IPCC AR5 draft leaked, contains game-changing admission of enhanced solar forcing – as well as a lack of warming to match model projections, and reversal on ‘extreme weather’

This post will remain at the top for a few days, new stories will appear below this one UPDATE1: Andrew Revkin at the NYT weighs in, and semi endorses the leak, see update below – Anthony UPDATE2: Alternate links have been sent to me, should go faster now.  – Anthony UPDATE3: The main site is…

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Circular Logic not worth a Millikelvin

Guest post by Mike Jonas A few days ago, on Judith Curry’s excellent ClimateEtc blog, Vaughan Pratt wrote a post “Multidecadal climate to within a millikelvin” which provided the content and underlying spreadsheet calculations for a poster presentation at the AGU Fall Conference. I will refer to the work as “VPmK”. VPmK was a stunningly…

Misguided PBS Spreads Acid Ocean Alarm

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times On December 5, the PBS News Hour showed a segment titled “Endangered Coral Reefs Die as Ocean Temperatures Rise and Water Turns Acidic,” with Hari Sreenivasan reporting. The story discussed the recent loss of Florida coral reefs and the possible impact on recreation and…

More on Mark Hertsgaard’s ridiculous claims – The Goldilocks Crop and the Impending Extinction of Pasta

Guest Post by David Middleton Yesterday, WUWT covered the issue from one angle, and blew Hertsgaard’s riduculous claims out of the water. Today, here’s another independently arrived at conclusion that suggests Hertsgaard’s claims are pure fantasy. It is apparently becoming too warm to grow wheat… Bakken Oil Boom and Climate Change Threaten the Future of…