LBNL on Himalayas: "greenhouse gases alone are not nearly enough to be responsible for the snow melt"

From Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, and announcement that comes at a very inconvenient time for IPCC and Pachauri while their “Glaciergate” issue rages. Aerosols and black carbon are tagged as the major drivers. And no mention of disappearance by 2035. Black Carbon a Significant Factor in Melting of Himalayan Glaciers The fact that glaciers in…

The Guardian hounds CRU with new reports

A series of events appears to be unfolding in the UK that provide for a serial story. As they say in the news biz “it has legs”. Two more stories have emerged from the Guardian by Fred Pearce. They read like Climate Audit narratives rather than Guardian stories we’ve come to know in the past.…

In 1790, Philly "had a fever", today, not so much

Steve Goddard reminded me that we’ve had “220 Years of Global Warming in Philadelphia” Starting in 1790, a prominent Philadelphia resident named Charles Pierce started keeping detailed records of the weather and climate, which has been archived on Google Books. His report from January, 1790 is below:

Penn State report on Mann: new investigation to convene.

The report is out, and further investigation is forthcoming. Excerpts from the report are below, where they considered 4 allegations. They say only one had merit. That will be the subject of the upcoming investigation. Excerpts: “It is clear to those who have followed the media and blogs over the last two months that there…

BBC asks WUWT for help

I received this email this morning from Roger Harribin, the BBC’s environmental analyst. It’s interesting because I received an email from the Guardian yesterday asking if I’d like to write a 200 word guest piece. Unfortunately it somehow ended up in my spam filter (which I found this morning) so I missed the 3 PM…

NASA Still Spreading Antarctic Worries

Steven Goddard looks at trends in Antarctica and compares to NASA’s recent article. A January 12, 2010 Earth Observatory article warns that Antarctica “has been losing more than a hundred cubic kilometers (24 cubic miles) of ice each year since 2002” and that “if all of this ice melted, it would raise global sea level…