New hurricane record – 2232 days and counting since major Hurricane made landfall on the USA – last record was year 1900

While the alarmists squall over trying to control what they perceive as “extreme weather” driven by global warming at Durban COP17, urging immediate action in the form of coughing up 100 billion a year to poor countries for “reparations”, a quiet record has gone almost unnoticed. As of midnight Sunday, it has been 2232 days…

Chinese Deal Breakers

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The lead Chinese negotiator at the 17th UN COP (United Nations Conference of Partygoers) being celebrated in Durban is a man named Xie Zhenhua. He is the Vice Chairman of the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Mr. Xie has come to Durban in part to lay out the…

Tim Barnett on the hockey stick- “statistics were suspect”–the rest of the team knew of problems with Mann’s reconstruction

  Bishop Hill Writes: Email 2383 contains further evidence that everyone in the world of paleoclimate knew the Hockey Stick was a duffer. From: Tim Barnett [[2]mailto:XXXXXXXXXXX@ucsd.edu] Sent: 11 October 2004 16:42 To: Gabi Hegerl; Klaus Hasselmann Cc: Prof.Dr. Hans von Storch; Myles Allen; francis; Reiner Schnur; Phil Jones; Tom Crowley; Nathan Gillett; David Karoly;…