Mending Fences

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Recently there have been a number of accusations and bad blood involving myself, David Evans, Joanne Nova, Lord Christopher Monckton, and Leif Svalgaard. Now, I cannot speak for any of them, but on my part, my own blood ended up mightily angrified, and I fear I waxed wroth. About these…

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RIP Australia’s Carbon Tax

UPDATE: at ~ 11:14AM local time in Australia, it was repealed! From ABC: Legislation to scrap the carbon tax has passed the Federal Parliament in a major win for the Abbott Government. After a lengthy debate, the Senate voted to get rid of the price on carbon, with 39 senators voting for and 32 voting…

Climate Consensus? Nonsense!

by E. Calvin Beisner July 16, 2014–So, someone privately messaged us saying her friend had posted this article, and she (who messaged us) wondered how we’d respond. Okay, we give up. We’ll never persuade people like Slate.com’s Phil Plait. Not if this article, and this and this typify his thought processes. His failure to dig…

Another missing piece of the climate model puzzle – dust

From Scripps: Global climate models fail to simulate key dust characteristics African dust plays a key role in cloud formation, hurricanes and other global climate phenomena but models can’t characterize it well. Climate models that simulate the airborne African dust that influences Atlantic Ocean hurricanes are not up to the task of accurately representing the…