Daily Archives: April 5, 2012

More crack in the Antarctic

From the European Space Agency (ESA): Satellite observes rapid ice shelf disintegration in Antarctic 5 April 2012 As ESA’s Envisat satellite marks ten years in orbit, it continues to observe the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica’s ice shelves due … Continue reading

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More Glacial Junk Science Journalism

[Note: this post (and a few others) was lost in WordPress, and I had no notification of its existence. While a bit dated, it is still valid – note to guest authors with WUWT WordPress privileges – when you submit … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Current News, Disaster, Glaciers, Paleoclimatology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 81 Comments

TV green dream hits the road

Oh what a relief! No more Living With Ed on Planet Green. I can take it off the “blocked” channel list now. Cable’s Planet Green to change name, program focus – CBS News NEW YORK — Planet Green is changing … Continue reading

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Nunavut Government Study: “the [polar] bear population is not in crisis as people believed,”

From the Daily Globe and Mail in Canada: Healthy polar bear count confounds doomsayers The debate about climate change and its impact on polar bears has intensified with the release of a survey that shows the bear population in a … Continue reading

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Preview of CMIP5/IPCC AR5 Global Surface Temperature Simulations and the HadCRUT4 Dataset

Guest post by Bob Tisdale INTRODUCTION As a preview of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5) due out in September 2013, in this post, we’ll take a brief look at the multi-model ensemble mean … Continue reading

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Rainfall has a greater impact than rising temperature on crop yields

From Wiley-Blackwell Is rainfall a greater threat to China’s agriculture than warming? Impact of climate change on China explored in new plant science virtual issue New research into the impact of climate change on Chinese cereal crops has found rainfall … Continue reading

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