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The ‘Cli-Tanic’ Hot Sheet – News from the #SpiritofMawson fiasco

There are a lot of news items in major media starting to appear about the folly of Professor Chris Turney’s tourism disguised as science expedition. Turney is now backpedaling on the idea that “climate change” caused them to get stuck. … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Wednesday October 23

Gore’s 24 hours of climate reality gets panned by greens and scientists alike. Mr. Gore bases his activism on several key points, all of which are either wrong or unknown. The red text in the boxes below summarizes positions taken by … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday October 16th 2013

Man denied climate change asylum in New Zealand, appealing: Ioane Teitiota, 37, asked New Zealand’s High Court in Auckland to let him appeal a decision that refused him asylum on the grounds his claim fell short of the legal criteria, … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday October 8th, 2013

  Obama’s top climate and energy adviser to leave White House The White House’s senior energy and climate adviser Heather Zichal is leaving the White House, despite the president’s personal entreaties to stay. During her five-year tenure Zichal, who coordinated … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday October 7th, 2013

AR5 heralds the beginning of the end It’s the beginning of the end. Watch the Giant with Feet of Clay crumble. A train wreck in slow motion. There’s more sense being said about AR5 than would have been imaginable eighteen … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Monday Sept 30th, 2013

(Personal note – apologies for the light posting today, I’m overwhelmed with work, and exhausted from overwork – Anthony) The IPCC AR5 falls flat  Dr. Judith Curry has been making some heavy hitting commentary, we’ll lead with some of those: … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Sept 26th, 2013

From Steve McIntyre: Two Minutes to Midnight There is much in the news about how IPCC will handle the growing discrepancy between models and observations – long an issue at skeptic blogs. According to BBC News, a Dutch participant says that … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday, Sept 25th

Stephan Rahmstorf hatches an egg at RealClimate: What ocean heating reveals about global warming The heat content of the oceans is growing and growing. That means that the greenhouse effect has not taken a pause and the cold sun is … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday Sept 24th, 2013

IPCC on the hotseat… IPCC Chairman Denies Global Warming Slowdown Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the UN’s climate panel, dismissed suggestions of a slowdown in global warming. “There’s definitely an increase in our belief that climate change is taking place … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday Sept 23rd, 2013

UN panel opens Stockholm meet on global warming “I’m looking forward to working with you in the next four days to deliberate and approve (this report) line by line,” [Pachauri] said. More at GlobalPost From the IPCC press release: “Our … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Friday, Sept 20th, 2013

“Covering up” the pause: World’s top climate scientists told to ‘cover up’ the fact that the Earth’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years Scientists working on the most authoritative study on climate change were urged to cover up … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Thursday Sept 19th, 2013

The IPCC climate science crisis looms… The timing of the fifth assessment report falls into this critical juncture where a lot of momentum has built up in favour of the current modelling practices which now prove so elusive. While the … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday September 17th, 2013

From JunkScience.com Joe Romm squeals like stuck pig over WaPo, NYTimes publishing anti-alarmist pieces Joe Romm squeals at Climate Progress: In a collective act of media irresponsibility, the New York Times and Washington Post have joined the Wall Street Journal in … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for September 12th, 2013

Climate models wildly overestimated global warming, study finds Can you rely on the weather forecast? Maybe not, at least when it comes to global warming predictions over short time periods. That’s the upshot of a new study in the journal Nature Climate … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday Sept 11th, 2013

So very close but not quite – Humberto came within about 2 hours of beating the satellite era lateness record for formation of Atlantic hurricane, though it looks to me like NOAA was trying to beat the deadline by giving … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday September 10th, 2013

Carbon soot gets blame for Arctic Ice Melt: Oil industry and household stoves speed Arctic thaw Gas flaring by the oil industry and smoke from residential burning contributes more black carbon pollution to Arctic than previously thought — potentially speeding … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Wednesday September 4th, 2013

Reducto Al absurdium? The former vice president [Al Gore] set out to create the Apple Computer of climate change — but instead he’s running the Microsoft. From a sweeping, expensive “blitz” to a “niche” effort in digital media. … The … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Saturday August 31st, 2013

Since failures in climate science claims are on the rise, can we start naming climate prediction failures after scientists and activists? I can think of  a few: The Hansen Hiatus, for example. Climate campaigners seem to think they have a … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Friday August 30th, 2013

Pat Michaels: High School Science Discredits The New York Times’ Latest Global Warming Whopper – Forbes …More completely, that would be the consensus of scientists who built their careers on the global warming gravy plane and really don’t want to … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday August 27th, 2013

Bloomberg news: People Don’t Fear Climate Change Enough   With respect to the science of climate change, many experts regard the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the world’s authoritative institution. A draft summary of its forthcoming report was leaked … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday August 26th, 2013

Neutral advice from the IPCC? By Richard Ingham (AFP) – 3 hours ago PARIS — A leaden cloak of responsibility lies on the shoulders of UN scientists as they put the final touches to the first volume of a massive … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 23rd, 2013

While NASA says sea ice probably won’t set any records this year, we have this horrible news: Sea ice decline spurs the greening of the Arctic Sea ice decline and warming trends are changing the vegetation in nearby arctic coastal … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 22nd, 2013

I don’t think that headline means what they think it means: Separating Science From Spin on the Global-Warming ‘Pause’ What’s causing a temporary slowdown in planetary warming, and why should anyone worry that more warming is coming? Blame the volcanoes … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 20th, 2013

Bill McKibben thinks Al Gore has been ‘diminished’ by skeptics: We actually had a charismatic leader in Al Gore, but he was almost the exception that proved the rule.

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 17th, 2013

Cook's latest data release casts further doubts on his consensus paper richardtol.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/the-co…— Richard Tol (@RichardTol) August 17, 2013 ============================================================= Fox News Channel features Climate Depot on Obama’s bypass of Congress on climate regs: Morano: ‘The Obama admin. is being strategically … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 16th, 2013

Who needs a constitution or congress when you alone know what’s good for the American people? New EPA boss promises dictatorial action on global warming While speaking at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Gina McCarthy, the new head of … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Thursday August 15th, 2013

Keith Olbermann: Current TV Co-Founder And Former VP Al Gore Was a ‘Clod’ – TVNewser “When you’re working for somebody whom you admired politically, who turns out to be a clod,” says Olbermann, referring to Gore, “the scales fall from … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday, August 13, 2013

I might have had something to do with this: Distorted data? Feds close 600 weather stations amid criticism they’re situated to report warming Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/08/13/weather-station-closures-flaws-in-temperature-record/#ixzz2bs0Bki00 More about the Yosemite Weather Station here =============================================================== Unicorns doled out for climate change … Continue reading

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WUWT Hot sheet for Monday August 12th, 2013

In case you missed it over the weekend, AP retracts the North Pole Lake image: Follow up: the bogus ‘North Pole becomes a lake’ story ============================================================== Obama’s OFA (not actually Obama but they play him on Twitter) says “because the … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 9th, 2013

The populist notion that all climate sceptics are either in the pay of oil barons or are right-wing ideologues, as is suggested for example by studies such as Oreskes and Conway (2011), cannot be sustained. Mike Hulme, in his new … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 8th, 2013

A Saharan low and trough headed for the prime generation spot (Cape Verde) for Atlantic hurricanes off the West Coast of Africa is something worth watching over the next week. (h/t to Ed) Source: http://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/UA/Atl_Tropics.gif ================================================================= Another blow to the … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hotsheet for August 7th, 2013

Bishop Hill says- Louise Gray has adopted the role of recruiting sergeant for the Balcombe protest camp, offering up helpful advice on what aspirant participants should bring along:  http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2013/8/7/environmentalist-journalist.html [That pretty much shreds Gray's credibility - Anthony] ============================================================= Lots of … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet, August 5th 2013

Warning Signs: Hot Lies Disputed by Cold Facts I have always found a stark contrast in the way the forecasts of meteorologists on television and radio are limited in accuracy to about a week and beyond that become more speculative … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Thursday August 1st, 2013

Joe Romm’s Center for American Progress, Sierra Club, others received money from foreign dark money Sea Change Foundation A major left-wing foundation has received tens of millions of dollars from a shadowy Bermudan company with ties to wealthy American hedge … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Wednesday July 31st, 2013

Shocker: Global Warming Kneejerker Admits It Posted on July 30, 2013 2:20 pm by Bill Quick You can go wading in the lake at the North Pole – Boing Boing At Climate Central, Andrew Freedman provides some really fascinating context … Continue reading

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