Warming Island: Just another Warmist myth

Guest post by David Middleton Like a zombie, this island keeps resurrecting itself in the gullible press. Problem is, its been on the maps for 50+ years. From the Guardian yesterday: New atlas shows extent of climate change The world’s newest island makes it on to the map as the Arctic Uunartoq Qeqertaq, or Warming…

Mann Fighting Release of UVA emails on Hockey stick

ATI Statement on Results from Today’s Hearing in Freedom of Information Act Case Against U. of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 16, 2011 Contact: Paul Chesser, paul.chesser@atinstitute.org Today in Prince William County court Judge Gaylord Finch delayed arguments and the scheduled production of documents in American Tradition Institute’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the University…

Newsbytes: Obama/EPA put CO2 regulation on hold

While the Goreacle was bloviating about “24 hours of climate reality“, Obama quietly slipped in the real reality – CO2 regulation is put on hold and Gore’s quest to regain his climate mojo has been made even more irrelevant. Obama Delays CO2 Regulations Indefinitely The Environmental Protection Agency is again delaying a plan to curb…

Trenberth gets a rebuttal to Spencer and Braswell published: turnaround 1 day

Turbo Peer Review is the new normal it seems. Steve McIntyre at Climate Audit writes: Bishop Hill draws attention to the publication of Trenberth’s comment on Spencer and Braswell 2011 in Remote Sensing. Unlike Trenberth’s presentation to the American Meteorological Society earlier this year (see here here here), Trenberth et al 2011 was not plagiarized.…

Water evaporated from trees cools global climate

From the Carnegie Institution – maybe we should build more cooling towers. Washington, DC. — Scientists have long debated about the impact on global climate of water evaporated from vegetation. New research from Carnegie’s Global Ecology department concludes that evaporated water helps cool the earth as a whole, not just the local area of evaporation,…