The Superbowl "Green Police" commercial

My story today on changing out my incandescent recessed lighting for high efficiency LED units couldn’t have come too soon. I don’t have to worry now. This video below is one of the most talked about Superbowl commercials today. You have to watch it more than once to catch all the visual gags in it.…

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Munging Madagascar

Since we’ve been talking about IPCC’s “Africagate” recently, it seemed like an opportune time to point out what sort of GISS station adjustment goes on in data from it’s nearby neighbor island. Welcome Verity Jones first guest post on WUWT. FYI for those who don’t get the implied data munging  title, “Munge” is sometimes backronymmed…

Swapping my lights: fantastic!

No more twisty bulbs for me! I’ve installed a new LED lighting system for my home that beats twisty bulbs in every way. It has been awhile since I discussed technology here, so this will be an interesting diversion for many readers. I’ve always been a fan of alternate energy and improved energy efficiency, and…

New study using satellite data: Alaskan glacier melt overestimated

From a press release provided by Centre national de la recherche scientifique in Paris, France: Improved estimate of glacier decline in Alaska. Glaciologists at the Laboratory for Space Studies in Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS – CNRS/CNES/IRD/Université Toulouse 3) and their US and Canadian colleagues (1) have shown that previous studies have largely overestimated mass loss…

Tracking the Earth's orbit: looking for warming signs

From a press release by: National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) Understanding past and future climate The notion that scientists understand how changes in Earth’s orbit affect climate well enough for estimating long-term natural climate trends that underlie any anthropogenic climate change is challenged by findings published this week. The new research was conducted by a…