Category Archives: Current News

From history: The proclamation of Thanksgiving

This post originally ran on Nov 25th, 2010. I’m thankful for a lot of things, and I hope you are too. Too bad all that Goresian “dirty weather” around the USA today will spoil it all.  /sarc Much like the … Continue reading

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Fly your flag – Veteran’s Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

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‘Reach for the Stars’ now becomes ‘Retreat to the Past’

Guest post by Viv Forbes The deaths of Steve Jobs and Neil Armstrong could signal the end of a remarkable era of scientific and engineering achievement that started about 200 years ago when James Watt and Robert Stephenson managed to … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Carter on Canada’s Sun News

Michael Coren and guest Bob Carter on why Canada stands above the rest when it comes to being honest about climate change. See the full interview here:

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Memorial Day tribute – USS Iowa final voyage this weekend

On this memorial day, I thought it might be appropriate to share this image and story. The USS Iowa made its final voyage from Richmond, CA to San Pedro CA on Saturday, May 26th, sliding under the Golden Gate Bridge … Continue reading

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Tuvalu flooding FAIL – no supermoon tide of any significance

Told ya so. In I Feel a FAIL Coming On – Will Tuvalu Survive ‘Super moon’? Andi Cockroft pointed out that there was the usual media disaster hype, and the reality of what perigee moons actually do to affect tides, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Explosives may be used to dislodge frozen cows

Last Friday I had weather cows, this week it’s frozen cows. From the “winter that wasn’t” department, it seems that the winter in Colorado was bad enough to cause some free range cows to seek shelter in/around a rustic shelter … Continue reading

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Titanic Anniversary: Unusual Climate + Extreme Ice Conditions = Tragic Accident

Guest Post by Dr. Tim Ball April 14th is the anniversary of Titanic‘s collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic. The event occurred at 41° 46′ N and 50° 14′ W, almost the most southerly location on record (Figure … Continue reading

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More Glacial Junk Science Journalism

[Note: this post (and a few others) was lost in WordPress, and I had no notification of its existence. While a bit dated, it is still valid - note to guest authors with WUWT WordPress privileges - when you submit … Continue reading

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Judith Curry and Ross McKitrick on Demon Coal

Wayne Delbeke writes in with: There was a very good CBC radio program referenced in one of the comments today and I thought I would bring it to your attention here. http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2012/03/12/demon-coal-part-1/ =========================================================== Coal is dirty, toxic, abundant and cheap. … Continue reading

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GISS finally concedes a significant role for the sun in climate

UPDATE: The paper itself is available below. There is a new  paper published yesterday in the journal Geophysical Research Letters from NASA GISS/Columbia University and Brown University titled  Hydroclimate of the northeastern United States is highly sensitive to solar forcing … Continue reading

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Best – warming – headline – evah

I’ve been getting a lot of pressure to cover the story by warmspinner Richard Black over at the BBC about a supposed feedback between Arctic sea ice and colder, snowier, winters in the UK and the EU. For example, WUWT … Continue reading

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Green pee « The Daily Bayonet

A Florida school has learned a hard lesson about green technology and green math. The plan was to save water, and the planet, by installing waterless urinals in the boys washrooms. Each green urinal would save the school $100 per … Continue reading

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Dallas earthquake not caused by fracking… And neither was the Ohio quake.

Guest post by David Middleton Wow! I woke up Friday morning to news that a 2.0 Md earthquake struck about a mile and a half from my office. I was sleeping at home, about 7 miles from the epicenter, and … Continue reading

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Honda being sued in small claims court by woman they ignored over hybrid gas-electric mileage claim

This is novel. A woman who is upset with Honda over lack of promised gas mileage on her HondaCivic Hybrid. It seems as the battery aged, the mileage went from the EPA sanctioned 51mpg highway sticker value to about 30. … Continue reading

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Thought Provoking words for the BBC and the Guardian – from a Podcast by the BBC’s Michael Buerk

Guest Post by Barry Woods The respected BBC journalist, Michael Buerk has a short podcast entitled Michael Buerk on the Climate Summit at a new blog that I have just come across called The Fifth Column. It has some thought-provoking and challenging concerns for … Continue reading

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Coke’s WWF cash machine

White Coke Cans Fund Polar Bear Myths Guest post by by Paul Chesser For years Coca-Cola has given millions of dollars to eco-extreme group World Wildlife Fund, whose alarmism and perpetration of falsehoods are unmatched among its cohorts in climate … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – TV news accidentally parodies the “occupiers”

From TVSpy: KGW, the NBC-affiliate in Portland, is under fire after accidentally airing a graphic listing numbers of “stinky people” and “angry people” at Occupy Portland. The graphic (pictured below) aired briefly, for less than a second, in the middle … Continue reading

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