Daily Archives: June 2, 2011

Klotzbach and Gray continue to expect a well above-average hurricane season

The last (and my favorite) of the major hurricane seasonal forecasts came out yesterday. Phil Klotzbach and Bill Gray from Colorado State are sticking with their April forecast. Rather anti-climactic, but perhaps it’s a measure of the confidence in the … Continue reading

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Mann’s Hockey Stick, Climategate, and FOI – in a nutshell

On the Climate Audit thread, The Vergano FOI Request the irascible Nick Stokes provokes another commenter “mpaul”, to lay out all the history in a simple summary that even Nick might understand. I thought it was worth repeating here for readers who … Continue reading

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More climate model fail: soil carbon not handled well

From Oregon State University: Climate projections don’t accurately reflect soil carbon release 6-2-11 CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study concludes that models may be predicting releases of atmospheric carbon dioxide that are either too high or too low, depending on … Continue reading

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Countdown to flatline: world carbon trading market falls for first time – World Bank reports rumblings of possible failure

I wonder how long before flatlining occurs, like last year with the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX):   Even the Guardian is covering this “failure” of carbon markets. They write: The international market in carbon credits has suffered an almost total … Continue reading

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“Worms from hell” found – in a place nobody thought they could live

This might have some impact on the search for extraterrestrial life. If these things can live in this sort of hostile environment, perhaps we’ll find similar life forms below the surface of other planets, such as Mars, which may have … Continue reading

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Virginia university releases correspondence of professor involved in ‘Hockey Stick’ controversy

Silence from pressure groups deafening; media joins hypocrisy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Contacts: Christopher Horner, chris.horner@atinstitute.org Paul Chesser, paul.chesser@atinstitute.org American Tradition Institute’s Environmental Law Center has learned that George Mason University, in response to a Freedom of … Continue reading

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“Earth itself is telling us there’s nothing to worry about in doubled, or even quadrupled, atmospheric CO2″

Readers may recall Pat Franks’s excellent essay on uncertainty in the temperature record.  He emailed me about this new essay he posted on the Air Vent, with suggestions I cover it at WUWT, I regret it got lost in my … Continue reading

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