Antarctica to get surface based space weather monitoring network

Of course the big question is, will they be able to keep the stations from becoming buried in snow like weather stations in the flawed Steig et al paper that…

What is angry, hot, and green?

First, apologies in advance. No, not Lou Ferrigno. Not Shrek either. Green Hornet? Monbiot? Romm? nuh uh. In marketing, they say “sex sells”. Global warming now “climate change” is all…

National Wildlife Federation predicts more Cleveland heat waves

People send me stuff. I’m thinking they must be worried about the urban animals. Why else would a wildlife federation be jumping into city public policy? Hmmm. I’m not against…

US Chamber of commerce wants trial on global warming issue. Reader poll inside

Excerpts from  The LA Times story: U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks trial on global warming By Jim Tankersley August 25, 2009 Reporting from Washington The nation’s largest business lobby wants…

Arctic temperature headed below freezing

There’s a couple of indicators that at least for Arctic temperature, the numbers are headed south. First the weather plot from the drifting buoy that is connected with NOAA’s North…

Atmospheric Temperature and Carbon Dioxide: Feedback or Equilibrium?

R. Taylor writes in to Tips and Notes to WUWT with this. Anthony: If you shift Vostok temperatures by reasonable time lags, and use reasonable parameters for an equilibrium between…

NASA powers up for the next UN IPCC

From NASA,  new fossil fuel powered toys for the boys. Related:  “Giant sucking sound” heard in Greenbelt, MD when the switch was thrown. Remember the day you got a brand-new…

Warming could cause tilt in Earth's axis

As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about…. Earth’s axial tilt (or obliquity) and its relation to the rotation axis and plane of orbit. Image from Wikipedia. Excerpts…

An update on Jeff Id's excellent sea ice video

Arctic Sea Ice Video Update by Jeff Id As we approach the Arctic Sea Ice minimum, a lot of eyes are looking and projecting what the minimum will be. In a…

Diane Feinstein: turbidity denier?

There was an interesting story in the Las Vegas Journal Review on August 20th. which had a passage and quote from California Senator Diane Feinstein (emphasis mine): Both U.S. Sen.…

Spencer: Something’s Fishy With Global Ocean Temperature Measurements

Dr. Roy Spencer sent me a notice of his most recent post in email. He offers an invitation for anyone to help “figure this one out”. The result could be…

UK: Schooling green costs a lot of green

From The Daily Telegraph, 17 August 2009 By Richard Savill A state school in Waterlooville, Hampshire, has been accused of potentially creating a “back-door selection” system by introducing a compulsory…

Record July 2009 Sea Surface Temperatures? The View from Space

From Roy Spencer’s blog (h/t to Ron de Haan) August 21st, 2009 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Since NOAA has announced that their data show July 2009 global-average sea…

Soot And The Arctic Ice – A Win-Win Policy Based On Chinese Coal Fired Power Plants

Via Roger Pielke Senior’s new and improved Climate Science Blog: Kiminori Itoh of Yokohama National University has prepared a guest weblog for us. It is titled: “Soot And The Arctic…

SOHO back up and running – didn't miss anything, sun still blank

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite is back in operation after some required downtime to keep it operating. Alas, it didn’t miss anything, the sun remains spotless. From Spaceweather.com…

Borenstein's AP Sea Surface Temperature Article Is Misleading

Guest Post By Bob Tisdale The Seth Borenstein AP article about the recent high sea surface temperature… http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jLv3LpI0fw21ULmgkJtinBFrwm7AD9A6OUF06 …is misleading. There is a significant difference between what Seth Borenstein reported…

Sea Surface Temperatures "warmest on record"…but

There is a lot of wailing an gnashing of teeth today over this Associated Press story title: In hot water: World’s ocean temps warmest recorded Please take a moment to…

Ring-a-Round 2: Queens University Belfast v Doug Keenan

WUWT readers may recall that Queens University Belfast is being asked to provide tree ring data and so far has been refusing all but a small portion. Here is an…

UK Arrests in Carbon Credit Trading Scam – organized crime said to be involved

From the UK Telegraph: Seven arrests in suspected £38m carbon credit fraud Seven people have been arrested and 27 residence and office locations were raided by police over a suspected…

Impacts Of Land Use – Land Cover Change On Climate

From Roger Pielke Sr. New Paper “Impacts Of Land Use Land Cover Change On Climate And Future Research Priorities” By Mahmood Et Al 2009 We have a new multi-authored paper that has…

Ice Capades: Greenpeace recants polar ice claim, but "emotionalizing" is OK

Well it is that time of year again, the Arctic ice begins to melt, as it does every year, and all sorts of crazy talk starts coming out. This time…

Rescue Me! Another polar expedition trapped in ice

Gosh, this is becoming a theme. Intrepid sailors/hikers/tourists/scientists/ecologists head for the Arctic with intent to show the world how the Arctic is melting, get stuck in/on the ice, or hopelessly…

Finding an answer to the faint sun paradox: Carbonyl Sulphide?

From a University of Copenhagen News Release First, read  a primer on the Faint Sun Paradox here Normally, I wouldn’t use Wiki, but the article does include a reference to…

Hovmollering the SST: T-shirt tie-dye design or climate science?

Note: Bob wrote to me with this caveat: Caution: Those Hovmollers will bring you back to the 60s if you stare at them too long. Hence the title. – Anthony…