Daily Archives: April 9, 2013

Forget the need for a U.S. carbon tax – the economy has put a big dent in gasoline use and driving

UPDATED: see below A few days ago I did a report on the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) numbers for carbon dioxide emissions, showing that it was clearly down, and back to levels not seen since 1994, and noting that … Continue reading

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Posted in carbon tax, Economy-health, Energy, Government idiocy | Tagged , , | 156 Comments

FOIA obtained Met Office document shows them to be clueless about what affects our climate, and, in particular, what caused the unusual weather last year

Maybe all they need is a bigger computer Guest post by by Paul Homewood Following the wet summer in the UK last year, the  Met Office provided the Environment Agency with a briefing document, giving an overview of the weather. … Continue reading

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Current solar cycle data seems to be past the peak

The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center has updated their monthly graph set and it appears as if the slow downside from what looks like the solar max for cycle 24. Though, it is still possible we could see a second … Continue reading

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Mannian money madness

Tom Nelson writes: Bummer: If the Kochs are really spending $100 million annually on climate change denial (as Michael Mann claims), why is prominent skeptic JoNova forking over her own cash to replace her five-year-old computer?

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Correlation, filtering, systems and degrees of freedom

Guest post by Richard Saumarez Correlations are often used to relate changes in climate variables in order to establish a potential relationship between them. These variables may have been processed in some way before they are correlated, possibly by filtering … Continue reading

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