Daily Archives: June 25, 2014

New battery technology will be great – if it is viable

We’ve seen so many press releases for a new battery technology that seems almost to good to be true over the years. A lot of them were and never made it past the press release. Here’s to hoping this one … Continue reading

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Posted in Energy, Green tech, Technology | 155 Comments

Study: the Greenland ice sheet collapsed 400,000 years ago

From Oregon State University Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea level rise 400,000 years ago CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland ice sheet, Paleoclimatology | 69 Comments

On ‘denying’ Hockey Sticks, USHCN data, and all that – part 1

Part 2 is now online here. One of the things I am often accused of is “denying” the Mann hockey stick. And, by extension, the Romm Hockey stick that Mann seems to embrace with equal fervor. While I don’t “deny” … Continue reading

Posted in Adjustments/Corrections, Climate data | 174 Comments

Climate Warning to be Removed from Aussie Driving Handbook

While Al Gore brings his trademark ‘Gore Effect’ to Canberra, it seems some of the most ridiculous climate edicts of the KRudd/Gillard administrations are being purged. Eric Worrall writes: A bizarre warning to Australian learner drivers, in the official State … Continue reading

Posted in Government idiocy | 45 Comments

The ‘Gore Effect’ Strikes Downunder

Craig Kelly, MP writes: With Al Gore visiting Canberra today, it’s little surprise that the ‘Al Gore Effect’ has struck again. The ‘Al Gore Effect’ is defined by the Urban Dictionary as; “the phenomenon that leads to unseasonably cold temperatures, … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore | 90 Comments

Another excuse for ‘the pause’ – it’s ‘not so unusual’

New Lovejoy paper says the ‘pause’ is ‘not so unusual’ & ‘no more than natural variability’ Shaun Lovejoy has published a new paper which cites his prior claim of 99.9% confidence that one of the two temperature graphs below is … Continue reading

Posted in Hiatus in Global Warming | 77 Comments

Prominent Global Warming Skeptic Honored with Frederick Seitz Memorial Award

(PRweb) Dr. Sherwood B. Idso – the world’s leading authority on the effects of carbon dioxide on plants – will receive special recognition at an international conference on global warming taking place July 7–9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Posted in Climate News | 23 Comments

Study: irrigation causes ‘significant cooling of global average surface temperatures over land’

From the HockeySchtick: A paper published last week in Climate Dynamics finds man-made agricultural irrigation “causes significant cooling of global average surface air temperatures over land and dampens regional warming trends” by increasing cloud cover and precipitation. According to the … Continue reading

Posted in feedbacks | 49 Comments