Christy on irrigation and regional temperature effects

In this recent post I discussed a paper on regional temperature divergence issues related to irrigation from Dr. John Christy saying: New irrigation effects study counter to what Christy discovered This press release below from Columbia University shown below suggests that irrigation cools the region undergoing irrigation. However, a study published three years ago of California’s…

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Hurricane Igor explodes to Category 4+

Update 11:00 PM EDT: Igor still intensifying, now at 130 knots (Cat 4) and now forecast to become a Category 5 within the next 12-hours. See NHC bulletin at the end of this post. Hurricane Igor has rapidly intensified into a Category 4 storm over the open Central Atlantic.  Winds are expected to remain above…

Judith enters the foray fray

After a she made a contentious comment about WUWT and me personally on another blog, I reached out and had a nice exchange a few weeks back with Georgia Tech’s Dr. Judith Curry. In that exchange she discussed the possibility of doing her own blog. I offered my advice. I’m glad she chose wordpress.com as…

Pacing the Glacial

Guest post by Tom Fuller How glaciers have responded to the warming of the past 130 years is a complicated story, although many millions of words have been written to try and explain it. How glaciers have been used to promote fears of a disastrous future is a much simpler story, but it really only…