Energy Star-t Your Engines

Massive fraud in the EPA/DOE Energy Star Program. Automated system allows fake products to get approval. WASHINGTON — Does a “gasoline-powered alarm clock” qualify for the EnergyStar label, the government stamp of approval for an energy-saving product? Like more than a dozen other bogus products submitted for approval since last June by Congressional auditors posing…

Tropical England

Guest post by Steven Goddard National Trust image by Rob Collins The UK National Trust is warning of a 2-4C rise in summer temperatures by the end of the century.  They envision English gardens full of palm trees, Bougainvillea and tropical fruit, as seen above. The apple orchards have been replaced with orange groves, the…

WUWT Status report – 40 million

Overnight, another milestone occurred. As of 6:20 AM PST, the WUWT hit counter shows: Thank you readers, thank you moderators, thank you guest contributors. Traffic has slowed from about half of what it was during the heady days of Climategate and Copenhagen in December, but I note that this is not unique to WUWT, as…