is hot, flat and crowded”

That headline is a newspaper article quote from NASA JPL’s resident climatologist Bill Patzert. However, given how badly writer “Beige Luciano-Adams” has botched the rest of the article Patzert is featured in, I suspect it is a misquote. Patzert can’t … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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A viewpoint on the Antarctic warming debate

Antarctic temperature plots through the history of the debate: NASA 2004: NASA 2007: Steig et al 2009:   O’Donnell et al 2010:   Some historical perspective:

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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 … Continue reading

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A modest proposal in lieu of disbanding the IPCC

Guest post by Ron Cram Since Climategate, PachauriGate, GlacierGate and AmazonGate, a number of mainstream and skeptical climate scientists have been very critical of the IPCC. Some are suggesting the IPCC should be disbanded and future assessment reports should come … Continue reading

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