Unbearably stupid polar bear advertising

First let me say this: I like electric cars for city use. I own and drive one. That said, this has got to be the stupidest professionally produced commercial I’ve seen in quite some time. The ad agency that serves Nissan (as does Nissan management) deserves a smack upside the head for promoting the idea…

Study: worst climate threat machines still to be built

Main climate threat from CO2 sources yet to be built From press release Stanford, CA— Scientists have warned that avoiding dangerous climate change this century will require steep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions. New energy-efficient or carbon-free technologies can help, but what about the power plants, cars, trucks, and other fossil-fuel-burning devices already in operation?…

Friday Funny – Lord Oxburgh’s CRU Pie

One of our always sharp WUWT commenters made this excellent Oxburgh pie in response to the story: Lord Oxburgh’s whirlwind whitewash tour ====================================================== stevenlibby says: September 10, 2010 at 10:31 am The way I read the schedule, it looks like most of the discussion time included CRU members since only one 60 minute spot was marked…

[Climate] War, what is it good for?

Climate Change Not Linked To African Wars Excerpts from: Quirin Schiermeier, Nature News, 6 September 2010 In his popular 2008 book Climate Wars, the US journalist and military historian Gwynne Dyer laid out a daunting scenario. Climate change would put growing pressure on fresh water and food over the coming century, he wrote, triggering social disorder,…

Sea Level Rise: Hype and Reality

UPDATE: The feckless gold digger weighs in here with a chorus of usual suspects. It is quite humorous to watch. Guest post by Thomas Fuller At the conclusion of the last ice age, there was a surplus of ice on many parts of the planet. Nature took care of most of that over the next…