Tag Archives: University of Arizona

ATI Files Suit to Compel the University of Arizona to Produce Records Related to So-Called “Hockey Stick” Global Warming Research

For Immediate Release – September 10, 2013 On Friday, September 6th, the American Tradition Institute (ATI), a non-profit public policy organization, along with counsel from the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic (FMELC), filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the University … Continue reading

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I wonder where the plants were during the Medieval Warm Period?

From the University of Arizona Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain  Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, University of Arizona-led research provides the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations … Continue reading

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ATI’s FOI request to the University of Arizona ‘excessively burdensome’

Chris Horner writes in with this news, I had to chuckle at some of the language UofA used in the reply, seen below, as if Malcolm Hughes and Jonathan Overpeck had to sit in the scribe room on hard wooden … Continue reading

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The roadmap less traveled

Guest post by Chris Horner Information continues to flow in the struggle to bail out the Hockey Team, piecing together the relevant “context” to ClimateGate. This pursuit is of critical importance to the Team, and “the cause”, given the solemn … Continue reading

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Statement/Update on ATI v. UVa/Mann

From The American Tradition Institute – September 18th, 2012 Yesterday the American Tradition Institute (ATI) participated in more than four hours of oral argument in the Prince William County Circuit Court, in its effort to have faculty emails which were paid … Continue reading

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FOI email: science is only influenced by ‘big oil’ if they do it

Here’s a stunning juxtaposition of two emails (released under FOI request and supplied by Christopher Horner to me) from the University of Arizona’s climate scientist Dr. Jonathan Overpeck regarding ‘big oil’ and influence in the climate debate. First let’s look … Continue reading

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Historical climate artifacts, collect your complete set here

Chris Horner writes in with this. This is pretty funny. It is window into their possibly half-joking, still overly earnest view of their historical importance in choosing a gift for Susan Solomon. It lends credence to the view that they … Continue reading

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Models say a future shift of western USA to “drier stormier”

More of the “extreme events” meme… From the AGU weekly highlights Regional models expect drier, stormier western United States Key Points Statistically significant increases in western US future extreme winter precipitation Eight dynamically downscaled GCM simulations show generalized agreement Spatial … Continue reading

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Climate Science From the Onion?

Guest post by Dr. Patrick Michaels Three items appeared last week that make me wonder if The Onion is surreptitiously acquiring science journals and trade publications. Here’s what one, “ScienceNordic” says it does on its home page: Our team of … Continue reading

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Climate modeling turkey shoot, western style

Western U.S. Precipitation Extremes—How Did This Turkey Get Published? By Dr. Patrick Michaels When it comes to changes in future precipitation across the United States, climate models projections are all over the map. In other words, they provide no useful … Continue reading

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Roman Period “megadrought” found in the USA southwest

From the University of Arizona, one wonders how such a thing could happen when CO2 was at “safe” levels. They are using bristlecone pines again, which may very well be a better proxy for rainfall than for temperature. At least … Continue reading

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Overpeck says 3 feet, real world sea level data says no way

From high and dry  University of Arizona, home of the world famous parking lot USHCN weather station, we have word via Eurekalert that a simulation says it will be bad as “sea levels are expected to rise by up to … Continue reading

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Climate craziness of the week: 8°F by 2100, sea level rise to hit US coastal cities hard

From the hot and well above sea level University of Arizona, home of the world famous parking lot climate station, comes this zany press release: Rising seas will affect major US coastal cities by 2100 Rising sea levels could threaten … Continue reading

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Dueling press releases – which is it: dead or weakened?

It’s AGU week in San Francisco, of course that means the annual barrage of science by press release. I was struck by this juxtaposition of two press releases at Eurekalert this morning. Note the headlines of the screencap below: Here … Continue reading

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