Daily Archives: May 2, 2012

Get ‘em while its HOT: Global Warming Chrysanthemums!

Guest post by Mark Johnson Everybody is trying to capitalize on the “green is good” craze lately, even the plant industry. Hence, the newest line of designer Chrysanthemums. From a company called Vermont Organics Reclamation, Inc.comes the new “Global Warming … Continue reading

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BREAKING: “Death threats” against Australian climate scientists turn out to be nothing but hype and hot air

UPDATE:Jo Nova has a complete and detailed summary of this farce: Pathological exaggerators caught on “death threats”: How 11 rude emails became a media blitz UPDATE2: 5/3/12 Simon Turnill reports that there’s a new story in the Australian saying that … Continue reading

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NASA/Hathaway’s updated solar cycle prediction – smallest in 100 years

…the predicted size makes this the smallest sunspot cycle in about 100 years (Updated 2012/05/01) From: http://solarscience.msfc.nasa.gov/predict.shtml The current prediction for Sunspot Cycle 24 gives a smoothed sunspot number maximum of about 60 in the Spring of 2013. We are … Continue reading

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Court fight: Mann’s lawyer and UVa counsel -vs- ATI

UPDATE: Link to the full court transcript added below. People send me stuff. The stuff today is a transcript of the recent court debate over the FOIA requests for Mike Mann’s UVa emails: It seems that Dr. Mann’s lawyer and … Continue reading

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America’s clean energy policies need a reality check, say Stanford researchers

From Stanford University comes another head exploder for Joe Romm. IMAGE: In the fast-globalizing clean-energy industry, the US should press its advantage in engineering, high-value manufacturing, installation and finance, writes Stanford researcher Jeffrey Ball. America’s approach to clean energy needs … Continue reading

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La Nada, El Niño, or Three-Peat La Niña for 2012/13 ENSO Season?

Readers may have noticed the WUWT ENSO meter is in the neutral zone. Bob Tisdale asks where it will head next. Guest post by Bob Tisdale Last year about this time, the El Niño-Southern Oscillations (ENSO) models from around the … Continue reading

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Catastrophically cartooned

Josh writes: There is a lovely cartoon over at Roger Pielke Jr’s which, delightful though it is, helps perpetuate the myth that Global Warming is somehow an issue for climate skeptics. It isn’t. The issue is Catastrophic Anthropogenic, and specifically that … Continue reading

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30 years ago today, The Weather Channel went live

UPDATE: added a second video from Joe D’Aleo, the founding director of meteorology. On May 2nd of 1982, John Coleman launched The Weather Channel with the help of a small army of very talented people. I’m proud to be a … Continue reading

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Cache of historical Arctic sea ice maps discovered

Arctic Sea ice data collected by DMI 1893-1961 Guest post by Frank Lansner I came across a number of maps showing Arctic ice extend from 1893 to 1961 collected by DMI in “Nautisk Meteorologisk Aarbog”. Each year DMI have collected … Continue reading

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