The Big Sky “drill baby drill” project – just another dry hole into which taxpayer money is sequestered

From Montana State University, news of a big drilling project, except this one produces nothing. MSU moves forward with U.S. Department of Energy backed carbon dioxide storage project in northern Montana Montana State University finalized negotiations with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory on Tuesday to begin…

Montana’s new big sky discovery – El Niño casts a wide net

From Montana State University  and the “weather is not climate” department: Montana State researcher discovers link between Montana weather, ocean near Peru BOZEMAN, Mont. – A Montana State University researcher who analyzed 100 years of data has found a significant link between extreme Montana weather and the ocean temperatures near Peru. Montanans who want to…

Pat Michaels on aerosols, China coal, and lack of recent warming

The Current Wisdom: The Lack of Recent Warming and the State of Peer Review by Patrick J. Michaels Boston University’s Robert Kaufmann and colleagues recently published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the causes of the recent dearth of “global warming.” They concluded that it’s simply natural variability, augmented…

Climate variability in East Africa & El Niño Southern Oscillation

From the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres  another reason why Mount Kialmanjaro isn’t controlled by CO2 as Al Gore and Lonnie Thompson think. La Ninas distant effects in East Africa Droughts and floods are remote-controlled climate effects 5 August 2011 | Potsdam: For 20 000 years, climate variability in East Africa has been following…