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 can be expected the rest of the month. See larger image here. The chart above shows the May 2009 temperature anomaly through May 24th. Parts…

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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 maybe something else? MIT’s “wheel of climate” – image courtesy Donna Coveney/MIT   From Popular Science: The Greenhouse Gamble: Ronald Prinn, director of MIT’s Center…

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 and have left the last “good” image of May 21st in place in the web folder, but have placed an “out of order” sign on…

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 say that I support some of the renewable energy ideas, even putting money where my mouth is, putting solar on my own home and a…

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 be further from the truth.  As that clever fellow Albert Einstein figured out ( E = Mc² ) – energy is available right here on…