Quote of the Week – NYT on James Hansen & Bill McKibben’s ‘boneheaded’ efforts

Whoo-boy. NASA’s James Hansen disses McKibben in an email to an NYT reporter. Hansen was speaking candidly, never thinking this email would see the light of day. But that’s not the punchline… Hansen on the highly inflated 350.org Keystone XL protest this weekend, in an email to NYT’s Joe Nocera: About these ads

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Boulder Escapes Global Warming

Guest post by Sam I. Outcalt Abstract: The historic record of the mean annual air temperature record at Boulder does not display the major “global” climate transitions detectable in the total annual precipitation record. Hurst ReScaling is demonstrated to be a powerful tool to examine climate change. Background: The citizens of Boulder, Colorado are extremely…

New paper from NOAA demonstrates that El Niño has more impacts than climate on winter weather in the USA

While AP’s Seth Borenstein cites opinions of activist scientists in erroneously claiming that ‘climate change’  increasing atmospheric moisture is the main driver for winter weather events, it turns out that El Niño patterns are strongly associated with winter weather impacts. – Anthony NOAA research finds new way to identify which El Niño events will have…

BREAKING: ‘Richard Windsor’ EPA scandal spreads, EPA Administrator James Martin resigns over hidden email accounts

From a press release: Vitter: New Richard Windsor Emails Show EPA’s Transparency Problem More Widespread New emails show acting Administrator Perciasepe used non-official email to conduct official business. EPA Region 8 Administrator, who is resigning this week, is being investigated for the same problem. (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), the top Republican…