Daily Archives: December 8, 2011

“Very wet rain events” from tropical cyclones linked to earthquakes

From the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science , an interesting groundbreaking paper, ahem…but, wait for it, we’ll soon hear “Climate disruption causes more hurricanes and those cause more earthquakes” from the Rommists and McKibbenites. Research … Continue reading

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The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal (ho ho)

From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.some comments on the recent scathing report on BBC’s impartiality (ho ho) when it comes to reporting climate change. He writes: Comments On The Global Warming Policy Foundation Report “The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal” … Continue reading

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Goreathon – now in a living color poster

WUWT readers likely remember the 24 hours of the Goreathon on WUWT, one of our most viewed days ever. Josh of CartoonsbyJosh.com put in a herculean effort to come up with 24 frames of artwork spoofing the Gore-fest. You can … Continue reading

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Windsplode in Scotland – plus some turbines can’t handle 50mph

I wonder what the incident frequency is for wind turbine fires versus say coal, hydro, or nuclear plants? From STV Scotland:

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Birds apparently can’t outfly climate change

From Duke University , another Durban doozy, yes we’ll have roasted fowl in the trees because they may not be moving fast enough. Climate change driving tropical birds to higher elevations DURHAM, N.C. — Tropical birds are moving to higher … Continue reading

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UCAR on Blocking Highs, heat waves, and modeling limits

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. writes: Candid Admission By UCAR – “Blocking The Way – Predicting The Atmospheric Detours That Lead To Weather Troubles” There was an interesting article in the Fall issue of the UCAR Magazine titled by Bob Henson titled Blocking The … Continue reading

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