Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Truly surprising science discovery – free floating planets

This is the last thing I expected, we live in an amazing age of discovery. From the AAAS: About these ads

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IPCC’s species extinction hype “fundamentally flawed”

Before you read this, I’ll remind WUWT readers of this essay: Where Are The Corpses? Posted on January 4, 2010 by Willis Eschenbach Which is an excellent primer for understanding the species extinction issue. Willis pointed out that there are a … Continue reading

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Sea Ice News – Call for Arctic sea-ice forecasts, plus forecast poll

It has been awhile since I’ve done a sea-ice report. That said, not much of note has been going on in the sea-ice arena, we are in that time of year when all of the years converge into a tighter … Continue reading

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Canada finds climate sanity

Back from the brink A sudden outbreak of sanity seems to have taken hold Canada. Firstly the idea of a carbon tax appears to have been killed off for good: Conservatives kill carbon tax Conservatives have kiboshed a carbon tax, Environment … Continue reading

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NOAA hurricane outlook indicates an above-normal Atlantic season

Looks pretty much the same as Mann’s hurricane season predictions The Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year, according to the seasonal outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather … Continue reading

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According to the best-sited stations, the diurnal temperature range in the lower 48 states has no century-scale trend.

It seems that a number of folks have missed one of the more important conclusions from our first paper on the surfacestations project. Co-author Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon has some things to say about it the finding that is the title. … Continue reading

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Perth’s summer- hottest or not?

Perth temperature history Guest post by Chris Gillham It’s worth digging a bit deeper into claims by the Bureau of Meteorology that Perth endured its equal hottest summer in 2010/11 and its hottest first four months of the year on … Continue reading

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