"This is barking mad. We're an island – how else are we going to leave it from time to time? By rowing boat?"

The title was from a comment in the London Times on this story about Carbon Taxes on air travel to/from Britain. h/t to Leif Svalgaard. Passengers face new tax to…

2nd Atlantic hurricane of the season: Fred, plus free update service

Fred has become a Cat1 hurricane about 445 miles WSW of the Cape Verde Islands. The Cape Verde Islands are a breeding ground for tropical storms. This is where hot…

NASA video tour of the Cryosphere 2009

WUWT commenter Ray tips us to a new video from NASA “The Tour of the Cryosphere 2009”. With all the interest in sea ice right now, it seems like a…

Global Oceanic Climate Update for August 2009

Global Oceanic Climate Update for August 2009 Dr. Roy Spencer September 1st, 2009 This is the first of what might turn into a series of monthly updates of some maritime…