Daily Archives: May 20, 2013

US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse From Rhode Island Provides Erroneous Information To American Public in Global Warming Rant

Video Credit: Daily Caller/C-SPAN – click for video By WUWT Regular Just The Facts First, I’m sure I speak for everyone at WUWT when I say that our hearts go out to all the families in Oklahoma affected by the … Continue reading

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Timelapse video of 2013 Nenana Ice Classic breakup

This is a 5 frames per second timelapse taken from the webcam at 30 second intervals of the Nenana Ice Classic on May 20th, 2013 from 4PM to 5PM PDT (15:00-16:00 AKDT). Breakup started about 15:43 AKDT (about 16 seconds … Continue reading

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Monckton challenges the IPCC – suggests fraud – and gets a response

The IPCC fraud case (but not the planet) hots up Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Two weeks ago I reported the central error in the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (2007) to its secretariat. After the contributing scientists had … Continue reading

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Nenana Ice Classic sets new record for latest ice-out, and the record is still growing 

UPDATE: Breakup has occurred! See below, for my timelapse video Here is the webcam closeup – when it was still standing as of 14:18 AKDT: Alaska Dispatch confirms what we already knew in this thread on WUWT:

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Heat-related deaths in Manhattan projected to rise – except reality shows them going down in the USA

Only one problem, an NIH study shows that thanks to air conditioning and other factors, including better education programs about heat waves, heat related deaths are actually going down in the USA. From Davis et al, Changing Heat-Related Mortality in … Continue reading

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WUWT upgrade, phase 3 – announcing our free WUWT toolbar

Readers may recall that I announced in early April that I have been working to make WUWT more accessible as well as more community oriented. Improvements so far have included enhanced commenting speed with less moderation and improvements to the … Continue reading

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Nenana Ice Classic continues to close on new record, meanwhile, lunar effects have been noted

People send me stuff. Readers have been watching the Nenana Ice Cam via a post here on WUWT this weekend, waiting to see if a new record will be set for the latest ice-out ever. WUWT reader Geoff Shorten in … Continue reading

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Why the new Otto et al climate sensitivity paper is important – it’s a sea change for some IPCC authors

Yesterday, WUWT was honored to have a guest essay by co-author Nic Lewis on the new Otto et al paper that pegs Transient Climate Response (TCR) at 1.3°C along with Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity at 2.0°C. Lewis , who had previously published … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-05-18 (May 18, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “The influence of mankind on climate is trivially true and numerically insignificant.” Richard Lindzen [H/t … Continue reading

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