Category Archives: Educational opportunity

What film to recommend in fifth grade class to counter climate alarmism?

This request came in from WUWT reader Michael, who’s concerned that “My daughter’s fifth grade class is currently being indoctrinated regarding “human caused” climate change.” and he wants to know what film might be a good response. About these ads

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A Brief Introduction to the Detection of Climate and Weather Transitions using Hurst Rescaling

Guest essay by Sam Outcalt Introduction: The object of this document is to present a brief and concise introduction to Hurst ReScaling. More detail is presented in a paper by Outcalt et.al. (1997), which is posted on the WUWT Website … Continue reading

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Experience 18 minutes of world history, as if you were there, landing on the moon

I still get chills and misty eyes watching this. For those of us that watched the Apollo 11 moon landing live on TV, we had to be content with the voices of Walter Cronkite and Wally Schirra along with simulated … Continue reading

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Correlation, filtering, systems and degrees of freedom

Guest post by Richard Saumarez Correlations are often used to relate changes in climate variables in order to establish a potential relationship between them. These variables may have been processed in some way before they are correlated, possibly by filtering … Continue reading

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Teaching Climatism in Schools—Next Generation Science Standards

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Man-made global warming must be taught in our schools, according to the latest release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The January draft release of the NGSS by … Continue reading

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Myths and Facts about Global Warming

From Friends of Science. Be sure to visit their page and bookmark it. COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING MYTH 1:  Global temperatures are rising at a rapid, unprecedented rate. FACT:  The HadCRUT3 surface temperature index shows warming to 1878, cooling … Continue reading

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Heartland Institute announces climate conference in Germany

From the PRweb service, proof that Peter Gleick might have made a dent with his theft of documents under false pretenses, but he sure didn’t stop the effort. – Anthony CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) November 15, 2012 What: Eighth International Conference … Continue reading

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Monckton in a rift with Union college Earth scientist and activist

Readers may recall this piece Monckton’s Schenectady showdown in which he schools a number of students despite “en-masse” collections (to use Donald Rodbell’s words) of naysayers. Mr. Rodbell and Erin Delman, pictured below, wrote this essay (which I’ve excerpted below) … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Schenectady showdown

Monckton vanquishes Union College “Greens too yellow to admit they’re really Reds” Guest post by Justin Pulliam THE NEWS that Lord Monckton was to give his “Climate of Freedom” lecture at Union College in Schenectady, New York, had thrown the … Continue reading

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Getting the year off to a good start

It always helps to review the topics discussed here, as doing so always provides an educational opportunity for everyone. Given we are starting a whole new year of bringing the science to people who have doubts about the veracity of … Continue reading

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Warming 101 primer

Submitted by D.B. Stealey This article went viral when it was first published. Well worth reading: “Our planet has been slowly warming since last emerging from the “Little Ice Age” of the 17th century, often associated with the Maunder Minimum. … Continue reading

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The Madden – Julian Oscillation

In a recent discussion in comments regarding the AO (Arctic Oscillation), this subject was brought up by R. Gates (IIRC) I thought I would make it prime time for the educational value it offers.

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