Why TV weathermen are on the frontline of the climate change debate

I used to be like Jim Gandy when I was doing television. Gandy, who chastises people in advance (bolded in the article below) who might want to visit his blog and discus the issues, probably won’t win any converts with that sort of attitude. Attendees of my Australian tour lectures might be surprised to know…

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Shocker! ABC says UHI making cities hotter!

Above: NOAA Satellite IR image showing UHI of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC Above: A trend comparison slide from my tour, courtesy of my friend, former California State Climatologist Jim Goodridge. Simon at ACM writes: So reads the headline on the ABC website, as if it’s something we don’t know. Obviously, as cities…

Latest Barrow Ice Breakup On Record?

By Steven Goddard, In my last post, we discussed how there has been no visible change in the landfast ice near Barrow, AK. during the last week. The University of Alaska has been tracking breakup of this ice for the past decade. The latest breakup was July 11 which occurred last year. The earliest breakup…

Open thread

Haven’t had one in awhile. Too tired and cold (4C and raining in Ballarat) to do much else. Keep it clean. Play nice. Bonus picture regarding events of this week: