Kilimanjaro glaciers just won’t die – ‘nowhere near extinction’

From the we told you so, time and time again department comes this story about Gore’s buddy, Dr. Lonnie Thompson and his Kilimanjaro glacier that just won’t die like they want it to, even though they don’t believe their own hype. From ETN Global Travel Industry News: Mount Kilimanjaro Glaciers nowhere near extinction The legendary…

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Will Lonnie Thompson archive THIS new ice core data?

UPDATE  – 4/7/13 At the time I wrote this post, April 4th 11:45AM, at ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/icecore/trop/quelccaya/ there was a placeholder file quelccaya2013.txt reading then: “# Data will be added to this file upon publication of Thompson et al. 2013 Science” It seems they listened. Good on them for doing so (assuming WUWT had an impact).  Now…

Mannhandled: from data to demonization

Over on Climate Audit, there’s an interesting thread going on about Lonnie Thompson and his wife Ellen, who Steve McIntyre describes as “serial non-archivers” due to their overt refusal to put their ice-core data online is spite of grant rules that require them to do so. Steve begins with: Recently, Geoffrey Boulton’s report and Nature…

Told ya so: Al Gore + Kilimanjaro = alarmist hype

I’ve said many times that the claims of receding glaciers on Mt. Kilimanjaro by Al Gore in his movie “An Inconvenient Truth, and by extension, the claims of Dr. Lonnie Thompson  are nothing more than alarmist hype. The cause, deforestation leading to reduced evapotranspiration of moisture, rendering upslope winds less moisture laden, and thus depositing…

Friday Funny – New NOAA supercomputer “Gaea” revealed

From the Atomic City Underground Blog of knoxvillenews.com comes word that a big kahuna of komputing is about to go online. The Cray XK6 supercomputer is a trifecta of scalar, network and many-core innovation. It combines Cray’s proven Gemini interconnect, AMD’s leading multi-core scalar processors and NVIDIA’s powerful many-core GPU processors to create a true,…

Al Gore’s global warming claims on Kilimanjaro glacier – finally dead and buried in the Climategate 2.0 emails – even Phil Jones and Lonnie Thompson don’t believe it

Al Gore said in his AIT bag of BS that Mount Kilimanjaro was losing its snow/ice cover due to global warming. Here’s the Transcript of “An Inconvenient Truth”: Effects of Global Warming And now we’re beginning to see the impact in the real world. This is Mount Kilimanjaro more than 30 years ago, and more…