UHI is alive and well

One of the most ridiculous claims recently related to Menne et al 2010 and my surfacestations project was a claim made by DeSmogBlog (and Huffington Post who carried the story…

Lake Powell Water Levels as a Proxy for Western Snowfall

In Debunking National Wildlife Federation Claims – Part 2 some commenters claimed that the snow data cited from WRI “was not good enough”. OK then, on to a bigger catchment. Steve…

A look at IPCC's referenced student dissertation shows more economic than climate concern

People get busy when questions get raised, and they send me things. I got an email today with a link and quote that read: The student dissertation the IPCC used…

NODC revises ocean heat content data – it's now dropping slightly

NODC Ocean Heat Content (0-700 Meters) – 2007, 2008 & 2009 Corrections Guest post by Bob Tisdale The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) recently updated its 4th quarter and annual…

IPCC now in Bizarroland: Pachauri releases "smutty" romance novel

Just when you think things can’t get any more bizarre with the IPCC, having just learned that the IPPC 2007 report used magazine articles for references, head of the IPCC,…

IPCC Gate Du Jour: UN climate change panel based claims on student dissertation and magazine article

It’s worse than we thought! Now the IPCC has been citing magazine articles, like this one from Climbing Magazine, issue 208, shown at left. We’ve heard the title before, according…

Debunking National Wildlife Federation Claims – Part 2

Both WUWT and Climate Audit had posts regarding the ridiculous WaPo story about snowfall being a result of climate change. This is a follow up to those posts done by…

Uh Oh – Pachauri caught out in IPCC 2035 glacier melt issue

The London Times is reporting: “The chairman of the leading climate change watchdog was informed that claims about melting Himalayan glaciers were false before the Copenhagen summit, The Times has…

Ice in Chinese ports "exceeding anything experienced in 30 years"

From the “weather is not climate department” another report of ice further south than has been recently experienced. Here’s a picture from this China Daily news story: From Maritime Global.net…

Diverging views

The GISS Temperature Record Divergence Problem Guest post by Tilo Reber In connection with James Hansen’s explanation of why his GISS temperature record diverges from that of HadCRUT, I decided…

Strange but true – Bin Laden on Global Warming

From My Way News The world of climate change alarmism just got a new ally. No I’m not kidding. CAIRO (AP) – Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has called in…

Gate du Jour – Now it's Greenpeace reports in the IPCC AR4

Donna Laframboise, who gave us the list of World Wildlife Fund non peer reviewed studies cited in the IPCC AR4 continues to make lists. Here’s her latest list. Those calm,…

NWF's winter weather wackiness

We’ve seen how the World Wildlife Fund reports were included in IPCC AR4 with disastrous results, now we have an example of a newspaper and TV Network hanging their entire…

Forecast modernization program

Animal rights group: Replace Punxsutawney Phil with robot Wednesday, January 27, 2010 From The Post Gazette PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. — An animal rights group wants organizers of Pennsylvania’s Groundhog Day festival…

CRU's Climategate finally makes the news in Norwich

New twist in UEA climate change row DAVID BALE Last updated: 28/01/2010 10:03:00 Norwich’s flagship university was at the centre of a new row today after it emerged it broke…

New paper in Nature on CO2 amplification: "it's less than we thought"

Amplification of Global Warming by Carbon-Cycle Feedback Significantly Less Than Thought, Study Suggests from ScienceDaily (Jan. 28, 2010) — A new estimate of the feedback between temperature and atmospheric carbon…

Lord Lawson calls for CRU Inquiry to be held in public

Press Release LONDON, 28 January 2010 – Lord Lawson, the Chairman of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, has this week written to Sir Muir Russell about the terms of reference…

Floating Islands

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Much has been written of late regarding the impending projected demise of the world’s coral atoll islands due to CO2-caused sea level rise. Micronesia is…

Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated

by Anthony Watts There has been a lot of buzz about the Menne et al 2010 paper “On the reliability of the U.S. Surface Temperature Record” which is NCDC’s response…

Another survey shows public opinion on global warming is in decline

From a press release by George Mason University: American Opinion Cools on Global Warming FAIRFAX, Va., January 27, 2010—Public concern about global warming has dropped sharply since the fall of…

Heading for the exits

Climate agency going up in flames Exit of Canada’s expert a sure sign IPCC in trouble Terence Corcoran, National Post A catastrophic heat wave appears to be closing in on…

CRU inquiry prompts sought after changes in UK law, citing failure of CRU's FOIA officer

Breaking news from the UK: Inquiries by Jonathan Leake at The Sunday Times have revealed new developments in the Climategate affair. I previously reported about the current predicament: Loophole in…

New Compendium Paper on Surface Temperature Records

NOTE: An update to the compendium has been posted. Now has bookmarks. Please download again. I have a new paper out with Joe D’Aleo. First I want to say that…

The picture of the week…

…goes to Jo Nova, who not only blogs, but does her own illustrations too. This satirical road sign made me laugh, I hope it will do the same for you.…

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