Daily Archives: June 13, 2014

Dr. Richard Lindzen’s talk at EIKE

Dr. Richard Lindzen of MIT speaks at EIKE in Germany on Models vs. Measurements in April 2014, the video was just recently made available on YouTube. His conclusion: Real science in any case it is not what many climate modelers … Continue reading

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Posted in Presentations | 52 Comments

New study suggests a temperature drop of up to 1°C by 2020 due to low solar activity

From the HockeySchtick:  A paper published today in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics finds long solar cycles predict lower temperatures during the following solar cycle. A lag of 11 years [the average solar cycle length] is found to provide … Continue reading

Posted in Solar | 144 Comments

New evidence for oceans of water deep in the Earth

From Northwestern University  (h/t to Harold Ambler) Water bound in mantle rock alters our view of the Earth’s composition Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico report evidence for potentially oceans worth of water deep beneath the … Continue reading

Posted in Earth | 68 Comments

350.org can’t connect consecutive years, much less ‘connect the dots’

You just have to laugh. In their zeal to make the current drought situation all about their irrational CO2 fears, Bill McKibben’s 350.org tweeted this ridiculous comparison of before and after at California’s Folsom Reservoir, near me. Only problem is, … Continue reading

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Drought, ENSO, Ridiculae, Weather | Tagged , | 59 Comments

Friday Funny: New supercomputer model becomes self-aware, says it needs more power

World’s Supercomputers Release Study Confirming They Are Not Powerful Enough The supercomputers say the upgrades are needed now. LIVERMORE, CA—Presenting a wide-ranging and extremely detailed case for significant upgrades to their speed and memory, the world’s fastest supercomputers released a … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Satire | 86 Comments

India Labels Greenpeace A ‘Threat To National Economic Security’

From The Indian Express, 11 June 2014 Priyadarshi Siddhanta & Amitav Ranjan An Intelligence Bureau report on foreign-funded NGOs “negatively impacting economic development” in India has called Greenpeace “a threat to national economic security”, citing activities ranging from protests against nuclear and … Continue reading

Posted in NGOs | 58 Comments

A question about proxies and calibration with the adjusted temperature record

WUWT reader Tom O’Hara writes in a question that seemed worthwhile to discuss. Paleo specialists can weigh in on this. It seems to me that he has a point, but like him, I don’t know all the nuances of calibrating … Continue reading

Posted in Proxies | 102 Comments

NASA to attempt launching another ‘carbon observatory’ – the last one burned up

WUWT readers may recall that back in 2009, we reported on the first attempt: Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite burns up Now they are trying again. From NASA JPL: NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere is … Continue reading

Posted in Space, Technology | 71 Comments