Author Archives: Guest Blogger

Your No-Consensus Badge

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Commenters on my recent posting about using graphics as effectively as the Forces of Darkness do, but to use them to tell the truth, said they would like a smarter version of the 99.5% no-consensus … Continue reading

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Posted in 97% consensus | 94 Comments

Chevron defeats the Greens with their own hubris

Story submitted by Eric Worrall James Delingpole writing for Breitbart London has published a fascinating story of how green groups were undone by their own hubris and misleading evidence in their effort to sue Chevron Oil for billions of dollars … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 119 Comments

Don’t put your pension into Greens, Mrs Worthington…

Starting at the same price, there’s a 10 to 1 gap in investment performance By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley … Don’t put your pension into Greens. “Greens” are what the City boys in red suspenders with East End accents you … Continue reading

Posted in Green tech | 155 Comments

Niagara Falls Freezes Over – Again

Story submitted by Eric Worrall In further indications of global warming induced cold, Niagara Falls has frozen over for a second time this winter. 

Posted in Cold wave, Weather | 72 Comments

Renewable Energy in Decline

By Steve Goreham Originally published in Communities Digital News. The global energy outlook has changed radically in just six years. President Obama was elected in 2008 by voters who believed we were running out of oil and gas, that climate … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, solar power, wind power | 271 Comments

Government Weather and Climate Forecasts Are Failures

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball In general, we look for a new law by the following process: First we guess it; then we compute the consequences of the guess to see what would be implied if this law that … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting | 78 Comments

Why didn’t the Bible mention blizzards?

Guest essay by Fred F. Mueller While many people will agree that some of the stories recorded in the Old Testament might not be taken too literally, this book nevertheless deserves a lot of respect for the fact that is … Continue reading

Posted in Curious things | 206 Comments

Historical Note: Greenwich, England Mean Temperature, 35-yr Daily Averages 1815-1849

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen While researching for a future essay tentatively titled “Whither Original Measurement Error?”, I have been reading up on the origins of the modern meteorological thermometer. Fascinating stuff, those early scientific instrument makers and their creativity … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data | 97 Comments

Comment on Kevin Trenberth’s interview on February 17 2014 – An Example of Misrepresenting Climate Science

Guest essay By Roger A. Pielke Sr. My son and Kevin Trenberth did an interview for Colorado Public Radio on February 17th. The entire interview is worth listening to, but here I want to comment on a specific statement that … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, extreme weather | 96 Comments

Nothing to See Here! Shredding Parties and Hiding the Decline in Taxpayer-Funded Science

The Cyber-Bonfire is Big and Bright, Deep in the Heart of Texas By: Chris Horner In the early 2000’s, the public was introduced to Enron “Shredding Parties,” where documents were destroyed to avoid possible embarrassment or legal consequences. These bashes … Continue reading

Posted in FOI | 51 Comments

Science Fairs Make Scientists

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen I complain a lot about poor science being done by what I assume to be professional scientists. I’d like to think that if I were in their labs, I would do better. [ *** see … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged | 65 Comments

Justin Gillis, tell us again about “the Bigger Picture”

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen If the year were 1965 AND this were the Soviet Union AND he was writing in Pravda AND CAGW was required Party Line THEN I would understand Justin Gillis’ latest piece in the New York … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 87 Comments

Quote of the Week: ego driven science

Some reflections on ego as scientific desire Guest essay by Eric Worrall Anyone wondering why, in the face of contrary evidence, alarmists (such as Matthew English) have not admitted they were wrong (about ‘the pause’ or any other issue) might … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate, Quote of the Week | 101 Comments

The Overselling of Climate Modeling Predictability on Multi-Decadal time Scales in the 2013 IPCC WG1 Report – Annex 1 Is Not Scientifically Robust

Guest essay by Roger A. Pielke Sr. Introduction I have posted in the past how the development of multi-decadal regional climate projections (predictions) to give to policymakers and the impact communities is a huge waste of time and resources; e.g. … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, IPCC, IPCC AR5 Report | 106 Comments

Monckton: Challenge to Prince Charles

Lord Monckton invites ‘Chazza’ to spar over ‘unroyal’ global-warming remark His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Clarence House, London. Candlemas, 2014 Your Royal Highness’ recent remarks describing those who have scientific and economic reason to question the Establishment opinion … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | 336 Comments

Fighting the Wrong Battle: Public Persuaded About CO2 As Pollutant – Not As Cause of Warming

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball Skeptics are winning the battle to reject CO2 as the only cause of warming, but losing the war to the misrepresentation of CO2 as a pollutant. Some people generally know there is something wrong … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Opinion, Politics | 113 Comments

Build the Keystone pipeline, already!

KXL was AWOL from SOTU – along with real energy, job, economic and revenue solutions Guest essay by Paul Driessen President Obama frequently says he wants to turn the economy around, put America back to work, produce more energy, improve … Continue reading

Posted in Current News, Politics | 64 Comments

Is the Climate SELL Signal Imminent?

What a simple statistical investment tool can tell us about the climate Guest essay by Eric Worrall One of the simplest statistical tools used by investors is a moving average plot. If you plot the average share price of a … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climate News | Tagged , , , , | 114 Comments