G.P. Bear goes to Washington – Part 11

By Bill Steigerwald “Polar Bear Manifesto” U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING With a bang the Senate hearing room’s double-doors suddenly flew open. A SWAT team of 12 Navy SEALs in full riot…

Coal Creek Redux

Guest post by Richard Keen, Ph.D. To paraphrase Led Zeppelin, “It’s been cooling, I ain’t fooing…” December was a chilly month across much of the U.S., and at my site…

Where Are The Corpses?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Abstract The record of continental (as opposed to island) bird and mammal extinctions in the last five centuries was analyzed to determine if the “species-area”…

Christopher Monckton of Brenchley replies to readers

Note: I posted this originally early this morning, something happened with wordpress.com hosting (I’m not sure what) and it disappeared, here it is again. – Anthony Christopher Monckton of Brenchley…

The 2009 weblog awards – zilched

Kevin Aylward makes a surprising announcement. Guess I’ll have to settle for “nominee with a boatload of nominations“. Update – The 2009 Weblog Awards are off 4 Jan 2010 It…

BBC swaps "coldest December since 1981" headline

BBC reported: Coldest December since 1981 (BBC, January 3, 2010) It is still showing up in Google, but changes are afoot, odd that a headline like that can’t stand on…