Arctic Sea Ice Time Lapse from 1978 to 2009 using NSIDC data

Jeff Id at the Air Vent has been doing some interesting work lately. Before the NSIDC Arctic Sea Ice anomaly plot went kaput due to failure of the satellite sensor…

Divining images in the clouds

Everyone see things in the clouds. People, animals, Christ on the cross,  UFO’s, angels, and even schizophrenically imagined chemical attacks by contrails. You name it, somebody has seen it. So…

New Cycle 24 spots emerging

Michael Ronayne writes: To the right of the burned out pixel, a second Sunspot group, with two spots, is forming which can be seen in this image: The burned out…

Scientists Issue Unprecedented Forecast of Next Sunspot Cycle

This is an official NCAR News Release (National Center for Atmospheric Research) Apparently, they have solar forecasting techniques down to a “science”, as boldly demonstrated in this press release. –…

U.N.'s 'Global Warming=300,000 Deaths a Year' Report – Kofi Annan implies: "close enough for government work"

Many of you have probably heard by now of  the UN. Report saying that “global warming is killing 300,000 people a year”. There’s a Times Online Story (h/t to Gary…

Geothermal Ice Circles in Russia’s Lake Baikal?

In the “Steig et al – falsified” thread, since we have been discussing geothermal activity along the Antarctic peninsula, I thought I’d pass along these images that show other parts…

Steig et al – falsified

Jeff Id of The Air Vent emailed me today inviting me to repost Ryan O’s latest work on statistical evaluation of the Steig et al “Antarctica is warming” paper (…

How not to measure temperature, part 87: Grilling in the cornhusker state

One of the common themes seen with the surfacestations.org project has been the proximity of BBQ grills to official NOAA thermometers used in the United States Historical Climate Network (USHCN).…

The 'Baby Grand' has arrived

No we aren’t talking pianos, but Grand Solar Minimums. Today a new milestone was reached. As you can see below, we’ve been leading up to it for a few years.…

Tornado Season So Far Not as Bad as 2008

WUWT readers may remember last year that we had an early outbreak of Tornado season, and media opportunist Senator John Kerry immediately jumped at the chance to blame the weather…

Canada Has a Frigid May after a Cold Winter

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP May has been frigid slowing the planting and emergence of the summer crops in Canada. Late freezes and even snows are still occurring regularly and…

How not to make a climate photo op

You have to wonder- what were these guys thinking? The only media visual they could have chosen that would send a worse message of forecast certainty was a dart board…or…

NSIDC pulls the plug on Arctic Sea Ice Graphs

During the the last week, NSIDC graphs of arctic sea ice extent have been dropping so steeply that many have called them into question. Finally NSIDC ended the daily updates…

Guess the Weather Station City and Country

You may have noticed that I have been absent from WUWT for a few days. The stories have been on scheduled automated posting, and the WUWT team of moderators has…

MIT: Global Warming of 7°C 'Could Kill Billions This Century'

By Steven Goddard Some readers may remember the 1961 film “The Day the Earth Caught Fire”. It could be viewed as the original “climate alarmist” film as it contains all…

Renewable energy – our downfall?

This essay below from Ralph Ellis was posted in comments a couple of days ago, and I decided to promote it to a full post. For the record, let me…

Disproving The Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) Problem

Reposted from The Air Vent Disproving The Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) Problem Leonard Weinstein, ScD April 25, 2009 A theory has been proposed that human activity over about the last…

Energy Availability Is Almost Infinite

By Steven Goddard Energy Shortage? A favorite excuse to push the AGW agenda is that “energy is limited, so we have to preserve it for future generations.”  But nothing could…

Evidence of a Lunisolar Influence on Decadal and Bidecadal Oscillations In Globally Averaged Temperature Trends

Basil Copeland and Anthony Watts Image from NASA GSFC Many WUWT readers will remember that last year we presented evidence of what we thought was a “solar imprint” in globally…

Limitations on Anthropogenic Global Warming

by Leonard Weinstein, ScD March 1, 2009 reposted from The Air Vent It is not obvious what the ideal temperature and CO2 level should be for mankind. We tend to…

The Guardian Appears Ready to Power Glasgow 100% From Wind (Part 2)

By Steven Goddard There is that green jacket again In Wednesday’s Guardian, their lead environmental story made this bold claim about The Whitelee Wind Farm: Europe’s largest onshore wind farm,…

A look at human CO2 emissions -vs- ocean absorption

Steve Fitzpatrick writes in with a short essay: Graphic by NASA Ocean CO2 absorption On May 11 you reposted a blog from Dr. Roy Spencer, where he suggests that much of…

Steig et al 'Antarctica Warming Paper' process is finally replicated, and dealt a blow to "robustness".

Jeff Id emailed me today, to ask if I wanted to post this with the caveat “it’s very technical, but I think you’ll like it”. Indeed I do, because it…

Roll 'em Roll 'em Roll 'em…keep that snow a rollin!

Some of our younger readers may not get the title, and may never have seen a TV show in black and white. The answer is at the end of the…