Yowzer! “sea ice extended to the equator 716.5 million years ago”

From Harvard University Science: Scientists find signs of ‘snowball Earth’ Research suggests global glaciation 716.5 million years ago Steve Bradt Harvard Staff Writer Geologists have found evidence that sea ice extended to the equator 716.5 million years ago, bringing new precision to a “snowball Earth” event long suspected of occurring around that time. Led by…

February UAH global temperature anomaly – little change

February 2010 UAH Global Temperature Update: Version 5.3 Unveiled by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The global-average lower tropospheric temperature remained high, at +0.61 deg. C for February, 2010. This is about the same as January, which in our new Version 5.3 of the UAH dataset was +0.63 deg. C. February was second warmest in…

Swedes call out Jones on data availability

PRESS RELEASE Stockholm March 5, 2010 Climate scientist delivers false statement in parliament enquiry It has come to our attention, that last Monday (March 1), Dr. Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia (CRU), in a hearing with the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee made a…

Ultimate WMD: laser mosquito zapper

Who doesn’t hate mosquitoes? For centuries humans have had to endure this pest, and we started to win the war when DDT came out. Of course DDT isn’t allowed any more, but now you can kill these little buggers with a new gadget.  It’s like Star Wars technology for vampire defense. I want one, preferably…

Baltic sea ice traps ships

There’s a lot of buzz about this in the blogosphere because of the constant barrage of alarming reports being fed by the media on Arctic sea ice melt. As we pointed out yesterday, the WUWT forecast is that sea ice is on its way to a recovery again in 2010. Here’s where the problem is,…