Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

American Tradition Institute Comments on Virginia Supreme Court Decision

  ( March 2, 2012) – In response to actions taken by Virginia’s Attorney General, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today that the University of Virginia and all other state agencies cannot be served with civil investigative demands which … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – alarmists missing targets

Ross McKittrick writes in with this: A bracing essay at Pointman’s. I particularly like this bit:

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Friday Funny – pandemonium

Steve McIntyre writes: Lynn Truss‘ book on punctuation “Eats, Shoots and Leaves” received astonishing coverage. The title of the book is based on the following joke: A panda walks into a café. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws … Continue reading

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Increasing Winter Cold in Recent Years and the Arctic

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM A new study led by the Georgia Institute of Technology attempted to support a relationship reported in recent years (Overland) between melting ice in the Arctic regions and widespread cold outbreaks in the Northern Hemisphere. “We … Continue reading

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Dust deposition linked to glacier melt

From the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science and the Department of “The Albedo made me do it” comes further proof of what we have been saying before on WUWT about albedo effects of soot and … Continue reading

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Things About Peter Gleick That “Might Also Interest or Intrigue You”

Guest post by David Ross According to his own account, Peter Gleick “received an anonymous document in the mail describing what appeared to be details of the Heartland Institute’s climate program strategy.” http://heartland.org/media-library/pdfs/FORGED%20HEARTLAND%20MEMO.pdf Why was the “Climate Strategy” leaked only … Continue reading

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UAH global temperature anomaly – still below the zero line

UAH Global Temperature Update for February 2012: -0.12 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly cooled a little more in February, 2012, again not unexpected for the current La Nina conditions in the tropical … Continue reading

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Why CAGW theory is not “settled science”

In Andi Cockroft’s story yesterday Climate Science and Special Relativity he asked a prescient question: For the general public that does not have an objective scientific bent, how do you tell virtual reality from the real thing? Dr. Brown responded in … Continue reading

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Virginia AG loses in Mann-UVA litigation — with prejudice

JunkScience reports: The Virginia Supreme Court holds that the University of Virginia is not a “person” subject to a “Civil Investigative Demand” from the attorney general.

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The sun is still in a funk: sunspot numbers are dropping when they should be rising

The sunspot number for February from SIDC is down again, to 33.1 Here’s the source of that data: http://sidc.oma.be/DATA/monthssn.dat So far, cycle 24 is significantly lower in SSN number that the last three cycles, in addition to having a delayed … Continue reading

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