Daily Archives: February 27, 2011

Nero’s thumb: now in comments

UPDATE: This feature has two undesirable side effects: 1) significantly increased load times for post pages 2) it puts thumbs up/down on all old posts, not just posts going forward, so not only does it add load times to those, … Continue reading

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Snow in Saratoga

“A veritable dusting” as Time says of Friday’s snow in San Francisco (“the first snow in 35 years“), but that was at 900 feet (in the Twin Peaks neighborhood). Here’s a picture I just got from some friends on the … Continue reading

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WUWT – Voted Best Science Blog in the 2011 Bloggies

UPDATE: It is official now, here’s a screencap from the Bloggies page: I really like the fact that they used a thermometer in the design. =============================================================== This was truly surprising. According to the Bloggies Facebook page, WUWT has been named … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “Give me a faster computer and I will give you the wrong result sooner.” Malcolm Ross upon reading that the MET Office claimed that it failed to predict the cold December and January in Britain because … Continue reading

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Ancient natural global warming

Arctic environment during an ancient bout of natural global warming Scientists are unravelling the environmental changes that took place around the Arctic during an exceptional episode of ancient global warming. Newly published results from a high-resolution study of sediments collected … Continue reading

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Willis hits the news stands in London

Christopher Booker’s Telegraph column used Willis Eschenbach’s recent Open Letter to Nature as the basis for the Sunday column: Booker writes:

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