Day 1 of the ICCC conference

UPDATE: see an additional report from Prof. Bob Carter below the “read more” line. ALSO: See this announcement at Climate Audit Photo by Evan Jones I don’t have  a lot of time to blog about today’s conference. You can see the agenda here. Highlights today: I spent about a half hour meeting with Steve McIntyre.…

Update on the “Chu Effect”

Guest post by Steven Goddard One month ago, Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu warned of apocalyptic drought in California. “We’re looking at a scenario where there’s no more agriculture in California.” And, he added, “I don’t actually see how they can keep their cities going” either.“ USA today warned : Calif. facing worst drought in…

More revisions to the NASA solar cycle prediction

Above: step by step animation of solar cycle revisions since 2004 Michael Roynane writes: On March 4, 2009 Dr. David Hathaway issued a new sunspot prediction for March 2009 which includes sunspot data through the end of February 2009. After no changes in the February 2009 prediction, solar maximum for Solar Cycle 24 was pushed…

George Will Q&A on his recent column

Bill Steigerwald of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review decided to ask George Will a few questions about his recent column. I respect Steigerwald, precisely because he goes to the trouble of calling up people and asking questions directly. As many WUWT readers know, Will was recently villified for his column and for his printing of his…