Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

Oh my! Climate change threatens to cause ‘trillions’ in damage to world’s coastal regions

From the University of Southampton  and the department of potential assorted threats and sundries, comes this claim. New research predicts that coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course of the 21st century. … Continue reading

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Posted in Alarmism, flooding, Weather | 98 Comments

New high-resolution record of middle to late Miocene climate evolution

From AGU weekly highlights: After the fairly warm Miocene climate optimum about 17-15 million years ago, Earth’s climate began to cool. Holbourn et al. present a new high-resolution record of climate evolution over the middle to late Miocene from 12.9 … Continue reading

Posted in Paleoclimatology | 20 Comments

Quote of the Week – UEA/CRU scientist disses Cook’s 97%

Barry Woods writes via email: A very interesting article, with Mike Hulme dissing the 97% paper along the way. But I think perhaps the most interesting part, is it seems to allow sceptics at the policy table.

Posted in 97% consensus, Quote of the Week | 70 Comments

Help Steyn with the Mann lawsuit process

Dr. Mann’s lawsuit against National Review and Mark Steyn continues. National Review, while having walked back some of the early claims to square one, failed to get the suit dismissed. But Steyn is going on his own path and says … Continue reading

Posted in Michael E. Mann | 258 Comments

Claim: Dramatic thinning of Arctic lake ice cuts winter ice season by 24 days

Arctic lakes have been freezing up later in the year and thawing earlier, creating a winter ice season about 24 days shorter than it was in 1950, a University of Waterloo study has found. But, I don’t think they are … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, PDO | 67 Comments