Daily Archives: August 1, 2011

Drought by area impacted is worst ever – though majority of US still drought free

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln , a new record in the 12 year old drought monitor. US sets drought monitor’s ‘exceptional drought’ record in July Worst classification for drought in nearly 12 percent of contiguous US The percent of contiguous … Continue reading

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July UAH global temperature, up slightly

UAH Global Temperature Update July, 2011: +0.37 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer How ironic..a “global warming denier” reporting on warmer temperatures The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for July, 2011 increased to +0.37 deg. C (click on the … Continue reading

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New term from the Chronicle: “Climate Thuggery”

Below is an excerpt of the piece: Climate Thuggery July 29, 2011, 10:04 am By Peter Wood Is anthropogenic global warming (AGW) a valid scientific theory?  Is it well supported by the empirical data or is it mostly an artifact … Continue reading

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Rise of the 1st Law Deniers

 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. So, we continue to be treated to news articles (e.g. here, and here.) quoting esteemed scientists who claim to have found problems with our paper published in Remote Sensing, which shows huge discrepancies between … Continue reading

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UK Faces Anti-Green Backlash As Energy Prices Rise

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at the GWPF: The British government faces a public backlash against its green energy agenda as consumers are unwilling to spend more on power and gas bills to pay for investment in low-carbon forms of … Continue reading

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August WUWT Arctic sea ice outlook submitted to ARCUS

This month, we have nearly a perfect bell curve distribution of votes, except for a minority vote that says less than 4.5 million sq kilometers. 750 votes were cast. PAN-ARCTIC OUTLOOK – WUWT (acronym for WattsUpWithThat.com)

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