A tree ring study estimating past rainfall and drought shows the southeast USA drought was mild compared to past events

Trees may be better rain gauges than they are thermometers.  From a press release of: Killer’ Southeast Drought Low on Scale, Says Study Others Were Far Worse; Population, Planning Are…

Carbon Credit Market Imploding: CCX now 10 cents a tonne

We knew this was coming. Carbon Financial Instruments are now trading for 10 cents per metric tonne on the Chicago Climate Exchange. I wonder if the investors are reacting to…

NASA Goddard climate scientist charged in nepotism money scheme

h/t to WUWT reader Keith.  Excerpts from: NASA scientist pleads guilty to directing contracts to wife’s firm By Robert Brodsky rbrodsky@govexec.com September 30, 2009 An award-winning NASA scientist has admitted…

Response from Briffa on the Yamal tree ring affair – plus rebuttal

First here is Dr. Keith Briffa’s response in entirety direct from his CRU web page: My attention has been drawn to a comment by Steve McIntyre on the Climate Audit…

MIRROR POSTING: YAD06 – the Most Influential Tree in the World

Climate Audit is getting hit with traffic again, so this is a mirror post for interested parties. – Anthony YAD06 – the Most Influential Tree in the World by Steve…

Oh no! Global Warming to end Olympics

And I was so looking forward to seeing Gavin Schmidt on the USA Olympic Hockey Team when they try to beat the Canadian. From Reuters: Olympics-2016 Games could be the…