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‘Game changer’ – Antarctic melt due to warm water, not air temperature

From the University of California – Irvine  something that pretty well makes Steig et al 2009 even more irrelevant, since in that paper they did a survey of air temperatures and then smeared them around the continent using some Mannian … Continue reading

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The Guardian: Climategate was ‘a game changer’

Despite regular attempts by head in the sand AGW cheerleaders to make it go away, Climategate continues to affect the path of climate science. This endorsement of the Climategate effect comes from a most unlikely source, The Guardian’s Fred Pearce, … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 184 Comments

Ice melt: ‘invasive species’ or just business as usual for Nature?

From the Smithsonian , something that makes me wonder. When the ice ages lowered sea levels and opened land bridges, and mammals of all sorts made passages, or when a study shows Arctic sea ice extent ~6000 years ago was … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | 94 Comments

Al Gore dupes 9000 people in Hawaii, insults the rest

The story below is from from Honolulu Civil Beat, who covered a political rally on April 15th by Gore to 9000 people in Honolulu’s Stan Sheriff Center. It is a 12,500 seat sports auditorium where his voice was amplified by, … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-08-10 (August 10, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: If you put feedback into a computer model, you can prove anything. John Brignell, Number … Continue reading

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Stoat – unhinged

William Connolley, aka the wiki warrior of climate, runs a blog called “Stoat” under the National Geographic brand. In his latest episode rant, he is complaining about his personal perception of Dr. Judith Curry’s professionalism regarding her ocean acidification discussion. … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup – The Right Climate Stuff

The Week That Was: 2013-04-20 (April 20, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.—Werner … Continue reading

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Modeling future CO2 sequestration

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) CO2 removal can lower costs of climate protection According to the analysis, carbon dioxide removal could be used under certain requirements to alleviate the most costly components of mitigation, but it … Continue reading

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Dana Nuccitelli’s holiday trick for sobering up quick: put a little less rum in your egg nog

Guest post by Alec Rawls When he argues that a reduction in forcing will cause cooling Dana Nuccitelli is not actually talking about drinking. He is talking about the solar forcing of global temperature, but the drinking analogy is a handy … Continue reading

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Haigh Anxiety: a psycho-comedy of errors

Guest post by Alec Rawls In an interview with NewScientist magazine, Imperial College professor of atmospheric physics Joanna Haigh scoffs at the idea that late 20th century warming could have been caused by the sun: Haigh points out that the … Continue reading

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A rebuttal to Steven Sherwood and the solar forcing pundits of the IPCC AR5 draft leak

Teaming up with Jo Nova to answer The Team down under: “Professor Sherwood is inverting the scientific method” Guest post by Alec Rawls My leak of the draft IPCC report emphasized the chapter 7 admission of strong evidence for solar … Continue reading

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Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. on two recent “game changing” climate papers

In case you missed it, on Sunday Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.wrote a statement of support for Watts et al 2012. See: Comments On The Game Changer New Paper “An Area And Distance Weighted Analysis Of The Impacts Of Station Exposure … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with … Continue reading

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Global Warming: Science or Politics?

Here is a good example of a warmist really wanting to push social control and using global warming as the excuse. Story submitted by John Kehr The Inconvenient Skeptic I will gladly discuss the science of global warming with anyone. … Continue reading

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Scripps paper: Ocean acidification fears overhyped

Reposted from Jo Nova, who did such a good job I decided there wasn’t any way I could improve on it, except to add the map at right. This needed the wide attention WUWT brings. Scripps blockbuster: Ocean acidification happens … Continue reading

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NASA Research Leads to First Complete Map of Antarctic Ice Flow

First complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica, derived from radar interferometric data. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCI › Full image and caption › Related video PASADENA, Calif. – NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map … Continue reading

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A note about boundaries

See UPDATE below. Thanks Tamino This is a personal note. I’m not accepting comments. Today my life and my office was disrupted by the unannounced and uninvited presence of a person who seems to be convinced that I’m in the … Continue reading

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New ground truth: soil microbe negative feedback

This could be a game changer. From the University of California, Irvine press release, a finding that suggests soil microbes have a negative feedback with temperature increase. This has broad implications for the amount of CO2 emitted estimated in climate … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Modeling | 158 Comments

Climategate—The CTM story

Posted in Climategate | 226 Comments