Downbursts and the Dallas Cowboys training facility collapse

Many of you have already seen this footage below, but I thought it would be interesting for WUWT readers to get a look at the cause behind it. Meteorologist Mike…

Unprecedented Incoherence In The Ice Message

Guest post by Steven Goddard Last week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon warned that “polar ice caps were melting far faster than expected just two years ago“ This was based…

NatGeo: Sun Oddly Quiet – Hints at Next "Little Ice Age"?

Excerpts printed below, see full story here (h/t to David Archibald) Anne Minard for National Geographic News May 4, 2009 A prolonged lull in solar activity has astrophysicists glued to…

Sugar coated consumerism or just plain crap?

I’m truly sorry for the title, but it says what I think about this succinctly. I tried half a dozen variations and kept coming back to the one word. There…

NSIDC vs. NANSEN vs. AMSR-E

Guest post by Steven Goddard In my May 1st piece, Dr. Walt Meier at NSIDC hypothesized that differences in algorithm between NSIDC and NANSEN (NORSEX) were causing the gap between…

A question for the Catlin Arctic Survey: what happens to the fuel drums?

An interesting question has arisen. Is it OK to pollute the Arctic Sea so long as the quest is “noble”? The Catlin Arctic Ice Survey likes to promote their trek…

Quote of the Week #6

Image from WUWT reader “Boudu” Speaking about Australia and Kevin Rudd’s turnabout in delaying a carbon trading scheme, this quote from WUWT commenter “hareynolds” comes to mind: In this case,…

Australia delays carbon trading

Details here at news.com.au Meanwhile, let’s all sleep in tomorrow. INTRODUCTION of the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme has been delayed until mid-2011, 12 months later than originally planned. Prime…

Climate Science Fraud at Albany University?

From the Scientific Misconduct Blog, 2 May 2009 (h/t to Benny Peiser) by Dr.Aubrey Blumsohn Professor Wei-Chyung Wang is a star scientist in the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center at the…

ecoAmerica's guide to effective climate vernacular

Only the Coriolis effect is created with more spin than this. – Anthony May 2, 2009 Seeking to Save the Planet, With a Thesaurus By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON —…

New Zealand glacier findings upset climate theory

From the : Research by three New Zealand scientists may have solved the mystery of why glaciers behave differently in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Geologist David Barrell of GNS…

Michigan Lake Levels Not Changed By Global Warming After All

Scratch another one from the list…. Michigan Lake Levels Not Changed By Global Warming After All Reposted from “The Blog Prof” by Chris J. Kobus, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Mechanical…

NYT issues correction to front page climate story – Monckton: "offends grievously against all of these [journalistic] principles."

Unfortunately, corrections are seldom front page news – Anthony NYT and Reporter Revkin Issue ‘Correction’ – Admit ‘Error’ in Front Page Global Warming Article Touted By Gore. Saturday, May 02,…

Australia's BOM backs down on warming at Antarctic bases

From the Australian. (h/t to Andrew Bolt) Bureau blows hot and cold over Antarctica warm-up as Bureau of Metereology backs down from a claim that temperatures at Australia’s three bases…

Name 3 clear signs of the coming Thermageddon

OK, so my art is a bit tongue in cheek. But it does fit the disaster theme of the topic. This op-ed piece in the Herald Sun is interesting, because…

Mayday – May Day!

Guest post by Steven Goddard NSIDC Arctic Ice Extent Just a few pixels from “average”. May 1st is May Day . “Mayday” is a universally understood distress call signifying that…

Australian Antarctic Division: Can solar variability influence climate?

An interesting tidbit from the Australian Antarctic Division (h/t to Trevor Gunter) Scientists have long searched for linkages between solar variability and weather. The sun varies on a wide-range of…