Manic Flail: Epic Fail

NOTE: in conjunction with this essay, may I suggest that readers also visit Climate Audit and read Steve McIntyre’s careful evisceration of the “copygate issue”. – Anthony Guest post by Thomas Fuller The double handful of climate hysteria weblogs have tailed off in both output and popularity since the events of Climategate and Copenhagen. The…

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Supposed new planet 20-light years away has been undiscovered

Another case of putting the cart before the horse when it comes to grandiose claims of scientific discovery?   According to a social networker at a Torino astrophysics conference, purported Earth-like planet Gliese 581(g) may no longer exist.  However, before we consider the possibility that Nero used the Red Matter and imploded the planet a…

Peer Reviewed Study: CO2 warming effect cut by 65%, climate sensitivity impossible to accurately determine

Estimated CO2 Warming Cut By 65% Submitted by Doug L. Hoffman, Resilient Earth via ICECAP Any competent researcher involved with the science behind climate change will admit that CO2 is far from the only influence on global climate. It has long been known that short-lived greenhouse gases and black-carbon aerosols have contributed to past climate…

Go Ice Go!

While not hugely significant by itself, it is interesting to note that the DMI 30% Arctic extent has reached its highest number for this date, exceeding 2006. The refreeze has been very fast: Here’s the zoom:

Fiat Lux

Guest Post by Thomas Fuller There are a lot of people concerned about the pace of innovation as it relates to climate change and energy efficiency, because of fears about global warming. Innovation has led to energy efficiency gains of between 1% and 1.5% for a very long time–perhaps as long as three centuries. For…