Category Archives: Disaster

NOAA on the Russian heat wave: blocking high, not global warming

The Russian Heat Wave of 2010 Draft Report by NOAA CSI The extreme surface warmth over western Russia during July and early August is mostly a product of the strong and persistent blocking high. … The indications are that the … Continue reading

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Posted in Disaster, Weather | 71 Comments

Interior Dept. Inspector General Investigating post facto falsified statements from engineers on drilling moratorium

While this isn’t our normal fare here at WUWT, I found it interesting and relevant, since WUWT covered the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling spill story early on here, with several follow ups. This story is a result of that spill. … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster, Energy, Environment, Government idiocy | 83 Comments

Nasa warns solar flares from ‘huge space storm’ will cause devastation

From the Telegraph Video link here National power grids could overheat and air travel severely disrupted while electronic items, navigation devices and major satellites could stop working after the Sun reaches its maximum power in a few years. Senior space … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster, Earth, Solar, Space | 470 Comments

New Dogs; IPCC tricks

Looks like they took lessons from Briffa. From Fox News The seven experts who advised President Obama on how to deal with offshore drilling safety after the Deepwater Horizon explosion are accusing his administration of misrepresenting their views to make it … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster, Energy, Environment, Government idiocy, Politics, Uncategorized | 68 Comments

The chasm between Apollo and the Gulf

There is no valid analogy between the Gulf spill and Apollo 13 I am honored to present this guest post by Apollo 17 astronaut and geologist Dr. H. Harrison Schmitt – Anthony President Obama’s Administration and its supportive media repeatedly … Continue reading

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The Gulf oil rig explosion – on the scene photos

Regular WUWT commenter Jimmy Haigh, a geologist by trade, sends along a PDF that is a compilation of on the scene photos taken right after the explosion and in the following two days. I’ve converted it to web format. These … Continue reading

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