Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

ABR pulls Karoly’s review of Michael Mann’s book

Perhaps responding to some of the concerns published yesterday on WUWT about how Steve McIntyre was treated by David Karoly, or perhaps reacting to his reactionary stance at a recent wind farm event, the Australian Book Review has apparently pulled … Continue reading

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NASA: High-Altitude Haze and Vortex At South Pole of Saturn’s Moon Titan

PASADENA, Calif. — Images from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft show a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex materializing at the south pole of Saturn’s moon Titan, signs that the seasons are turning on Saturn’s largest moon. “The structure inside the … Continue reading

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NOAA cites La Niña as severe weather factor in the 2011 State of the Climate report

Back-to-back La Niñas cooled globe and influenced extreme weather in 2011 New NOAA-led report examines climate conditions experienced around the world Worldwide, 2011 was the coolest year on record since 2008, yet temperatures remained above the 30 year average, according … Continue reading

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NW passage not so busy after all

Guest post by Robert Phelan One of our commenters last week was going on about how the Northwest Passage was opening up and ships were making the passage… there is a website which tracks world wide shipping…. So my question … Continue reading

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Dark matter mapped in the universe for the first time

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Scientists have, for the first time, directly detected part of the invisible dark matter skeleton of the universe, where more than half of all matter is believed to reside. The discovery, led by a University of Michigan physics … Continue reading

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More modeling madness: increased temperature ‘may’ cause more violent thunderstorms – but other studies show what they missed

From Tel Aviv University, another science press release with “could and may” qualifiers:  Climate Change May Lead to Fewer — But More Violent — Thunderstorms Number of flash floods and forest fires could increase with temperature, says TAU researcher Researchers … Continue reading

Posted in ENSO, Land use land cover change, Modeling, modification, thunderstorms, UHI, Weather | Tagged , , , , , | 62 Comments

David Karoly – leader of the ‘climate underground’?

Oh how quickly they forget. Last month, scientist David Karoly was thanking Steve McIntyre for spotting the error that led to the retraction of the Gergis et al paper: “We would like to thank you and the participants at the … Continue reading

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