So much for robust x2: Tom Karl’s GHCN3 Trends Are Wrong – At Least in Slide 21

Tom Karl’s Trends Are Wrong – At Least in Slide 21 Guest post by Bob Tisdale A number of bloggers on the WattsUpWithThat thread “Tom Karl’s Senate Dog & Pony…

America's Climate Choices: missing an option

I’m providing these links for publications “America’s Climate Choices” issued today by the National Resource Council of the National Academy of Sciences without any comments other than this one: The…

Tom Karl's Senate Dog & Pony Show – it's worse than we thought, again

Well, the Kerry Lieberman cap and trade fiasco has brought Tom Karl to give a Senate briefing last week. Predictably, they couldn’t wait to spring more adjustments du jour on…

NOAA delays due to monkey business?

Yesterday I posted an announcement about this odd press release: Think-Tank Says Trained Chimp Can Predict Hurricanes Better Than NOAA… And Puts it to the Test Today, in a strange twist…

Unprecedented Warming in Lake Tanganyika

Well here we go again, you know the drill. Global warming at fault, other possibilities ignored, multiple press releases. Lake Tanganyika is the second largest lake in the world for…

"It Was 30 Years Ago Today"

… Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play … by Steve Goddard I remember May 18, 1980 like it was yesterday.  I was skiing behind Taos Ski Valley in ten…

Livetooning the ICCC, Day 2

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Fewer cartoons today, I presented my paper (which was well received) and there were fewer sessions. The Conference is over now, it was very successful.…

Consensus? What consensus?

The 4th International Conference on Climate Change – Chicago, Il., USA Consensus?  What consensus? by Roger Helmer MEP I’m writing this in the Marriott Hotel in Chicago, where I’m attending…

Think-Tank Says Trained Chimp Can Predict Hurricanes Better Than NOAA… And Puts it to the Test

Chimp Predicts 6-8 Atlantic Hurricanes in 2010 Via press release: Washington, DC: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s track record in predicting the number of Atlantic hurricanes is so abysmal…

Leaked Doc Proves Spain’s Green Policies an Economic Disaster

Christopher Horner reports that Pajamas Media has received a leaked internal document confirming Spain realizes its green failures, just as Obama pushes the American Power Act based on Spain’s program.…

Dr. Richard Lindzen's Heartland 2010 keynote address

At the ICCC4 conference yesterday, I had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Richard Lindzen give his keynote address at the luncheon. As always, he made some very salient points.…

GISTEMP -vs- HadCRUT

By Steven Goddard As discussed in my last post, GISS claims to have better Arctic coverage than Had-Crut, and uses that as an explanation of why they are trending upwards…

Most idiotic global warming headline ever

I may just divert to Toronto from Chicago and pay this writer a visit so I can tell him to his face what an idiot he is, or have my…

GISTEMP is High

By Steve Goddard Satellite data vs. normalised surface data during the 1998 El Niño A few days ago I discussed the amplification of satellite temperatures relative to surface data. And…

Livetooning the ICCC

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, I’m at the International Conference on Climate Change in Chicago, where I’m one of the speakers. Since I’m a cartoonist, rather than liveblogging the…

ICCC Conference day 1 – Chicken of the Sea and BBC

Sunday was speaker orientation and the evening reception/dinner. I met up with Willis Eschencbach, watched and listened to him play the piano in the lobby. I took some photos with…

Volcano Update

By Steve Goddard Eyjafjallajokull continues to erupt and is again shutting down British airspace: A statement on the Nats website said the no-fly zone will be extended between 1pm and…

WUWT Arctic Sea Ice News #5

By Steve Goddard Arctic non-warming since 1938 The Catlin Arctic Survey arrived at the North Pole this week. Described as three of ‘the world’s toughest’ explorers, Ann Daniels, Charlie Paton…

Kerry Emanuel and Richard Lindzen: the climatic odd couple

I had dinner with Richard Lindzen (along with Lucia, Steve McIntyre, Jeff Id, and others) last night after a hectic day of airline roulette. He’s easy to talk to and…

Extraterrestrial Global Warming

People send me stuff. Alan Siddons writes in an email: Researching for a paper that Martin Hertzberg, Hans Schreuder and I are writing, I chanced upon a chart that might…

Hey dude, where’s my solar ramp up?

Guest post by David Archibald The prognostications based on spotless days are now a distant memory. From here, given that the green corona brightness indicates that solar maximum will in…

Sea Ice Graphs Have Limited Predictive Value

By Steve Goddard I like to watch the sea ice graphs as much as anyone, and have wondered how much value they have in forecasting the summer minimum. So I…

Off to the conference

I’m about to leave for ICCC4, which is predictably being billed as “denialpalooza” by our friends in alarmist world. Heh. Maybe smearapalooza might be a good label for their response.…

NIWA's Kiwi Kaper

It should be noted that NIWA is not the official Meteorological Service of New Zealand. From their FAQs:  Is NIWA the Met Service? No, the MetService is a separate company…