Today is Climate Fools Day

via email: Statement by Viv Forbes, Chairman, The Carbon Sense Coalition Today, 27th October 2010, is Climate Fools Day. For the last 20 years politicians, jets setting bureaucrats and vested interests have been plotting how to make Climate Fools of the western world, taxing industry and consumers to fund green schemes, carbon speculators and international…

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Take the Scientific American poll on Judith Curry

Scientific American writes: As a profile of Judith Curry in the November 2010 issue of Scientific American makes clear, the University of Georgia climate scientist has become an increasingly polarizing figure IN the past year or so. … Yet Curry herself is convinced that some of those facts are seriously exaggerated, and that the IPCC…

Inconvenient hurricane facts

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. had this great set of factoids up on his blog, and I just can’t resist sharing. He writes: Adam Lea, of University College London, shares these interesting hurricane factoids related the the remarkable dearth of US hurricane landfalls in recent years.  His comments are reproduced here with his permission: As the…

Mega storm in the midwest

Of course, it will only be a matter of time before some pundit blames this storm on “global warming”. Readers feel free to post links to such stories in the comments. click images to enlarge. Loop the radar image here The record nature of this storm is the low barometric pressure (< 960 mb), on…

Climate mitigation built on eggshells

No word in yet from the Easter Bunny… Scrambling for climate change solutions Eggshell membrane can absorb 7 times its weight in carbon dioxide The food industry generates a lot of waste products, but one of these, eggshells, could help combat climate change, according to research published in the International Journal of Global Warming this…