Gore's new venture – 'Crowdsourced TV'

Not content with “inventing the Internet”, giving a voice to literary despots worldwide still living in their parent’s basement, Gore now wants to do what YouTube has already done; give a voice to video despots living in their parents basement. I think Gore is late to the party, as a company called “poptent” is already…

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New ground truth: soil microbe negative feedback

This could be a game changer. From the University of California, Irvine press release, a finding that suggests soil microbes have a negative feedback with temperature increase. This has broad implications for the amount of CO2 emitted estimated in climate models. It had been assumed that as temperature increased, microbes and fungii would increase their…

WUWT Sea Ice News #2

By Steven Goddard Break out the Speedos and Bikinis. Springtime has finally arrived in the Arctic! Guardian Image Temperatures have risen about 15C, and are now averaging a balmy -15C (5F) north of latitude 80N – with sunshine 24 hours a day. Under those conditions, you can get frostbite and a tan at the same…

Al Gore says "Denialists in Denial"

From Al Gore’s Journal: Denialists in Denial April 27, 2010 : 4:52 PM Last week The Wall Street Journal published a ridiculous op-ed titled “Climate Science in Denial” claiming that “global warming alarmists have been discredited, but you wouldn’t know it from the rhetoric this Earth Day.” Marc Ambinder of The Atlantic does an exceptional…

New Theme for WUWT

Don’t worry readers, I’m trying an experiment. WUWT has looked the same for about 3 years, so I’m giving it a makeover. I’ve activated a newly designed theme for WUWT. This one has advantages over the old one in that it does a better job of supporting newer hi-res monitors such as the 20-24″ LCD/HDTV…

Australia dumps Carbon Trading Scheme

WUWT reader Chris M Writes in Tips and Notes to WUWT Have you noticed that the Australian PM, Kevin Rudd has dumped his CTS until at least 2012. This was his key platform at the last election, when he described global warming as “the greatest moral imperative of our time”. How the times have changed.

Who says asphalt isn't natural?

Given this revelation, I expect someone to argue soon that this climate monitoring station in Tremonton, Utah is in a natural environment. 😉 From the University of California, Santa Barbara Scientists discover underwater asphalt volcanoes Impressive landmarks hidden for 40,000 years rise from sea-floor.