What Happened to All the Hurricanes, Al?

From Pajamas Media, After Hurricane Katrina and the amazing season of 2005, we were supposed to see year after year of terrible hurricanes. Where are they? Where is all the death and destruction? We were told global warming was here, and would ignite a fire under the storms, making them bigger and more frequent. Massive…

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Middlesboro Kentucky: Pitch Black?

By Steven Mosher. In his august draft of Hansen2010, Dr. Hansen makes the following claim: “We present evidence here that the urban warming has little effect on our standard global temperature analysis.  However, in the Appendix we carry out an even more rigorous test. We show there that there are a sufficient number of stations…

Spain's Solar Deals on Edge of Bankruptcy as Subsidies Founder

From Bloomberg German Vilimelis heard about Spain’s solar gold rush from his brother-in-law in 2007. Across the plains around Lerida, the northeastern Spanish town where they spent weekends, farmers were turning over their fields to photovoltaic panels to capitalize on government solar- energy subsidies. Vilimelis persuaded his father, Jaume, who made a living growing pears…

Super Typhoon Megi

From NASA Super Typhoon Megi Posted October 19, 2010 download large image (4 MB, JPEG)acquired October 18, 2010 download Google Earth file (3 KB, KMZ)acquired October 18, 2010 Share this image On October 18, 2010, Typhoon Megi approached and made landfall in the northeastern Isabela Province of the Philippines. Spanning more than 600 kilometers (370…

Exonerated? Not.

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The official report of the Pennsylvania State University Inquiry Committee into the actions of Dr. Michael Mann is available here. It is the Report of the Inquiry that Mann says exonerated him completely of the three most important allegations. From Cartoons by Josh The Inquiry Report was written by professors. As…