Prominent Climategate Figure Threatens Lawsuit over Spoof Video – No Cap-and-Trade Coalition Says “Bring it on”

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, April 20th 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeff Davis No Cap and Trade Coalition Washington, DC — Penn State University’s Michael Mann, one of the central figures in the Climategate scandal, has threatened legal action against Minnesotans for Global Warming (M4GW) over the group’s popular satirical YouTube video “Hide the Decline.” The No…

Of Hawks and Handsaws

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach “I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw” William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act II, Scene ii Following on from my look at the USHCN temperature dataset, I have gone north (if not north-north-west) and looked at the NORDKLIM dataset. This dataset covers…

Another indication of MWP and LIA being global

From CO2 Science, another peer reviewed paper with a paleoclimatology reconstruction based on cores containing plankton shells, show that both the Medieval Warm Period (MWP) and the Little Ice Age (LIA) can be seen in Indonesia. In the past, critics have said these events to be “regional” implying they occurred only around Europe, due to…

Doug Keenan finally gets the tree data

Climate sceptic wins landmark data victory ‘for price of a stamp’ Belfast ecologist forced to hand over tree-ring data describes order from information commission as a ‘staggering injustice’ by Fred Pearce The Guardian, Tuesday 20 April 2010 The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, must hand over 40 years’ worth of data on 7,000 years…

Is Fossil Fuel CO2 Different From Volcanic CO2?

Guest Post by Steven Goddard We have all seen lots of pictures of the Eyjafjallajokull eruption now, with steam and ash billowing up in the air. The eruption started one month ago, and as the Guardian reports, The eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano is unlikely to have any significant impact on climate but has caused…