Daily Archives: May 1, 2013

Nuccitelli gets a bruising by the factual hand of Monckton

Cook “the books” is wrong to slam Roy Spencer By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Anyone who has met Roy Spencer knows him to be a careful, thoughtful, unpolemical scientist of formidable skill and knowledge. With John Christy he presents the … Continue reading

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Posted in Alarmism | Tagged , , , , , , | 99 Comments

Experience 18 minutes of world history, as if you were there, landing on the moon

I still get chills and misty eyes watching this. For those of us that watched the Apollo 11 moon landing live on TV, we had to be content with the voices of Walter Cronkite and Wally Schirra along with simulated … Continue reading

Posted in Educational opportunity, Fun_stuff, Space | 107 Comments

Beer Crisis Could Trigger Ice Age

A parody of current politics; a spoof; if it doesn’t make you chuckle, I quit! Guest post by Caleb Shaw The beer institute has come out with its yearly figures, and I am sad to report that you people are … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Satire | 89 Comments

How long before cyclonic “sting jets” are blamed on global warming?

From the University of Manchester: Storm study reveals a sting in the tail Meteorologists have gained a better understanding of how storms like the one that battered Britain in 1987 develop, making them easier to predict. University of Manchester scientists, … Continue reading

Posted in extreme weather | 20 Comments

Record Cold in Interior Alaska – heading into the USA, agriculture at risk

reader “agimarc” writes: As with the Lower 48 states, spring is late and cold here in central Alaska. Fairbanks reported a record low of 2 degrees F above zero Sunday, breaking the previous record of 8 from 1924. Here in … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, records, Weather | 169 Comments

The Stokes-Kaufman contamination protocol – a ‘sticky’ wicket

Over at Climate Audit, Steve McIntyre has found yet another unexplainable inclusion of a hockey stick shaped proxy in the PAGES2K paper. What is most interesting about it is that when you look at the proxy plot panel, it reminds … Continue reading

Posted in Land use land cover change, Paleoclimatology, Proxies | Tagged , , , , , , , | 90 Comments