Daily Archives: June 27, 2014

A trifecta of uncertainty: study finds global precipitation is increasing, decreasing, & not changing

This story from the Hockey Schtick is a verification of an analysis on WUWT from Bob Tisdale: No Consensus among Three Global Precipitation Datasets According to a paper published today in Atmospheric Science Letters, global precipitation has either decreased, increased, or … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate News, Rainfall, Uncertainty | 47 Comments

Mapping the hottest day of the year in the USA

From NOAA/NCDC, something interesting: a new map showing when to expect hottest days of the year and where. The long thin line on the west coast is interesting because that is where the bulk of the population of each state … Continue reading

Posted in Temperature | 39 Comments

The Science Was Settled Enough? – from the book – Culture and Climate Change:Narratives

Guest Post by Barry Woods I was invited several months ago, to contribute to a collection of essays and narratives about what sort of story is climate change. The book – Culture and Climate Change: Narratives – edited by Joe Smith, Renata Tyszczuk and … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Climate News | Tagged , , , , | 67 Comments

Hillary endorses Obama climate plan, gets on the “slam skeptics” bandwagon

Steve Milloy writes: Hillary Clinton endorsed the Obama climate plan and slammed coal industry in speech at the BIO conference this week. Clinton also hit the media for giving air time to skeptics.

Posted in Politics | 104 Comments

Research provides new theory on cause of ice age 2.6 million years ago

From Royal Holloway, University of London New research published today (Friday 27th June 2014) in the journal Nature Scientific Reports has provided a major new theory on the cause of the ice age that covered large parts of the Northern … Continue reading

Posted in Paleoclimatology, Salinity | 68 Comments

A Grain Of Salt – Part One: Respect

Guest essay by Caleb Shaw One sign of healthy skepticism is that you take things with a grain of salt, but there is a problem inherent in having this attitude, namely “disrespect.” We are suppose to respect our elders and … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | 99 Comments