New Zealand begins emissions trading scheme, meanwhile the Gore/Pachauri Chicago Climate Exchange is flatlining

The months of flatlining at the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) should be a hint to the rest of the world that carbon trading is dead. Time to take it off…

Climate Craziness of the Week: The AGU peddles a mammoth climate change theory

Yes, our forebears started global warming by hunting the woolly mammoth. Right. Must be the mammoth albedo effect, much like the sheep albedo effect. Oh, wait, no it’s birch trees…

Waxman Malarkey 3: Impact Zone Alaska

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Once again, I return to that endless font of misinformation, the Waxman Markey website. In this case, I look at their claims about Alaska. This…

Record cold down under

I swear, I had nothing to do with this. Speaking tonight in Canberra, details here. Weather records for Sydney here. From the “weather is not climate department”: Sydney recorded its…

Waxman Malarkey 2: Impact Zone Australia

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Having spent a reasonable amount of time there, I have the highest regard for Australia and Australians. In general they are good, level-headed folks. Unfortunately,…

Alex – first Atlantic Hurricane of 2010

To help you keep an eye on it, I have the satellite imagery here along with animated loops. Click image for full size or animate this image: Click for loop>>>…

Amazing Grace

By Steven Goddard, The headline reads “NASA Satellites Detect Unexpected Ice Loss in East Antarctica” ScienceDaily (Nov. 26, 2009) — Using gravity measurement data from the NASA/German Aerospace Center’s Gravity…

Waxman-Malarkey: Impact Zone US Northeast

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the US House of Representatives, there is something curiously yclept the “Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming” despite the lack of connection…

Mann says hockey stick "icon" is "misplaced"

The scientist behind the controversial ‘hockey stick’ graph has said it was ‘somewhat misplaced’ to make his work an ‘icon of the climate change debate’. From the Telegraph, By Louise…

Perhaps the stupidest article I've ever seen

By charles the moderator Here’s the link. I have no other comment. From congress.org Global Warming could make Humans EXTINCT within 50 years Kill mechanisms list Global Warming could make…