Inspector General Finds NOAA Climategate Emails Warranted “Further Investigation”

As usual, the mainstream media reads and reports only the summary page and so assumed NOAA is cleared of all wrongdoing. But there is a lot more to this story. And it isn’t over yet. Senator Inhofe Press Release (source here) Washington, D.C.–Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and…

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Nature Magazine’s Folie à Deux, Part Deux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, in my last post I thought that I had seen nature at its worst … Nature Magazine, that is. But now I’ve had a chance to look at the other paywalled Nature paper in the same issue, entitled Anthropogenic greenhouse gas contribution to flood risk in England and Wales…

A microbe albedo effect for ocean sunlight absorption

From MIT, something surprising. Like alignment of iron atoms in a magnet, microbes in seawater can align and change the albedo. It makes me wonder how much seawater can be warming by light absorption in ENSO events, which change currents. Perhaps there is a contribution, I don’t know, but it is very interesting. Scientists say…

NASA’s Glory Climate Mission Hits a Snag

The story below was released yesterday, but the mission has already been postponed once, and, twice. Taurus Delay Extended: 2/23/2011 – VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. — The Taurus launch scheduled for 2:09 a.m. (PST), Feb. 24, has been delayed due to technical issues. The launch is expected no earlier than Feb. 25 at 2:09 PST. More information will be…