Daily Archives: September 19, 2011

Climate clam chowder has a spicy ENSO rhythm from an old recipe

From the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research comes word that the climate varied before, just like it does today, and we won’t be stuck with a permanent El Niño. Imagine that. 50-million-year-old clam shells provide indications of … Continue reading

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Posted in Antarctic, Arctic, ENSO, Paleoclimatology | Tagged , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Early Winter in Switzerland

Global Warming alarmists have long claimed that snowfall would soon be a thing of the past in the Swiss Alps, that the glaciers would melt, tourists would leave, and the ski industry would die. There CERTAINLY would not be any … Continue reading

Posted in snowfall, Weather | Tagged , , , , , | 86 Comments

‘Atlasgate’ deepens: NSIDC rejects being a specific source of The Times Atlas 15% Greenland ice loss claim

The Guardian has this article up today: The claim was this: “for the first time, the new edition of the (atlas) has had to erase 15% of Greenland’s once permanent ice cover – turning an area the size of the … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Greenland ice sheet | Tagged , , , , , | 112 Comments

Uncertain, impaired, models

There’s a runway joke in here somewhere, but it seems that this is a pitch for a new satellite program. From the National Physical Laboratory Uncertain climate models impair long-term climate strategies New calibration satellite required to make accurate predictions, … Continue reading

Posted in Modeling | 93 Comments

“There is to our knowledge no support for this claim in the published scientific literature.”

When megawarmist Richard Black of the BBC pans it, you know it’s a problem. WUWT covered this story earlier, now the crescendo is building on this fancifully exaggerated claim about Greenland melting. The Times Atlas says: “for the first time, … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Greenland ice sheet | 69 Comments

Forbes: Can We Really Call Climate Science A Science?

Below are excerpts from a story by Paul Roderick Gregory, in Forbes, plus an examination of how desperate the website SkepticalScience seems to have become in the way they treat professionals. Excerpts from Forbes: ================================================ Three recent events have brought … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness | 131 Comments

Impressive timelapse movie from the ISS shows active thunderstorms & city nightlights

This was featured on Slashdot, and I thought I’d share it here since it is so impressive. From the description on YouTube: A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. … Continue reading

Posted in Space | Tagged | 33 Comments