Daily Archives: October 28, 2011

Major Snow for Northeastern USA – NYC may get earliest 1″ snowfall since the Civil War

How long before somebody blames it on global warming? Who will be first? Romm? McKibben? AP Science writer Seth Borenstein?, some clueless politician? New York has received measurable snow before Halloween only 3 times since 1869. These events were never … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – bonus

Josh caricatures “team aerosols” thanks to Dr. Roger Pielke’s compilation of responses to this question:  ‘Why, despite steadily accumulating greenhouse gases, did the rise of the planet’s temperature stall for the past decade?” Excuses, excuses.

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Donna’s IPCC “delinquent teenager” now in paperback

NOW AVAILABLE!! Paperback $20 (click here) -250 pages -includes an index -ships internationally from CreateSpace, the publishing arm of Amazon.com

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Test of Rossi’s 1 MW E-Cat fusion system apparently successful

Guest post by Ric Werme Today is the customer test of Andrea Rossi’s 1 MW fusion reactor in his facility in Bologna, Italy. While Rossi initially expected to provide streaming video of the test, the customer nixed that because they … Continue reading

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Explaining Muller vs. Muller: is BEST blissfully unaware of cosmic-ray-cloud theory?

Guest post by Alec Rawls Here is the puzzle, as noted by Nigel Calder and others: how can BEST insist that a modicum of additional evidence of late 20th century warming should put skepticism of the CO2-warming theory to rest, … Continue reading

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New NPP weather satellite launched – new features for climate

Launch video from Vandenburg and mission video animation: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nation’s newest environmental satellite successfully launched NPP is vital for NOAA’s weather forecast mission America’s newest polar-orbiting satellite roared into orbit this morning, setting the stage for enhanced weather … Continue reading

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Mediterranean droughts man made or not?

NOAA study: Human-caused climate change a major factor in more frequent Mediterranean droughts Winter precipitation trends in the Mediterranean region for the period 1902 – 2010. High Resolution (Credit: NOAA) Wintertime droughts are increasingly common in the Mediterranean region, and … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – TV news accidentally parodies the “occupiers”

From TVSpy: KGW, the NBC-affiliate in Portland, is under fire after accidentally airing a graphic listing numbers of “stinky people” and “angry people” at Occupy Portland. The graphic (pictured below) aired briefly, for less than a second, in the middle … Continue reading

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Increase of extreme foolishness in a warming world

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Stefan Rahmstorf and Dim Coumou have published a paper (paywalled, of course) in one of the best-known vanity presses of science, PNAS (Proceedings of the National Alarmists of Science). I think this is another PNAS study … Continue reading

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