Climate Craziness of the week – Claim: nuclear tests stopped global warming in the mid 20th century

People send me stuff. Never mind the other aerosol sources, it was the Fat Man and Little Boy. From the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics April 2011, these claims: Atmospheric nuclear explosions induced the stagnation in global warming in the mid 20th century. Atmospheric nuclear explosions can be regarded as full-scale in situ tests…

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All the climate news that’s fit to misprint

While Krugman wails at the NYT, giant Elk die in print for all the wrong climatic reasons. In Tips and Notes, P J Brennan says: All the news that’s fit to mis-report: From today’s NYT When the planet warmed at the end of the ice age 11,000 years ago, for example, the change was too…

CSIRO shows cyclone (hurricane) frequency down, contradict Gore and many others who claim Global Warming will increase them

From The Australian: Climate change to mean fewer cyclones and smaller waves, says CSIRO research CSIRO research commissioned by the federal government suggests climate change could dramatically reduce the number of tropical cyclones in the Australian region and decrease wave heights on the nation’s east coast. The surprise findings, which appear to contradict some common…