Tag Archives: New York

Short Meteorological Memories

Guest essay by Alan Caruba I am giving thanks this week, despite the heat wave, that I have not read, nor heard, a single claim that it is proof that global warming has arrived and we are all doomed. By … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Climate Fantasy

From the New York Daily News: The data doesn’t support him. The temperature rise seems to have slowed in the past few years, here is NYC’s Central Park data:

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With these two guys leading, what could possibly go wrong?

From banning supersize drinks to banning supersize storms? Bill Clinton and Bloomberg unveil ‘climate risk’ project NEW YORK—Former President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a new climate initiative Monday to help cities measure their risk … Continue reading

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Is Yoko Ono smarter than a 4th grader?

Guest post by David Middleton First up: Yoko Ono and friends… ‘Fracking kills’: Yoko Ono joins star-studded cast fighting against hydraulic natural gas drilling in upstate New York John Lennon’s son Sean Lennon, actress Debra Winger, songstress Natalie Merchant and … Continue reading

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Great moments in failed predictions

UPDATE: New table added below. While searching for something else, I came across this entertaining collection of grand predictive failures related to resources and climate change, along with some of the biggest predictive failures of Paul Ehrlich. I thought it … Continue reading

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Keep doing that and you’ll go blind

Statistical failure of A Population-Based Case–Control Study of Extreme Summer Temperature and Birth Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The story of how global warming causes congenital cataracts in newborns babies has been getting wide media attention. So I thought I’d … Continue reading

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A Reply to Hurricane Sandy Alarmists

A suggestion the Great Gale of 1821 was worse than Hurricane Sandy, and Alarmists are wrong to suggest otherwise. Guest post by Caleb Shaw While I am often humbled, when it comes to predicting the weather, I did correctly predict … Continue reading

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Trees do 8 times better in the New York City Urban Heat Island

From the The Earth Institute at Columbia University Do urban ‘heat islands’ hint at trees of future? Common oaks get a boost in New York’s Central Park City streets can be mean, but somewhere near Brooklyn, a tree grows far … Continue reading

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Fundamental questions on Isostasy and Mean Sea-Level

Guest post by Andi Cockroft Firstly, let me declare that I am not a current student of Geology or Geophysics. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science and Geology at University way back in the 60’s and I have focused my entire … Continue reading

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Winegate: Red wine health researcher falsified data

From Medical News Today, word of a major failure of peer review spanning years and 11 journals. Researcher Who Studied Benefits Of Red Wine Falsified Data Says University An extensive misconduct investigation that took three years to complete and produced … Continue reading

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WUWT Year End report

About 2,500,000 people visit the Museuem of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York every year. This blog was viewed about 31,000,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at MoMA, it would take about 12 years for that many … Continue reading

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Major Snow for Northeastern USA – NYC may get earliest 1″ snowfall since the Civil War

How long before somebody blames it on global warming? Who will be first? Romm? McKibben? AP Science writer Seth Borenstein?, some clueless politician? New York has received measurable snow before Halloween only 3 times since 1869. These events were never … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene not packing much of a “punch” so far

One of the great things about Internet, technology, and personal weather stations today is that I can sit comfortably in my home in California and watch the storm progress on the other coast. This map from Weather Underground suggests that … Continue reading

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RGGI update: New Hampshire likely in, New Jersey likely out. New York sued.

Guest post by Ric Werme Ten state RGGI Region It’s time for an update on the efforts of states interested in leaving RGGI, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. RGGI is a Cap and Trade system set up by ten northeastern … Continue reading

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