Taking a bite out of climate data

The Dog Ate Global Warming Interpreting climate data can be hard enough. What if some key data have been fiddled? By Patrick J. Michaels, National Review Online Imagine if there…

Busting the science paywall – support for public access to research swells – you can get involved

As many WUWT readers are aware, I have often complained about the issues surrounding access to research papers, especially when they are accompanied by a broad press release campaign but…

World leaders kick climate policy into the long grass

A summary of opinion related to the UN conference on climate in NYC Collated by Benny Peiser. Copenhagen was essentially sidelined yesterday at another event, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate…

The Sun perks up some real spots

There’s no guessing about these. They aren’t anemic sunspecks that may or may not have been visible a couple of centuries ago. They are the real deal.  Sunspot group 1026…

Global warming = more tornadoes | Not happening this year

With the onset of the Autumnal Equinox today at 21:18 UTC, the severe weather season winds down. I reported earlier on the finding of Ryan Maue, who showed that we’ve…

Obama's disconnect with America on the climate issue

Here’s the latest poll from Bloomberg on most important issues facing the country: Climate change ranks dead last in importance. Source: PollingReport.com Now compare what the American People think to…

Global Warming = more hurricanes | Still not happening

So far the hurricane season for the Atlantic has been pretty quiet for 2009. Ryan Maue from Florida State University explains why. In related news, Al Gore has dropped the…

Global ozone layer depletion leveling off – rising slightly

From the European Space Agency. By merging more than a decade of atmospheric data from European satellites, scientists have compiled a homogeneous long-term ozone record that allows them to monitor…

MIT develops a plan for carbon sequestration coal fired power plant

Prediction – greens still won’t be able to get past the word “coal”. From MIT News: David L. Chandler, MIT News Office, September 17, 2009 Researchers at MIT have shown…

Climate Alarmists stoop to new low – create "fake" newspaper and website to push climate agenda

UPDATE: From Daily Finance Activists behind NY Post parody detained by police The New York Post does not have a sense of humor about itself, it would seem. Early this…

JPL's Patzert: "It's actually eroding the credibility of long-range forecasters and climatologists"

The 2009 “super El Nino” predicted by some may be a “fizzle” according reports attributed to NASA JPL’s Climatologist Bill Patzert. I wonder who he might be referring to when…

2009 Arctic Sea Ice Extent exceeds 2005 for this date

Those that have been watching the IARC-JAXA Arctic sea ice plot, and noting the slope of gain, rather expected this to happen. Today it did. Here’s the current IARC-JAXA Sea…

Quote of the Week #19

I’ll leave this one in the hands of Australian Climate Madness who gets credit for spotting this unbelievable quote from a supposed journalistic enterprise of integrity known as “The Age”.…

Antarctica – warming, ice melting – not yet

I thought it might be time for an update on this. Earlier this year we had the big news that even though everything else says otherwise, the statistical wizards of…

California hoses its energy future – again

According to the New York Times, a major solar power project in California has been canceled. It seems that even creating solar power in the middle of nowhere in a…

Climate Alarmists rush to judgment on dead walruses, ignore other possibilities

All over the web today, there’s the theme of: “dead walrus = caused by climate change”. On the Climate Progress blog they have this picture of the dead walruses (seen…

Carbon offsets lose 20% of their value in the last week at CCX

It appears that the carbon offset market is dying in the USA. You may recall the WUWT story from 9/9/09 on the Chicago Climate Exchange trading price dropping to 25…

Treasury Department Releases Documents Showing Cap-and-Trade Costs Could Hit $300 Billion Annually

This passage from page 7 “justifying” the tax is telling: “Domestic policies to address climate change and the related issues of energy security and affordability will involve significant costs and…

Chinese Climate Wisdom

The Chinese civilization has existed survived intact far longer than any other in human history, and they have records of that civilization that span 2-3 thousand years BC. They’ve seen…

Carbon offset kiosk at SFO sells carbon credits at 60 times the market rate

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the SFO airport has now installed carbon offset purchase kiosks so that you can remove the guilt from your flight. Only one problem. The…

NCAR: "number of sunspots provides an incomplete measure of changes in the Sun's impact on Earth"

Solar Cycle Driven by More than Sunspots; Sun Also Bombards Earth with High-Speed Streams of Wind From an NCAR press release September 17, 2009 BOULDER—Challenging conventional wisdom, new research finds…

NSIDC still pushing "ice-free Arctic summers"

This is the press release sent out by NSIDC today (sans image below). Instead of celebrating a two year recovery, they push the “ice free” theme started last year by…

NOAA's August global SST record is the result of one data set

Yesterday NOAA announced with much fanfare that: The world’s ocean surface temperature was the warmest for any August on record, and the warmest on record averaged for any June-August (Northern…

Man to walk 350 miles to highlight climate change – no mention of how he's getting there and back

This is a 350.org effort to highlight the perceived need to get below 350 ppm of atmospheric CO2. At left is the list of luminaries that make up the 350.org…