Pacific Glaciers Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Charles the Moderator has posted up the report of the fears of the loss of the Puncak Jaya glacier here on WUWT. Below is a photo of the current state of the glacier, which is in Irian Jaya on the island of New Guinea, north of Australia.…

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The Return to Venus and What It Means for Earth

From NASA Venus hides a wealth of information that could help us better understand Earth and exoplanets. NASA’s JPL is designing mission concepts to survive the planet’s extreme temperatures and atmospheric pressure. This image is a composite of data from NASA’s Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Take a minute and meditate on…

Angry, Whiny, Self-Righteous High-school Dropout Picked as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Guest essay by Eric Worrall I guess this was inevitable. 2019 PERSON OF THE YEAR GRETA THUNBERG BY CHARLOTTE ALTER, SUYIN HAYNES AND JUSTIN WORLANDPHOTOGRAPHS BY EVGENIA ARBUGAEVA FOR TIME Greta Thunberg sits in silence in the cabin of the boat that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. Inside, there’s a cow skull hanging on the wall, a faded globe, a child’s yellow…

Proposed BBC License Fee Abolition Threatens Britain’s State Funded Climate Warriors

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Days before a national election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has done the unthinkable, and threatened the guaranteed income of one of the most brutally coercive and climate partisan state funded broadcasting bodies in the Western world. Boris to Consider Abolishing BBC Television Tax VICTORIA FRIEDMAN 10 Dec 2019 Prime Minister…

The Manntastic climate doom panel at #AGU19

I’ll be attending this (assuming they let me in, I pissed off some people yesterday, but that’s another story), and hopefully there will be a video of it available later. I expect there will be plenty of outlandish claims, and a plethora of unworkable ideas. From AGU: Governor Jerry Brown in Conversation with AGU Scientists:…

Promoters of Climate Anxiety

From The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog There is a special place in the underworld for those who promote anxiety, desperation, and terror in the most vulnerable.  A place where the infernal warmth is particularly torrid. And one does not have to spend much time looking for candidates for this netherworld–the front page of…

Phreatic eruption

When Volcanoes Attack… White Island Edition

Guest commentary by David Middleton I’m sure many WUWT readers have read Eric Worrall’s post, the headlines and seen the videos. CNN: “14 feared dead in New Zealand volcano eruption” The Grauniad: “New Zealand police to investigate volcanic eruption – as it happened” The Independent: “New Zealand eruption: No survivors on White Island after volcano…