Cedarville Sausage

A guest post by John Goetz [Update: I cross-posted this on CA and in the process added the brief discussion of night lights as well as made some minor text changes. I have reflected all of those changes here] In May I began a quest to better understand how GISS does its homogeneity adjustment, also…

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APS Editor Reverses Position on Global Warming- cites "Considerable presence" of skeptics

Viscount Monckton gives a presentation during the 2007 Conference on Climate Change From Mike Asher at the DailyTech: The American Physical Society, an organization representing nearly 50,000 physicists, has reversed its stance on climate change and is now proclaiming that many of its members disbelieve in human-induced global warming.  The APS is also sponsoring public…

Kidney Stones and Global Warming – Again

This bizarre story is once again in the news, thanks to pillars of journalism like Time Magazine covering it, it is now a wide topic of discussion. I’ll point out that I covered this story when it was a “nobody”, on May 16th. http://wattsupwiththat.wordpress.com/2008/05/16/global-warming-may-increase-prevalence-of-kidney-stones-disease/

Sun in deep slumber: 10.7 solar flux hits record low value

NRC Canada’s FTP site which logs the daily 10.7 centimeter (2800 megahertz) radio flux from the sun just reported what appears to be a new record low in the observed data. 64.2 at 1700 UTC Source data is here The Solar Radio Monitoring Program is operated jointly by the National Research Council and the Canadian Space…

When Graphs Attack!

Yesterday I showed satellite imagery of the North Pole and areas into northern Canada. It was still quite icebound. Today I offer this graph from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, which was oft cited back in early June with the phrase “if this trend continues…”. Click for larger image – annotation added You can…

Satellite Imagery Shows Arctic Ice Still Unmelted

There has been a great deal of speculation about the possibility that the arctic sea ice could, at the worst case, melt entirely, or more realistic, possibly break the record sea ice melt set last year. Judge for yourself. This photo with 1 kilometer/pixel resolution was taken yesterday July 12th at 17:05 UTC: Click for full size image…