New winter temperature proxy in UK: "grit"

UPDATE: BBC and Reuters is reporting (h/t to reader FergalR) that: ‘Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said he had asked the government’s chief scientific adviser to assess whether the country was…

Central Pacific storm looks like a hurricane, but is it?

Update:  HORRAY:  Tropical Storm Omeka was named!  Dec 20, 2010 If it looks like a duck…well, if this bird were in the Atlantic, it would have been named a while…

How Germany's weather team views the "hottest year ever"

Translation via the GWPF Speculation Alert: “New Little Ice Age Cannot Be Ruled Out” Wednesday, 15 December 2010 09:16 Rickmer Flor, wetter.info Everybody is talking about global warming – but…

Cosmically, Heliospherically, and Terrestrially, FYI

Last night I decided to have a look at the Space Weather Prediction Center solar charts to see how the geoplanetary magnetic index (Ap) was doing, and decided since I…