Paleo-clamatology

There’s a new article at Nature News where they report on an amazing new paleoclimatology breakthrough with temperature reconstructions using clamshells. The Nature article reports on a  new paper in PNAS from William Patterson at the University of Saskachewan. Here’s a short excerpt: The study used 26 shells obtained from sediment cores taken from an…

Spencer: Global Urban Heat Island Effect Study – An Update

by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. This is an update to my previous posts [here and here on WUWT] describing a new technique for estimating the average amount of urban heat island (UHI) warming accompanying an increase in population density. The analysis is based upon 4x per day temperature observations in the NOAA International Surface…

IPCC announces “independent” review

A formal announcement was made in a  press conference made at 12:30PM EST by the IPCC, which is getting press,  for example here. But at the time of this writing, there’s no mention of it whatsoever on the main IPCC web page here: UPDATE: They’ve finally added a mention of the press release, click link…