The Western Snowpack is 137% of normal

From The Declining Spring Snowcover Department Experts tell us that spring snowcover has seen rapid declines in the Northern Hemisphere over the last 20 years. As of today, western US…

Past the tipping point

By Steve Goddard In 2007, Dr. Hansen boldly declared “…defying government gag orders. Hansen told Reuters, quote, “The reason so much (of the Arctic ice) went suddenly is that it…

Romm's Mosquito Bomb

Most of us just ignore Joe Romm. Because, well, even the fresh prince of Wikipedia, William Connolley, described him once as “foaming”. When members of his shared climate viewpoint say…

Modeling the Polar Bear Tipping Point

After reading this BBC article on modeling the “tipping point” of polar bear populations, it seemed this photo summed it up well, especially since modeling was substituted in lieu of…

Climate alarmism in Britain: "…the poll figures are going through the floor."

Excerpts from the New York Times article. Climate Fears Turn to Doubts Among Britons By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL LONDON — Last month hundreds of environmental activists crammed into an auditorium here…

Lord Monckton wins global warming debate at Oxford Union

I’m waiting for actual photos of the event from the official photographer, but for now I’ll make do with what can be found on the Internet. For those who don’t…

New radar sees tornadic details like never before

From a University of Oklahoma press release, a view of a hook echo like never before. Norman, Okla.—At the University of Oklahoma, researchers captured unprecedented high-resolution radar data during the…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Denmark evicting citizens to clear cut forests for wind turbines

I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t read this message of a Danish group opposed to the plan. Greens clear-cutting trees in a national park and evicting people, whoda…

The Sea Ice Monster: it's a scaly thing

By Steve Goddard and Anthony Watts If you zoom in far enough, most anything looks scary, like this picture of a human head louse. But when you look at it…

Cause for alarm?

Why do scientists and news stories blame everything on global warming? Fortune and glory. Guest post By Paul Driessen, Willie Soon, and David R. Legates We’re often asked, What really…

WUWT Arctic Sea Ice News #6

By Steve Goddard The Arctic is still running well below freezing, and as a result there just isn’t much happening, except for an odd discrepancy that has developed between NSIDC…

On Being the Wrong Size

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach This topic is a particular peeve of mine, so I hope I will be forgiven if I wax wroth. There is a most marvelous piece…

Mann's 1.8 million Malaria grant – "where do we ask for a refund'?

Thomas Fuller of the San Francisco Examiner has a great piece which summarizes the issue of climate and malaria and Mann. Like with the imagined increase in hurricane frequency due…

Editorializing about the Editorial

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I just got my printed copy of the May 7th issue of Science Magazine, and I read their Editorial. This is the issue that contained…

Visualizing Arctic Coverage

By Steve Goddard In recent articles, I have have been discussing GISS’ claim that their divergence from Had-Crut over the last decade is due to better Arctic coverage. They use…

Pew poll: 2 of 3 Americans think Congressional action on climate change is not a priority

From the Pew Research Center. I wonder if Senator Kerry has seen this. Once again, climate change is dead last. Since energy comes in second, watch now as “climate change”…

NOAA goes for National Press Club with hurricane outlook

It looks like they aren’t monkeying around. After delaying the release this week, NOAA plans to showcase the news in a more “robust” setting. Contact:          Susan Buchanan, NOAA FOR IMMEDIATE…

A "warmist" scientist embraces the Heartland Conference

As many know, I recently returned from ICCC4. It has taken me a couple of days to get back on track and I want to share over the next couple…

Spencer: Global Average Sea Surface Temperatures Poised for a Plunge

Global Average Sea Surface Temperatures Poised for a Plunge by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Just an update…as the following graph shows, sea surface temperatures (SSTs) along the equatorial Pacific…

Tom Karl – Hiding the Decline (at both ends)

By Steve Goddard As Bob Tisdale pointed out, Tom Karl’s NCDC trend claims don’t match his graph. The trend line is less than either of the claimed V2 or V3…

The Gulf oil slick from space – NOT

UPDATE: The press release from Goddard Space Flight Center showing sunglints suggesting they are all from the oil slick is wrong. Satellite specialist Dr. Roy Spencer writes in to show…

GISS Arctic Trends Disagree with Satellite Data

By Steven Goddard GISS has explained their steeper temperature slope since 1998 vs. Had-Crut, as being due to the fact that they are willing to extrapolate 1200 km across the…

Tanganyika Revisited

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The new Nature Magazine article on Lake Tanganyika, “Late-twentieth-century warming in Lake Tanganyika unprecedented since AD 500”, discussed a couple days ago by Anthony Watts here,…

Founder of Oregon Petition wins house primary race

First stage win for science in US House of Representatives Guest post by Russ Steele There has been a lot of discussion of the election results in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kentucky…