Study of hemispheric CO2 timing suggests that annual increases may be coming from a global or equatorial source

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy The Available Evidence Does Not Support Fossil Fuels as the Source of Increasing Concentrations of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (Part 1) Because the increase in the concentration…

El Nino study challenges global warming intensity link

From Scientific American via Reuters By David Fogarty, Climate Change Correspondent, Asia SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Research showing an El Nino event in 1918 was far stronger than previously thought is…

Guardian Headline – "Leading climate scientist: 'democratic process isn't working'"

Even the very liberal UK Guardian picked up on this. What next Jim, the Constitution? NASA, please fire this man. (h/t to Barbara) Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA From the UK Guardian:…

How not to measure temperature, part 85: what Katrina did for temperature measurement

Below is a photo of the USHCN climate station of record in Pascagoula Mississippi. Note the location of the MMTS temperature sensor. The phrase “industrial nightmare” comes to mind. But…

Mt. Redoubt in Alaska erupts

Video of the sixth eruption, from the Alaska Volcano observatory webcam system. (h/t to Ron De Haan) There is sound in this video. As first noticed by WUWT commenter Crosspatch…

Weather Station Data: raw or adjusted?

In my post on the Mohonk Weather Station, the question came up about “raw” temperature data. Tom in Texas complained that he’d looked at data from the observer B91 forms…

How not to measure temperature, part 84: "Pristine" Mohonk Lake USHCN station revisited

As WUWT readers may recall back in September of 2008, the New York Times ran an extensive first hand account of the Mohonk Lake, NY USHCN climate station of record.…

Natural Drivers of Weather and Climate

Note: The full PDF of this author manuscript was sent to me via an email contact of the author, Bob Foster. He says it has been published in E&E.  Energy…

Oddball solar plage area

Yesterday I lamented that the sun was blank, not only on the SOHO MDI, but also the magnetogram.  Within a couple of hours, one sunspeck appeared. I cited Murphy’s Law.…

The Sun: double blankety blank quiet

Usually, and that means in the past year, when you look at the false color MDI image from SOHO, you can look at the corresponding magnetogram and see some sort…

Recent Ocean Heat and MLO CO2 Trends

One of the great things about running this blog is that people send me things to look at. Sometimes I see connections between two things that were initially unrelated by…

Dr. Syun Akasofu on IPCC's forecast accuracy

UPDATE#2 I finally found a graph from Professor Akasofu that goes with the text of his essay below. I’ve added it above.  You can read more about Akasofu’s views on…

Gallup poll: For the first time among U.S. voters in 25 years, economy takes precedence over environment

Gallup, 19 March  2009 http://www.gallup.com/poll/116962/Americans-Economy-Takes-Precedence-Environment.aspx Americans: Economy Takes Precedence Over Environment First time majority has supported economy in 25 years of asking question by Frank Newport PRINCETON, NJ — For…

Despite popular opinion and calls to action, the Maldives are not being overrun by sea level rise

When somebody mentions “Maldives”, the image above of a tropical paradise often springs to mind. Andy Revkin wrote a story recently about the Maldives  on his NYT Dot Earth blog…

Undersea Volcanic Eruption In Tonga

Guest post by Steven Goddard The Washington Post reports today: An undersea volcano erupts off the coast of Tonga, tossing clouds of smoke, steam and ash thousands of feet (meters)…

Arctic Ice Thickness Measured From Buoys

Guest Post by Steven Goddard The Catlin Arctic Survey has generated quite a bit of discussion, more because of the difficulties they have faced than because of the scientific merit…

Steve McIntyre's ICCC09 presentation with notes

I sat next to Steve on the Climatology Panel at ICCC09 and thought he did a fine job of summarizing the Mannian methodology and the Bristlecone Pine issues for the…

Brokaw's Global Warming Special – count the errors

Let’s see how many errors we can count. I’m guessing (based on past performance) we’ll see between 5 and 10 major errors. Maybe even a rehash of polar bears. from…

Finally – an honest quantification of urban warming by a major climate scientist

This is a small bombshell. I’ve been telling readers about UHI since this blog started. One notable example that I demonstrated by actual measurement is Reno, NV: Click for larger…

Beryllium 10 and climate

Quick primer: Beryllium-10 is an isotope that is a proxy for the sun’s activity. Be10 is produced in the atmosphere by cosmic ray collisions with atoms of oxygen and nitrogen.…

Wrong: World Health Organization claims that health goes down as carbon goes up

Does health go down as carbon goes up, and vice versa, per the World Health Organization’s claim? Guest post by: Indur M. Goklany A World Health Organization (WHO) communiqué to…

A Canadian's view on CO2 and the economy

Photo: (not part of original article) bread lines of the great depression – coming again? Climate change: Less CO2, less jobs. It’s that simple. 03-16-2009 NIGEL HANNAFORD If you want…

Another shocked polar explorer

You may recall Lewis Pugh and his laughable “expedition” in Kayaks last summer to plant flags of nations on the ice. I came a little more respect for this group,…

New PNAS paper: Experts surveyed on the probability of climate “tipping points”

A survey of climate scientists reveals uncertainty in their predictions of changes to the global climate, yet finds that they believe there is a real chance of passing a “tipping…