Daily Archives: August 17, 2011

NASA squelches comet Elenin fears

NASA got tired of answering doomsday questions, so issued a statement and FAQs to deal with the nonsense. Comet Elenin Poses No Threat to Earth Often, comets are portrayed as harbingers of gloom and doom in movies and on television, … Continue reading

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Posted in Space | 43 Comments

Still no polar ice tipping points ahead

We covered this earlier, but this is a new press release on the subject today. From the University of Washington via Eurekalert Model shows polar ice caps can recover from warmer climate-induced melting A growing body of recent research indicates … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | 85 Comments

Quote of the week – hump day hilarity

I busted out laughing when I saw this from the Pajamas Media Tattler.

Posted in Humor, Quote of the Week | 22 Comments

NOAA’s Weather Ready Nation

This press release from NOAA came in an email today. I’m not too impressed by the “2011 Ties Record for Billion Dollar Disasters” statement because as inflation and property values rise, so will monetary estimates for “most expensive disaster year”. … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster, NOAA | 46 Comments

ARCUS Sea Ice August forecast online

The August SEARCH forecast is now online, a little late this month. As before, I’ll make the poll for WUWT readers available at the end of the month for the final forecast. Personally I think the last WUWT reader poll … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Forecasting, Sea ice | 44 Comments

NIST – more GHG measurement needed

From the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Greenhouse gases: The measurement challenge The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other “greenhouse gases” in the Earth’s atmosphere has been identified as a cause for serious concern … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, measurement | 29 Comments