Daily Archives: January 21, 2013

Oh that’s gonna leave a mark – EU carbon trading ‘worthless’

From the I’ve been telling you so for some time now department comes this headline from Bloomberg. And it is getting desperate in the carbon market. Readers may recall last week I reported two new record lows on the EU … Continue reading

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Posted in Cap-and-trade, Carbon credits, carbon tax | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 67 Comments

Challenging the Scientific Consensus on Climate Change

Consensus does not necessarily guarantee sound science Guest post by Forrest M. Mims III Consensus is often cited in support of scientific paradigms, including anthropogenic climate change. Australian physicist Tom Quirk has neatly dissected the consensus argument for the human … Continue reading

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University of New Hampshire invertedly overheats soil, and pronounces a climate change result

From the University of New Hampshire comes this press release that made me recoil when I read the methodology involved because it is Mannian-Tiljanderish in the approach. Instead of doing top down heating (as occurs in Nature), they do bottom … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Carbon sequestration, Obvious science | Tagged , , | 48 Comments

The climate fools rush in at the inaguration

From AP Video: President Barack Obama is pledging to respond to what he calls “the threat of climate change.” He says that failing to do so would be a betrayal of the nation’s children, and of future generations. (Jan. 21) … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Alarmism, Government idiocy | Tagged , , , , | 151 Comments

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-01-19 (January 19, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: The more I study the history of intellectuals, the more they seem like a wrecking … Continue reading

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It’s snowing, and it really feels like the start of a mini ice age – London Mayor Boris Johnson

Image Credit: Climate4You.com From The Telegraph – By London Mayor Boris Johnson “The Sun is god!” cried JMW Turner as he died, and plenty of other people have thought there was much in his analysis. The Aztecs agreed, and so … Continue reading

Posted in Little Ice Age, Politics, Snow, snowfall, Solar | Tagged , , , | 91 Comments

NOAA SOTC Claim that 2012 Was Warmest La Nina Year is Wrong

NOAA’s Definition and Data Contradict Their Claim That 2012 Was The Warmest La Niña Year Guest post by Bob Tisdale In the 2012 State of the Climate Report, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) stated (my boldface): 2012 ranked as … Continue reading

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2012 ranks as 54th in ‘extreme weather’ events

Paul Homewood ranks the data from NOAA/NCDC in a pragmatic way, and comes up with this graph. Figure 8

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Station bias – an old problem

A number of readers have commented about the story from Sunday about NOAA’s experiment at Oak Ridge Laboratory to determine the warming effects of siting suggesting that the experiment was long overdue. many found it surprising that it has taken … Continue reading

Posted in Surfacestations paper, UHI | Tagged , , , , , | 41 Comments