Sense and Sensitivity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach This is an extension of the ideas I laid out as the Thunderstorm Thermostat Hypothesis on WUWT. For those who have not read it, I’ll…

BWI snow record rescinded: Another reason why airports aren't the best place to measure climate data

I’ve mentioned problems with airports as climate stations in the past, mostly that they are pockets of UHI that have grown with the 20th century aviation boom. A good example…

Un-bearable news

Excerpts: from the Sunday Times: Polar bear is a ‘new’ species by Jonathan Leake Polar bears may have come into existence only 150,000 years ago, when trapped brown bears had…

Spencer: Spurious warming demonstrated in CRU surface data

Spurious Warming in the Jones U.S. Temperatures Since 1973 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. INTRODUCTION As I discussed in my last post, I’m exploring the International Surface Hourly (ISH)…

Archibald on stellar to climate linkage

The Warning in the Stars By David Archibald If climate is not a random walk, then we can predict climate if we understand what drives it.  The energy that stops…

Tsunami threat for the Pacific

Of course the big news today is the 8.8 earthquake in Chile and the Tsunami warning stemming from it. There’s not much I could add that’s not already being covered,…

Luxemberg

From the BBC: ‘Iceberg the size of Luxembourg threat‘ – click image for video and watch the collision of two giant ice masses. Of course 50 years ago, such things…

The Times: “University ‘tried to mislead MPs on climate change e-mails’”

Reposted from Climate Audit: A savage article in the Times today by Ben Webster about the UEA submission to the UK Parliamentary Inquiry – the letter in which they tried…

Institute of Physics on Climategate

Here’s something rather astonishing. The Institute of Physics, has made a statement about climate science. The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and…

Contribution of USHCN and GISS bias in long-term temperature records for a well-sited rural weather station

Guest post by David W. Schnare, Esq. Ph.D. When Phil Jones suggested that if folks didn’t like his surface temperature reconstructions, then perhaps they should do their own, he was…

Breaking News: IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri to face independent inquiry

Excerpts from the Telegraph article By Geoffrey Lean, in Bali Rajendra Pachauri, the controversial Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is to face an international inquiry into…

A new paper comparing NCDC rural and urban US surface temperature data

Note: See update below, new graph added. There’s a new paper out by Dr. Edward Long that does some interesting comparisons to NCDC’s raw data (prior to adjustments) that compares…

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. on Fox Business News

UPDATE: Bumped, video of this interview is now available below. I got late word tonight that Dr. Roger Pielke Senior, of the University of Colorado, will be a guest on…

CTM is Contacted by the Norfolk Constabulary and Responds

by charles the moderator I received the following this morning, Dear Mr Rotter I am part of the enquiry team who are investigating the theft of data from the UEA…

UEA – the new crimestoppers

Sometimes I wonder what sort of logical thinking skills are employed over at UEA and CRU. Surely, they have little skill with public relations, that has been demonstrated time and…

CRUTEM3 error getting attention by Met Office

This is a repost of two articles from John Graham-Cumming’s blog. I watched with interest earlier this month where he and a colleague identified what they thought to be a…

Judith, I love ya, but you're way wrong …

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Judith Curry posted here on WUWT regarding rebuilding the lost trust we used to have in climate science and climate scientists. This is my response…

The great filament

From Spaceweather.com with apologies to Linus and Charles Schulz The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is tracking an enormous magnetic filament on the sun. It stretches more than one million…

WMO: ". . . we cannot at this time conclusively identify anthropogenic signals in past tropical cyclone data."

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued a stunning statement in a  recent report. Roger Pielke Jr. has the details on his blog. Just to remind folks that we’ve been saying…

New All-in-one Space Weather Tool from NASA

The press release doesn’t contain any pictures, and really doesn’t do this new web tool justice, so I’ve added some screencaps. In a nutshell, the new iSWA site lets you…

On the Credibility of Climate Research, Part II: Towards Rebuilding Trust

Foreword – Below is  a guest post (by request) from Dr. Judith Curry on the issues we deal with every day here. While I and other like minded bloggers were…

Blog note

I’m having to do a personal computer upgrade. My Windows 7 RC1 (release candidate 1 for you non-geeks) that I installed last year is about to expire, and I have…

The Goracle Forecast: AGW=More snow

Sure looks like a heat wave, doesn’t it? Repower America Reports His View By Al Gore from his blog @ algore.com With all the climate deniers spreading lies about the…

Climategate Minority Report

While the Met Office announces a “do over”, the much anticipated report from Environment and Public Works (EPW) minority leader Senator Jim Inhofe has been announced in the Senate Committee…