Quote of the week: Stephen Schneider jumps the shark

UPDATE: This morning (Monday) brings sad news that Dr. Schneider has died, due to complications of cancer, apparently a heart attack. I was unaware that he was ill. While I strongly disagree with Dr. Schneider’s viewpoints, I am saddened by his passing, and my best wishes and sympathies go to his family. Andrew Revkin at…

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Sea Ice News #14 – an inconvenient July

By Steve Goddard We are seeing a number of interesting polar ice milestones this month. First, WUWT now has a new permanent Sea Ice Page, where you can find all of the live graphs and images in one place. Details here. Second, it has been the slowest July (1-17) Arctic melt in the eight year…

DOE Funding For CRU Placed On Hold

Jonathan Leake, The Sunday Times The American government has suspended its funding of the University of East Anglia’s climate research unit (CRU), citing the scientific doubts raised by last November’s leak of hundreds of stolen emails. The US Department of Energy (DoE) was one of the unit’s main sources of funding for its work assembling…

Why I'll never take my kids to the Chicago Field Museum

From the Chicago Field Museum Climate Exhibit: CO2 makes Poison Ivy grow. Yes, but what about the millions of other plants in the biosphere that is booming? What about agriculture? I really resent this sort of one sided presentation foisted on children that won’t know any better. Watch this YouTube video showing how a Cowpea…