Speaking of Gavin…

Update 5 pm Eastern: 1,000 comments on thread at http://judithcurry.com, and some very “feisty” discourse in this new era of civility. Since my post on the “RealClimate’s over-the-top response” of Gavin and the Team has been getting a lot of discussion, I thought it only fair to mention that Dr. Judith Curry dropped in to leave…

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The U.N., failing to convince the world, turns to Hollywood on global warming

February 22, 2011: “Global warming: The United Nations courts Tinseltown“, Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.A. “Now the beleaguered multi-national agency, fresh from a disappointing round of climate negotiations in Cancun, wants something more concrete: actual story lines in movies, television and social media drawing attention to the dangers of global warming. … The day-long gathering…

Climate change in the Pacific Northwest: still happening after all these years

From the University of Pittsburgh, refreshingly, no mention of AGW in this latest paper. Why, it’s almost as if, these extreme climate shifts occurred….naturally. 6,000-year climate record suggests longer droughts, drier climate for Pacific Northwest Pitt-led team used a sediment core from Washington state’s Castor Lake to unravel regional wet/dry cycles since 4,000 BCE and…

Climate Bloodhounds

Steve McIntyre is blogging again. This time it is about a little noticed Climategate email where Dr. Raymond Bradley disses skeptics as being too unsophisticated to be able to figure out what was withheld. I agree with Steve, when he says it is rather “repugnant”. Here’s the relevant passage from Bradley …in the verification period,…

Theory: Climate change to affect food safety

I suppose it’s a toss up between “do you want fries with that?” and all the food content danger it implies, or the chance that you’ll get moldy or infected food. Our society has made great advances in food safety in the last century, I don’t expect a few tenths of a degree temperature rise…