Category Archives: Global cooling

A Colder Climate is a Drier Climate

Guest essay by David Archibald In trying to understand how the US agricultural system will respond to lower solar activity, and thus a posited colder climate, we have to go way back. As far back as the 1970s in fact … Continue reading

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A Cool Question, Answered?

Guest essay by David Archibald A couple of years ago the question was asked “When will it start cooling?” Of course solar denialists misconstrued this innocent enquiry. There is no doubt – we all know that lower solar irradiance will … Continue reading

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Glacial Inception: the climatic ‘madhouse’

Guest essay by William McClenney Abstract: I used to think there was only one known substitute for intelligence – stupidity. I have since realized that I left out evil (see Hitler et al). I have also come to the conclusion … Continue reading

Posted in Glaciers, Global cooling, Paleoclimatology | 100 Comments

An intriguing mystery – and a very speculative theory

Guest essay by Eric Worrall John Holdren, President Obama’s Science Advisor, once tried to reframe the climate debate in terms of his prediction of  “global climate disruption”. Holdren stated at the time, that the term “global warming” is “a dangerous … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Global cooling, Global warming, Opinion | 173 Comments

An article and study from 1974 suggests global cooling would cause more extreme weather

Steve Goddard tips me to this article in the Canberra Times on May 16th, 1974: SUPPORT FOR A THEORY OF A COOLING WORLD It has some interesting claims in it that sound much like climate change claims made today. Apparently … Continue reading

Posted in Albedo, extreme weather, Global cooling | 97 Comments

David Deming: Another year of global cooling

Falling temperatures are giving climate alarmists chills Global warming is nowhere to be found. The mean global temperature has not risen in 17 years and has been slowly falling for approximately the past 10 years. In 2013, there were more … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Cold wave, Global cooling, Weather | 95 Comments

Quote of the week – climate induced ‘extreme weather’ has long been a concern of climate scientists

As the subzero ‘polar vortex’ that froze the nation turns into the latest selling point for global warmers, with even the White House getting in on the act, it is important to turn to history, because all this extreme weather … Continue reading

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Gavin was for solar forcing of climate before he was against it

Readers may recall when Dr. Gavin Schmidt appeared on a television program with Dr. Roy Spencer, but by Gavin’s cowardly choice, not at the same time. After listing the known causes for climate change aka global warming, Gavin Schmidt said: … Continue reading

Posted in Global cooling, Global warming, Solar | 159 Comments

Cowtan & Way and signs of cooling

Guest essay by Jan Zeman To err is human, for messing up consistently one needs a computer. -New proverbs Because there was a lot of publicity around the Cowtan and Way 2013 paper I decided to look into the issue. … Continue reading

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Blind faith in climate models

WUWT reader Jim Cripwell writes in a comment I’m so annoyed with this…From today’s GWPF, I find http://www.thegwpf.org/uk-government-no-global-cooling-centuries/ I quote: “The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Baroness Verma) (Con): The UK government has made substantial … Continue reading

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Denmark gets a dose of global cooling in major newspaper

Major Danish Daily Warns: “Globe May Be On Path To Little Ice Age…Much Colder Winters…Dramatic Consequences”! Pierre Gosselin writes: Another major European media outlet is asking: Where’s the global warming? Image right: The August 7 edition of Denmark’s Jyllands-Posten, featured … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Sunspot Enigma – Will Inactive Sun Cause Global Cooling?

 From Dr. Benny Peiser and the GWPF We Really Don’t Understand Our Climate Something is happening to our sun. If history is anything to go by, the sun’s change of mood could affect us all by cooling the earth and … Continue reading

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Global cooling as significant as global warming

From Newcastle University Global cooling as significant as global warming A “cold snap” 116 million years ago triggered a similar marine ecosystem crisis to those witnessed in the past as a result of global warming, according to research published today … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on cooler weather patterns in relation to tornadoes and hurricanes

Guest essay by Dr. Norman Page Most climate warming alarmists have recently realized that it is now counterproductive to attribute every and all extreme weather events (even cold snowy winters) to global warming and try to project a judicious objectivity … Continue reading

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Russian Scientists say period of global cooling ahead due to changes in the sun

From Radio Voice of Russia: Russia’s Pulkovo Observatory: “we could be in for a cooling period that lasts 200-250 years” Scientists at Russia’s famous Pulkovo Observatory are convinced that the world is in for a period of global cooling. Graph … Continue reading

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The 1970’s Global Cooling Compilation – looks much like today

A compilation of news articles on the global cooling scare of the 1970’s Does the bullet point list for solutions to global cooling at right look familiar? It reads almost like some of the manifestos we get from warmists today, … Continue reading

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The age old battle of the thermostat – the ‘Goredian’ Knot of global temperature

People send me stuff. Reader Kurt writes: I just found your excellent website and have book marked it and will visit it often for updates. One simple question the global warm-mongers have never been able to answer is…

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Antarctic warming courtesy of Mr. Fix-it

Just a little something he threw together Guest Post by David Middleton First the breath-taking headlines… Scientists Report Faster Warming in Antarctica, New York Times (WUWT commentary) West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice earlier estimate, BBC West Antarctica warming much … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Antarctic, Climate Craziness of the Week, Climate FAIL, Global cooling, Global warming, NASA GISS | Tagged , , , , | 104 Comments

Onset of the Next Glaciation

Guest post by David Archibald Baby boomers like me have enjoyed the most benign period in human history. The superpower nuclear standoff gave us fifty years of relative peace, we had cheap energy from inherent over-supply of oil, grain supply … Continue reading

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Ocean seawater chemistry linked with periods of global cooling, sharp changes from greenhouse to icehouse climate

From the University of Toronto , something quite unexpected. Scientists connect seawater chemistry with climate change and evolution TORONTO, ON – Humans get most of the blame for climate change, with little attention paid to the contribution of other natural … Continue reading

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This is what global cooling really looks like – new tree ring study shows 2000 years of cooling – previous studies underestimated temperatures of Roman and Medieval Warm Periods

Since Princeton’s Dr. Michael Oppenheimer conflated weather with climate last week, proclaiming a short lived heat wave as “This is what global warming really looks like” in a media interview, it seems only fair to show what real science rather than … Continue reading

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The CIA documents the global cooling research of the 1970’s

Despite what NCDC’s Thomas Peterson, Wikiwrangler William Connolley, and John Fleck would like you to believe as a “myth” (The Myth of the 1970s Global Cooling Scientific Consensus), there was in fact serious consideration of the global cooling issue in … Continue reading

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