Daily Archives: September 30, 2011

My Oh Miocene

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach It was hot here a couple of days ago. I walked past a huge aloe vera plant, taller than my head, that grows by our house. The heat radiating off of the plant was palpable. … Continue reading

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Principle of the Universality: responsibilities of scientists

From the International Council for Science,  something for the beleaguered climate science community to consider. Responsibilities of scientists underlined by scientific community Rome, Italy – The General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU) today reaffirmed the universal values … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Alan Carlin on vindication

While the GAO issues a report today saying that the US Historical Climatological Monitoring Network has real tangible problems (as I have been saying for years) the Inspector General just released a report this week saying that EPA rushed their … Continue reading

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GAO report on the poor quality of the US climate monitoring network

Senator Inhofe’s EPW office issued a press release today on the subject of USHCN Climate Monitoring stations along with links to this report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) …the report notes, “NOAA does not centrally track whether USHCN stations … Continue reading

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The Telegraph finally figures out where the North Magnetic Pole is was, issues microscopically sized correction

WUWT readers may remember this story I wrote about the clowns from Old Pulteney’s “Row to the Pole” who had headlines blaring in Britain exclaiming they had rowed to the “north pole”. Telegraph, BBC, and Independent geography FAIL: “Row to … Continue reading

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CDM-ania

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I wrote previously about the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. In that post, I pointed out an underlying irony of the CDM. At the behest of European AGW supporters who would never, … Continue reading

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Wikileaks: Major UN Climate Programme ‘Basically A Farce’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at The Global Warming Policy Foundation A diplomatic cable published last month by the WikiLeaks website reveals that most of the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in India should not have been certified because … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – bug sex and beer

From the University of Toronto, where they didn’t blame the CO2 in the beer for this, thank goodness. University of Toronto Mississauga professor wins Ig Nobel Prize for beer, sex research It was a case of a besotted male and … Continue reading

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