Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

The Right Stuff: what the NASA astronauts say about global warming

Given the high profile story today about the 49 NASA astronauts, engineers, and scientists who wrote a scathing letter to NASA director Charles Bolden, Jr. saying Jim Hansen and NASA GISS are exemplifying the “wrong stuff”, I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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Hansen and Schmidt of NASA GISS under fire for climate stance: Engineers, scientists, astronauts ask NASA administration to look at empirical evidence rather than climate models

Looks like another GISS miss, more than a few people are getting fed up with Jim Hansen and Gavin Schmidt and their climate shenanigans. Some very prominent NASA voices speak out in a scathing letter to current NASA administrator Charles … Continue reading

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Proof that “climate disruption” is found all the way back to pre-industrial times

A new paper in Quaternary Science Reviews titled: Combined dendro-documentary evidence of Central European hydroclimatic springtime extremes over the last millennium …demonstrates that there is evidence for extreme weather during both the Medieval Warming Period  and the Little Ice Age, … Continue reading

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1°C – the silent killer

From the Harvard School of Public Health , news that an extra 1°C temperature swing in summer will kill the elderly. Summer temperature variability may increase mortality risk for elderly with chronic disease Large day-to-day variations in temperature could result … Continue reading

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Hansen on skeptics – we are winning

Though, he still thinks we are all funded by some sort of “machine”. It never occurs to him that he’s fighting a guerrilla war and that most skeptics are self motivated. Update: the UK telegraph has a similar story here … Continue reading

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