Quote of the Week – 20/20 hindsight

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr writes in the “$82 billion prediction” post Katrina: The Sarasota Herald-Tribune has an revealing article today about the creation in 2006 of a “short-term” hurricane risk…

French give the boot to the "Super Ministry of Environment"

From Pierre Gosselins “No Tricks Zone”, some encouraging news; the French have surrendered to common sense. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has pulled the plug on the French prestige project, a…

The Constructal Law of Flow Systems

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach One of the most fundamental and far-reaching discoveries in modern thermodynamics is the Constructal Law (see the wiki entry as well). It was first formulated…

Himilayan Melting Glacier Alarm Version 2.0

No mention of the IPCC’s flawed 2035 date, but still many of the same talking points are used. It pays to recycle I suppose. This statement: “But climate change is…

Complaints against Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

WUWT readers may remember Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg from when I had a tussle with him during my speaking tour in Australia in Brisbane. Then, the good professor thought his opinion…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Amusment park or Ecopolis?

I can see where something like this might work as a resort. But 250 million “climate refugees”? Really? From job-maldives.com where they are “celebrating three years of service”: LILYPAD, A…

Inconvenient eco bags – now with lead

From the New York Times: Even Reusable Bags Carry Environmental Risk By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM They dangle from the arms of many New Yorkers, a nearly ubiquitous emblem of empathy…

A suggestion to Dr. James Hansen: go protest coal in China

Over at the Air Vent, Jeff Id has a very interesting story by Roddy Campbell, and in particular one graph that struck me as thought provoking. When I first saw…