Dr. John Christy’s testimony before congress –

Hot on the heels of Nature’s editorial about not linking Global Warming to extreme weather, we have this testimony today from Dr. John Christy. ‘Extreme events, like the recent U.S. drought, will continue to occur, with or without human causation’      ‘These recent U.S. ‘extremes’ were exceeded in previous decades’ — ‘The expression of ‘worse than…

Bizarre reactions to my PBS interview continue – PBS Ombudsman to publish criticism of my inclusion into PBS Newshour

UPDATE: 1:50PM – The PBS News Hour Ombudsman has posted his essay, you can read it here. ============================================================= For the record, just now, I’ve called PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler to give him an opportunity to ask me questions before he publishes his article. I got voice mail, so we’ll see if he’s interested in hearing…

McIntyre takes down Lewandowsky’s fabricated statistical claims

Conspiracy-Theorist Lewandowsky Tries to Manufacture Doubt By Steve McIntyre As CA readers are aware, Stephan Lewandowsky of the University of Western Australia recently published an article relying on fraudulent responses at stridently anti-skeptic blogs to yield fake results. In addition, it turns out that Lewandowsky misrepresented explained variances from principal components as explained variances from factor…

Friday Funny

Readers may recall when I visited the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum last year and took this photo of the upcoming exhibit for the new Mars Rover “Curiosity”. It looked pretty neat…and to everyone’s surprise and thrill it actually made it to Mars and is fully operational. But now, there’s a been a new development…

Looking into solar coronal prominence cavities

by Karen C. Fox NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD › View larger Scientists want to understand what causes giant explosions in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, such as this one. The eruptions are called coronal mass ejections or CMEs and they can travel toward Earth to disrupt human technologies in space. To better…