Daily Archives: April 30, 2012

Met Office April Forecast: “…drought impacts in the coming months are virtually inevitable.”

UPDATE: Forecast humor on steroids, here You can’t make up FAIL like this. First this story in the BBC Today: Now let’s have a look at the official Met Office forecast for April, issued on March 23rd, 2012: About these … Continue reading

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Why climate science is a textbook example of groupthink

In groupthink, organizations value consensus more than free thought. The emphasis on consensus leads to group polarization, in which a group’s positions become more extreme than any individual would come up with. Alarmist climate science is a textbook example of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Altitudes: how stratospheric temperature is de-coupled from the surface temperatures

On the battle between Arrhenius and Ångström. Story submitted by John Kehr, The Inconvenient Skeptic Any serious discussion about the Theory of Global Warming will eventually include the absorption band argument that started more than 100 years ago between Arrhenius … Continue reading

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Rosie O’Donnell has a winter coat for sale

Guest post by Mark Johnson What would the climate change debate be without a quote from Rosie O’Donnell. Al Roker was interviewing the talk show host on a Weather Channel segment Monday morning during “Wake Up with Al.” Here’s how … Continue reading

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Baghdad gives up historical climatic clues

From the FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Arabic records allow past climate to be reconstructed The study has been published in Weather, a publication of the Royal Meteorological Society Corals, trees and marine sediments, among others, are … Continue reading

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Breaking – EPA’s “crucifier” resigns

Junkscience.com reports that: EPA official Al Armendariz who rocketed to infamy last week because of 2010 comments about “crucifying” industry, has resigned from the agency. Click for his resignation letter. (PDF) Here’s the source of the uproar, this video:

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The EPA and undisclosed human experimentation

In my email today: From: The Honorable Dana Rohrabacher Date: 4/27/2012 EPA Compromises the Integrity of Science Dear Colleague: “Which do you find more shocking: that the Environmental Protection Agency conducts experiments on humans that its own risk assessment would … Continue reading

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Consensus Argument Proves Climate Science Is Political.

UPDATE: I’ve added a video at the end that speaks to the consensus thinking. Marc Morano’s arguments leaves the Australian Youth Climate Coalition’s Anna Rose speechless. – Anthony Guest post by Dr. Tim Ball Claims of a consensus was an … Continue reading

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Supreme irony: wind farms can cause atmospheric warming, finds a new study

NOTE: An update has been added below, using the press release that came out today after the news stories yesterday. While ironic that something designed to reduce CO2 emissions (and presumably warming)is actually producing warming around it, this isn’t really … Continue reading

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