Daily Archives: January 15, 2014

New FOIA emails show EPA in cahoots with enviro groups, giving them special access

From The Washington Free Beacon, Lachlan Markay. Press release follows. Internal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emails show extensive collaboration between top agency officials and leading environmentalist groups, including overt efforts to coordinate messaging and pressure the fossil fuel industry. The … Continue reading

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Posted in Coal, Energy, EPA, FOI, Government idiocy, Politics | 105 Comments

The McIntyre chronology on the #spiritofmawson ‘ship of fools’

Steve McIntyre has taken the time to create a well annotated and sourced timeline on the #spiritofmawson expedition. He writes: Like many others, I’ve been intrigued by the misadventures of the Ship of Fools. Dozens of tourist vessels visit the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 83 Comments

Bad news for Michael Mann’s ‘treemometers’ ?

From the “trees aren’t linear instruments and the Liebigs Law department” and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, comes this story that suggests the older trees are, the less linear their tree ring growth might be, which has implications for “paleoclimatology” … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Michael E. Mann, Paleoclimatology | 95 Comments

Quote of the week – cue popcorn

Bishop Hill writes of our good friend and eco-entertainer, Dana Nuccitelli:

Posted in Quote of the Week | 39 Comments

Warmists Are Never Wrong, Even When Supporting Genocide

Guest essay by Brandon Shollenberger Global warming proponents support genocide. That may seem hard to believe, but remember, they’ve said it’d be right to blow up dams and burn cities to the ground: Unloading essentially means the removal of an … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Curious things, Opinion, statistics, Stephan Lewandowsky | 142 Comments

The Rise and Fall of Global Newspaper Coverage of Global Warming and Climate Change

SEE THE UPDATE AT THE END OF THE POST # # # Joe Romm of ThinkProgess/Climate presented a graph yesterday that showed the dwindling newspaper coverage of global warming and climate change. See his post Silence of the Lambs: Climate … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 68 Comments

High levels of molecular chlorine found in Arctic atmosphere

From the Georgia Institute of Technology Scientists studying the atmosphere above Barrow, Alaska, have discovered unprecedented levels of molecular chlorine in the air, a new study reports. Molecular chlorine, from sea salt released by melting sea ice, reacts with sunlight … Continue reading

Posted in Science | 122 Comments