Monthly Archives: October 2012

BBC on Climategate program now available

After some false starts, I have access in the USA now. Keep trying. About these ads

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Nobel cause corruption?

UPDATE: uh oh The National Review decided to offer congratulations to Dr. Mann, they write: Honoring Michael Mann’s Nobel Prize To mark Michael Mann’s Nobel Prize, we bought this full-page ad that ran in today’s Penn State student newspaper. —Rich … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Michael E. Mann, Satire | 235 Comments

Spooky: A nighttime view of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall

You’ve seen those photographs from space of the Earth at night with cities lit up like Christmas trees. Imagine that scene with a hurricane added.

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Quote of the Week: rationalizing deceptive practices in ‘Tabloid Climatology’

I would not have believed this if I didn’t see it in print. It’s another example of the playbook pioneered by the late Dr. Steven Schneider. Bolding mine.

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Mind exploding: an all carbon solar cell

From Stanford University , the first carbon sequestration project that makes energy. I wonder, will Al Gore say the electricity produced by a carbon solar cell is “dirty energy”? Somewhere, off in the distance, I hear Joe Romm’s head exploding. … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Carbon sequestration, Energy, solar power | Tagged , , , | 87 Comments

Oink

The “Hurricane Sandy is caused by global warming” Tabloid Climatology™ affliction gets out of control on MSNBC in a Chris Matthews interview with Dr. Michael Oppenheimer:

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McIntyre’s triumph over Gergis, Karoly, and Mann

I’m a bit late in covering this due to other issues of interest taking precedence, but I want to make sure this is widely known. We’ve covered the issue of the Gergis et al paleoclimatology paper this past summer, as … Continue reading

Posted in FOI, Gergis et al, Paleoclimatology | Tagged , , , , , | 94 Comments

Reality check: Who believes Hurricane Sandy was/was not caused by global warming?

This list of who’s who is instructive to review. It says a lot about credibility of the “Sandy was caused by global warming” argument being pushed by activists and media. Compare who’s pushing the agenda versus who isn’t buying into … Continue reading

Posted in extreme weather, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 186 Comments

Poll: Was Hurricane Sandy Caused by Global Warming?

US News and World Report is running a poll on whether or not Hurricane Sandy was caused by global warming.  Here is the poll results currently:

Posted in hurricanes, Opinion, Weather | Tagged , | 186 Comments

Finally: JPL intends to get a GRASP on accurate sea level and ice measurements

A climate science bombshell: New proposal from NASA JPL admits to “spurious” errors in current satellite based sea level and ice altimetry, calls for new space platform to fix the problem. People send me stuff. Today it is a PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Tuesday Twitter titter

Note to Dr. Michael Mann: sarcasm only works when your don’t become the butt of the joke. Seen on Mann’s Twitter feed today with ALL CAPS for loud effect.

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Warmer ocean phytoplankton feedback

No specifics here, juts a lot of predictive maybes. Small organisms could dramatically impact world’s climate EAST LANSING, Mich. — Warmer oceans in the future could significantly alter populations of phytoplankton, tiny organisms that could have a major impact on … Continue reading

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US shale gas drives up coal exports

From the University of Manchester US CO2 emissions from domestic energy have declined by 8.6% since a peak in 2005, the equivalent of 1.4% per year. However, the researchers warn that more than half of the recent emissions reductions in … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Sandy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As at 2 PM Pacific time, here’s the current position of Sandy and the projected path. SOURCE: National Data Buoy Center I had said a couple of days ago, when Sandy was a hurricane, that … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Bad weather shuts down climatology vigil

Whatever happened to hurricane parties? From Boston.com, another episode of: Sandy disrupts climate vigil in Boston A storm many environmentalists see as linked to climate change has forced the end of a climate vigil in Boston.

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Announcement: WUWT-TV to counter Al Gore’s ’24 Hours of Climate Reality’ with live webcast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  10/29/12 WUWT-TV to debut on November 14th to counter Al Gore’s “Dirty Weather Telethon” on November 14th and 15th starting at 8PM EST (5PM PST) Al Gore is forming another 24 hour media event on November 14th, focusing … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Gore-a-thon 2011, Gore-a-thon 2012 | Tagged , | 226 Comments

McKibben and Romm schlepping for Tabloid Climatology interviews

People send me stuff. This time it is a press release from the laughably named “Institute for Public Accuracy”. Even in the midst of hurricanes, these people don’t give up trying to tie weather to climate. It’s shameless desperation. Here’s … Continue reading

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Climate ugliness, media, Ridiculae | Tagged , | 112 Comments