GISS Deletes Arctic And Southern Ocean Sea Surface Temperature Data

Guest post by Bob Tisdale There are numerous blog posts and discussions about how the GISS global temperature anomaly product GISTEMP differs from the Hadley Centre and NCDC datasets. The…

SST update

Steve Goddard writes: Below are animations for the entire year (150 days) so far, based on NOAA SST maps. The videos are presented with minimal commentary. As they say, “150…

Americans: Fly your flag

I’ve been proverbially “sick as a dog” this weekend either from stomach flu, or some food poisoning, not sure which. Spending so much time in bed, I almost forgot to…

WUWT Arctic Sea Ice News #7

By Steve Goddard The last piece of ice remaining in the Arctic The death spiral continues, with Arctic ice extent and thickness nearly identical to what it was 10 years…

What happens if a hurricane hits the Gulf Oil Slick?

There’s been a lot of worry and speculation over what will happen if a hurricane and the gulf oil spill collide. In response, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has prepared…

Ken Cuccinelli versus 810 academics

Guest Commentary by Paul Driessen “Scientific debates should be played out in the academic arena,” insists University of Virginia environmental sciences professor David Carr. “If Michael Mann’s conclusions are unsupported…

The fix is in

Engineering a cooler Earth Researchers brainstorm radical ways to counter climate change By Erika Engelhaupt None of the scientists in the room so much as blinked when David Keith suggested…

You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting! Melting!

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Yesterday, I discussed the Shepherd et al. paper, “Recent loss of floating ice and the consequent sea level contribution” (which I will call S2010). I…

Leif Svalgaard on the experience of peer review

I’m remiss in getting this up until now, as Leif sent it back on May 12th. Prep, travel and recovery for ICCC4 took up quite a bit of my time,…

Arctic Ice Volume Has Increased 25% Since May, 2008

By Steve Goddard and Anthony Watts The Navy requires accurate sea ice information for their operations, and has spent a lot of effort over the years studying, measuring, and operating…

Throwing the polar bears under the bus

From a Eurekalert press release, it seems the polar bears just aren’t doing the job anymore: “Communicators need to move away from the traditional images of polar bears or fear-laden…

Where's the ice for my drink?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I don’t know what to make of this one. I was wandering the web when I came across a Reuters article about a scientific study…

Volcanic Smoke Ring

Via NASA’s spaceweather.com Here’s something you don’t see every day, in fact it has only been seen once before by the volcano researchers that got the photo. The diameter of…

Does PIOMASS verify?

Pursuant to the previous post on The great 2007 ice crunch – it wasn’t just melt this is a follow up post for questions raised there. By Steve Goddard One of…

Study concludes: "major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region"

A major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region? Whooda thunk? Thank goodness they consulted the all knowing supercomputer model to figure this fact out: “it could easily have caused $100…

The great 2007 ice crunch – it wasn't just melt

By Steve Goddard CIRES photo of an Arctic ice pressure ridge I generated an animation of 2007 sea ice thickness from the US Navy’s PIP database, and noticed something remarkable.…

Royal Society to review climate consensus position

“I don’t think they were very pleased. I don’t think this sort of thing has been done before in the history of the society.” Society to review climate message By…

Anthropogenic Decline in Natural Gas

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, Nature Geoscience is on a roll. Their latest “scientific study” makes an old claim in a new way. After ascribing the temperature changes in…

CEI files suit on GISS regarding FOIA delays

From The American Spectator: CEI Suing NASA Over Climate Stonewall By Chris Horner on 5.27.10 @ 10:57AM This morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Competitive Enterprise…

NOAA Expects Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

UPDATE: NOAA on the same day predicts a below normal east Pacific hurricane season, see below for addeddum. Contact:          Chris Vaccaro, 202-536-8911            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622        May 27,…

Shear Ice Decline

By Steve Goddard JAXA shows the area immediately west of Barrow, Alaska as ice free. And it appears to be melting away from the shore. The animation below shows the…

Australia's Victorian government creates seminar to "deal with denialism"

Whoo boy. It must be rough out there when CSIRO has to have seminars on how to deal with us rowdy ruffian “deniers”. I’m surprised though, a 15 million budget,…

In Which I Go Spelunking …

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my usual peripatetic wandering around the web, I came across an interesting paper called “Millennial- and orbital-scale changes in the East Asian monsoon over…

Live Video of BP "Top Kill" Procedure

BP MC252 well gushing oil – environmental disaster video courtesy of British Petroleum Later today, BP is expected to try to reduce the flow of oil from their MC252 well…

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