Daily Archives: April 19, 2011

Democrats and Republicans increasingly divided over global warming

Gosh, we never would have figured this out on our own. The conclusion is stunning: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION In response to our first research question, we find a sizable political divide between liberals/Democrats and conservatives/Republicans in the American public on … Continue reading

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Why it seems that severe weather is “getting worse” when the data shows otherwise – a historical perspective

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr  on his Blog, April 18th writes: A new analysis of floods around the world has been called to my attention. The new analysis is contrary to conventional wisdom but consistent with the scientific literature on global … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, media, Opinion, thunderstorms, tornadoes, Tsunami, Weather | Tagged , , | 52 Comments

US Greenhouse gas emissions drop to lowest level in 15 years

As first highlighted by World Climate Report and later by WUWT last week:  Now its your electric ice maker in your fridge that’s killing the planet, meanwhile CO2 emissions fall significantly in the USA …this Financial Times story citing the same … Continue reading

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Satellite-Era Sea Surface Temperature Versus IPCC Hindcast/Projections – Part 2

Guest post by Bob Tisdale THE INDIAN AND ATLANTIC OCEANS INTRODUCTION This post is a continuation of Part 1 – Satellite-Era Sea Surface Temperature Versus IPCC Hindcast/Projections.  It examines the differences between multi-model mean of the IPCC 20C3M (Hindcast)/SRES A1B (Projection) … Continue reading

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Pielke Senior on Climate Science Misconceptions #3

Guest post by Dr. Roger Pielke Senior Climate Science Myths And Misconceptions – Post #3 On Multi-Decadal Regional Climate Predictions Of Changes In Decadal And Longer Statistics Of Extreme Weather This past Friday, Ben Herman commented in Guest Post By Ben … Continue reading

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Are biofuel policies to help Mother Earth killing her most vulnerable children instead?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany I have a new paper — Could Biofuel Policies Increase Death and Disease in Developing Countries?  — which suggests that global warming policies may be helping kill more people than it saves. It was … Continue reading

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