Daily Archives: August 3, 2012

Vaporizing the Earth

From Washington University in St. Louis, and in honor of melted globe week, here’s one more thing for weepy Bill McKibben to worry about. In science fiction novels, evil overlords and hostile aliens often threaten to vaporize the Earth. At … Continue reading

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Posted in Astronomy, Curious things | Tagged , , , , | 54 Comments

The secret letter UEA and CRU doesn’t want us (or anybody else) to read

Uh oh. Steve McIntyre has written an eviscerating essay about a secret letter circulated by the IPCC to UEA/CRU, which they are refusing to divulge, because: there would be an adverse effect on international relations between IPCC WG1 and academic … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate, FOI, IPCC | Tagged , , , , , , , | 78 Comments

Friday Funny – facts don’t matter to dumpster diving journalist Fox Van Allen

From Senator Inhofe’s office, more on the story about the melting street lamps in Oklahoma and follow up press release: =========================================================== Yesterday Inhofe revealed that a dumpster fire, not global warming, was the reason for streetlight lamps to melt in … Continue reading

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An uncorrected assumption in BEST’s station quality paper

I noted with a chuckle today, this statement over at the California Academy of Sciences “Climate Change Blog”: I think that we all need to be careful of not falling into the unqualified and inexpert morass characterized by vessels like … Continue reading

Posted in Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature, Surfacestations paper | Tagged , , , , , | 132 Comments