Daily Archives: July 8, 2012

Weekly Weather and Climate News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which … Continue reading

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Why the U.S East Coast heatwave was not unusual nor the number of record temperatures unprecedented.

This is a combination of two posts elsewhere that illustrate just how much hype and how little substance the MSM and blogs like Grist, Climate Progress. and Capital Weather Gang have been pushing trying to make a run of the … Continue reading

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Taxing Termites, Wetlands, Volcanoes and Sacred Cows?

UPDATE: The image previously displayed has been replaced with a more accurate representation – previous pinnacle image was misidentified as a termite mound in the Zemanta suggested images offered by WordPress.com to bloggers. Letter to the Editor – Watts Up … Continue reading

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A wave of heated peer pressure results in shrinking integrity

Over on the thread The folly of blaming the Eastern U.S. heat wave on global warming there is a lively discussion going on between people that think the Eastern US heatwave hype by media and a few activist scientists is … Continue reading

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Gavin on the ropes over heat wave explanation

Tom Nelson writes: If CO2 is really such an all-powerful warming factor, and if the science is so settled, why does warmist Gavin Schmidt have so much trouble explaining why the southeastern US hasn’t warmed since the 1930s?: “Whether this … Continue reading

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