Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Friday Funny

Reactions are still coming in from the announcement of Al Jazeera purchasing CURRENT TV. About these ads

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Posted in Al Gore, Humor, Satire | 77 Comments

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Beche-de-mer

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The atoll of Ontong Java, in the Solomon Islands, is unusual for a few reasons. First, it’s huge, one of the largest atolls in the South Pacific. Second, unlike the main islands of the Solomon … Continue reading

Posted in Climate cash | Tagged , , , , | 81 Comments

Counting Sunspots and Sunspot Inflation

Guest post by Dr. Leif Svalgaard The official sunspot number is issued by SIDC in Brussels http://sidc.be/sunspot-data/ . The [relative] sunspot number was introduced by Rudolf Wolf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Wolf  in the middle of the 19th century. He called it the ‘relative’ … Continue reading

Posted in Solar | Tagged , , , , | 205 Comments

The Dr. David Viner moment we’ve all been waiting for…a new snow record

WUWT readers surely recall this most often quoted prediction about snow. From the Independent’s most cited article: Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past by Charles Onians: However, the warming is so far manifesting itself more in winters … Continue reading

Posted in records, snowfall, Weather | Tagged , , , , , | 248 Comments

Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period

Note: the original title Solar Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period was unintentionally misleading as Dr. Svalgaard points out in comments: What produces Solar Neutrons? the title of the post is misleading. The cosmic rays are protons, not neutrons, and … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , | 139 Comments