Daily Archives: June 7, 2014

NOAA shows ‘the pause’ in the U.S. surface temperature record over nearly a decade

NOTE: significant updates have been made, see below. After years of waiting, NOAA has finally made a monthly dataset on the U.S. Climate Reference Network available in a user friendly way via their recent web page upgrades. This data is … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, Climate News, Hiatus in Global Warming, USCRN, Weather_stations | 259 Comments

Free money! All you have to do is to be a ‘climate victim’

Billionaire Tom Steyer creates fund for Climate Victims Eric Worrall writes: Californian Billionaire Tom Steyer has just created a fund for victims of climate related extreme weather. The new initiative is intended to be 50% funded by Tom Steyer, and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 58 Comments

National Association of Scholars: ‘much of the U.S.-sponsored research behind the “scientific consensus” on global warming may be less rigorous than its advocates would have the public believe’

Short-Circuiting Peer Review in Climate Science Peter Wood, Rachelle DeJong. National Association of Scholars How reliable are the scientific findings on which the Environmental Protection Agency bases its proposed regulations?   According to a new research report, many of the findings … Continue reading

Posted in EPA, Government funding of science, Peer review | 33 Comments

Farmers Insurance Group pulls the plug on idiotic ‘weather is climate’ lawsuit

From the Insurance Journal: Insurer mysteriously withdraws high-profile lawsuit for climate damages in Chicago flooding case Evan Lehmann, E&E reporterClimateWire: Thursday, June 5, 2014 Farmers Insurance Co. has withdrawn its lawsuit against Chicago for climate-related flooding, marking an abrupt end … Continue reading

Posted in extreme weather, flooding, Ridiculae | 57 Comments

Why Climate Change Doesn’t Scare Me

Guest essay by Walter Starck Be scared, the experts tell us, be very scared. Well there is certainly cause for concern, but not about those “rising” temperatures, which refuse to confirm researchers’ computer models. A far bigger worry is the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change, Opinion | 108 Comments