Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

Climate Craziness of the Week: sea life “must swim faster to survive climate change”

From the National Science Foundation, more nuttiness from the reef alarmist Ove Hugh-Goldberg’s sea-buddy John Bruno, who I encountered in Brisbane last year. I wonder how sea life manages to outrun El Niño and La Niña ENSO events without being … Continue reading

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An ironic juxtaposition of our elders and CO2

A strange juxtaposition in the news today about our older generation, carbon dioxide, and climate change. It seems the past 60 crowd produce less CO2 in their activities than the rest of us. It seems they also believe it affects … Continue reading

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No fair dinkum in Australia’s carbon tax today

Letter to the Editor (or an opinion piece) Watts Up With That? 8th November 2011 (Australia time)   Back towards the Dark Ages The passage of the carbon tax bills today is no reason for celebration. It is a step … Continue reading

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Back To Reality: UK Puts Climate Change On Back Burner

Newsbytes from The GWPF via Dr. Benny Peiser Britain’s carbon emissions grew faster than the economy last year for the first time since 1996, as a cash-strapped population relegated the environment down its league of concerns and spent more money … Continue reading

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Why Reanalysis “Data” Isn’t

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There is a new paper out by Xu and Powell, “Uncertainty of the stratospheric/tropospheric temperature trends in 1979–2008: multiple satellite MSU, radiosonde, and reanalysis datasets” (PDF, hereinafter XP2011). It shows the large differences between the satellite, … Continue reading

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Sea Ice News: rapid re-refreeze of the Arctic in October, 40% faster than normal

From NSIDC: A rapid freeze-up Arctic sea ice extent increased rapidly through October, as is typical this time of year. Large areas of open water were still present in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas at the end of the month. … Continue reading

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