Daily Archives: January 5, 2012

Even with a busy tornado year, still no upward trend in tornadoes

US Tornado Trends–Updated to 2011 Guest post by Paul Homewood 2011 has obviously been a disastrous year for tornadoes in the USA, but does this reflect an increasing trend in either the number or severity of tornadoes? The NOAA graph below … Continue reading

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Mercury fingered in Permian-Triassic extinction

Hmmm. This sounds a bit like a sales pitch against “dirty coal” in support of the recent EPA Mercury ruling instead of regular geological research. I question this research claim because they only have evidence that there were spikes of … Continue reading

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Defund the IPCC Now

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, I woke up to some bad news this morning. It turns out that the GAO, the US General Accounting Office, says US has been secretly hiding their funding of the IPCC for the last … Continue reading

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Honda being sued in small claims court by woman they ignored over hybrid gas-electric mileage claim

This is novel. A woman who is upset with Honda over lack of promised gas mileage on her HondaCivic Hybrid. It seems as the battery aged, the mileage went from the EPA sanctioned 51mpg highway sticker value to about 30. … Continue reading

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Abrupt changes in GHCN station-level temperature records contradict the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) claims.

Guest post by Jens Raunsø Jensen Preamble Inspired by a statement by Dr. Kevin Trenberth in the e-mails referred to as Climategate 2.0 (#3946 discussed here), it is hoped that climate scientists will have “an open enough mind to even … Continue reading

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