Does Hadley Centre Sea Surface Temperature Data (HADSST2) Underestimate Recent Warming?

Guest post by Bob Tisdale In advance of the UN negotiations next week in Cancun, the press and blogs today have included numerous elaborations on the UK Met Office press…

Friday Funny: "Pay up, Suckas"

From the “I have first dibs on Uranus” department: From Yahoo News/AFP: Spanish woman claims ownership of the Sun MADRID (AFP) – After billions of years the Sun finally has…

NYT's sort-of-clarity on Norfolk sinking aka "sea level rise" and an inconvenient map

This is a map and photo of Sharp’s Island and its sinking lighthouse in Chesapeake Bay, we’ll get back to that after the main article about Norfolk. GreenHell Blog writes:…

Examination of CRU data suggests no statistically significant warming

UPDATE: The StataSphere server can’t handle the load of interest, I’ve take the images offline from this article, and disabled the link to it. Once he gets the server up…

Can cacti 'escape' underground in high temperatures?

From the American Journal of Botany How a certain species will potentially handle global warming   In the scorching summer heat of the Chihuahuan Desert in southwest Texas, air temperatures…