Annular Solar Eclipse 2012 – data and images

I’ve been asked to provide some information on the upcoming eclipse Sunday, so here it is. I’ll actually miss the first part of the Heartland conference (Sunday night and Monday) due to the promise to my children we’d see this together. Timing for the eclipse, getting back from the spot I’ve picked out in the…

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The question put to Dr. Mann at Disneyland today

UPDATE: 12:55PM Dr. Mann ducks a TV station reporter who requested an interview afterwards, see below. Steve McIntyre recently published a new graph on his website Climate Audit. Alerted to the fact that Dr. Mann would be speaking at the OC Water Summit, I was asked to submit a question, but I could not make…

Dr. Mann goes to Disneyland

It seems Dr. Michael Mann has been invited to speak at a water conference. I’m wondering if his buddy, Dr. Peter Gleick was invited or not. The program is interesting, because they ask this question: BALDERDASH or RISK? Climate Change: Is it real or BALDERDASH? But that isn’t the most interesting part, how Dr. Mann…

Megafire study suggests today’s megafires, at least in the southwestern U.S., are atypical

From SMU (Southern Methodist University) comes this press release which really isn’t surprising. North America didn’t have a forest fire suppression program for the last 1400 years, so there wasn’t a fuel buildup issue like we have today, forest floors were cleansed naturally by non-catastrophic fires. Ancient tree-ring records from southwest U.S. suggest today’s megafires…

Integrity Score: ClimateBites 1, Mann 0

ClimateBites Tom Smerling writes: …I would have preferred that Mann had stopped with the quote above, but he added “I will call people who deny the science ‘deniers.’ I won’t be deterred by the fact that they don’t like the use of that term and no doubt that just endears me to them further. It’s…