Daily Archives: October 25, 2011

Singer’s letter to WaPo on BEST

The scientific finding that does not settle the climate-change debate S. Fred Singer      Letter to WashPost  Oct 25, 2011** Before you write off Bachmann, Cain, and Perry as cynical diehards, deniers, idiots, or whatever, [WashPost Oct 24] consider this: Why … Continue reading

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Posted in Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature, Opinion | Tagged , , | 81 Comments

New paper from Loehle & Eschenbach shows extinction data has been wrongly blamed on climate change due to island species sensitivity

Guest post by Dr. Craig Loehle Last year, Willis Eschenbach had a WUWT post about extinction rates being exaggerated in the literature. I offered to help him get this published, and it is now out. We conclude that the extinction … Continue reading

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The Reef Abides

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I love the coral reefs of the planet. In my childhood on a dusty cattle ranch in the Western US, I decorated my mental imaginarium of the world with images of unbelievably colored reefs below … Continue reading

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No global climate change in the past 20,000 years?

Guest post by Dr. Don J. Easterbrook Dept. of Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA In a paper entitled “Current global warming appears anomalous in relation to the climate of the last 20 000 years,” Svante Björck claims that, over … Continue reading

Posted in Paleoclimatology | Tagged , , , | 72 Comments

Largest nuclear bomb dismantled to date in the US arsenal, the B53

According to Wikipedia, this warhead (9.1 megatons) was apparently never tested, although an experimental TX-46 predecessor design was detonated 28 June 1958 as Hardtack Oak, which detonated at a yield of 8.9 Megatons. From The National Nuclear Security Administration WASHINGTON, … Continue reading

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It’s libel – except when Mike does it

This Mann-made global warming lawsuit could backfire on the Penn State alarmist Guest post by Paul Driessen Lewis Carroll died too soon. Just imagine the fun he’d have with the cliquish clan of climate catastrophe researchers who seek to control … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate, FOI, Michael E. Mann | Tagged , , | 126 Comments

Aurora in Michigan last night – great time lapse video

As I mentioned on my post yesterday, low latitude aurora could be possible thanks to the CME that impacted Earth yesterday. Here’s a wonderful time lapse video from Michigan last night showing the Aurora Borealis in stunning color and clarity.

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Another Climate FAIL: New Research Casts Doubt on Doomsday Himalayan Water Shortage Predictions

Barry Woods writes via email: Previously: (at Copenhagen) Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: “In 25 years the glaciers that provide water for 3/4 of a billion people will disapear entirely” Now: Himalayan Glaciers (and others) New Research Casts Doubt on … Continue reading

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The IPCC “Delinquent teenager” gets air time

Donna Laframboise is interviewed on SunTV about her new book. 7:40, but well worth your time. Click image for the video. Tom Harris at ICSC writes: Toronto-based researcher Donna Laframboise deconstruct the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on … Continue reading

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