Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

Wow, even MSM reporters want to see Michael Mann’s UVa emails now

Here’s something out of left field (literally) and almost too good to be true, but it really is. Get this: 17 news organizations, including NPR, WaPo, AP,  now have grown a spine and filed an amicus brief (see download below) … Continue reading

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Posted in Climategate, FOI, Michael E. Mann | 145 Comments

Arctic blast coming to Eastern US – likely to be the coldest opening to calendar spring in at least 50 years

Another massive cold wave headed for Eastern US next week to put temperature 20 degrees below normal Senior WeatherBell Meteorologist Joe Bastardi commented: I am 58.. never seen anything close to this for late March. and [The] pattern next week … Continue reading

Posted in Cold wave, Weather | 198 Comments

Earth going to pot – Marijuana grown in California produces more carbon than 3 million cars

Thanks to “Climate Desk” for pointing out this gem of an article. These factoids are from the earth-friendly “Mother Jones” magazine “24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America”, referencing several federal data sources. A few of those points:

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Carbon dioxide, Carbon footprint, Curious things | 153 Comments

Faint whispers of the early universe detected, bolsters the cosmic inflation theory, aka ‘big bang’

“This has been like looking for a needle in a haystack, but instead we found a crowbar…” From the Stanford Report, March 17, 2014 (h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard) video follows New evidence from space supports Stanford physicist’s theory of … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Science | 559 Comments

Claim: ‘Sustained mass loss of the northeast Greenland ice sheet triggered by regional warming’, but, not so fast

The media spin is in full wash mode over this recent paper studying a small section of Greenland. WUWT Reader “non nomen” writes in Tips and Notes: “Sustained mass loss of the northeast Greenland ice sheet triggered by regional warming” … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Greenland ice sheet, Sea level | 54 Comments

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2014-03-15 (March 15, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “…simulation methods suffer from a fundamental weakness. They tend to focus attention on optimizing something within … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News Roundup | 5 Comments

Modern Magic – Clean Energy by Wire

Submitted by Viv Forbes, Rosewood Qld Australia A month ago an arsonist lit a bush-fire that spread into the Morwell open cut coal mine in Victoria. Residents of the nearby town lived for weeks in choking polluted air. This fire … Continue reading

Posted in Coal, Energy | 56 Comments