Length of day correlated to cosmic rays and sunspots

From techno-science.net This tip came in on our tip & notes page, and at first I was quite surprised because I could not see a possible mechanism for it. Then as I read the translation (from French) it started to make more sense. I’ll point out my friend Jim Goodridge published an essay on WUWT…

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Delivering Messages Is Not Communicating

Guest post by Thomas Fuller It should be clear to all who are following climate issues that the establishment is flailing a bit in regards to how they should be dealing with a pesky public. Ever since Climategate, Copenhagen, and a cold winter in western media capitals, their old techniques have been increasingly ineffective. Whereas…

Watts Up With Nuuk?

NEW UPDATES POSTED BELOW As regular readers know, I have more photographs and charts of weather stations on my computer than I have pictures of my family. A sad commentary to be sure, but necessary for what I do here. Steve Goddard points out this NASA GISS graph of the Annual Mean Temperature data at…

Wasted food a huge energy gobbler

I’ll have to admit, Professor Webster has a point. Food is so abundant in the western world that household trashbins are routinely stuffed with uneaten food. Now If I can just get my mind around eating more leftovers. – Anthony A painless way to achieve huge energy savings: Stop wasting food WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2010…

Booker: "anomalies" in Pachauri's accounting

Christopher Booker writes in the Telegraph: Next weekend, as delegates from 194 countries gather in South Korea for a crucial meeting of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, their big talking point will be whether the IPCC’s chairman Dr Rajendra Pachauri should resign – as a recent report from the world’s leading scientific academies…