New Scientist – Those cursed climate emails

Guest post by Barry Woods, UK The last 2010 edition (Dec 25th 2010) of New Scientist (UK) has a review of 2010 and a preview of 2011 section… …and they are rather optimistic that the world has finally moved on from the Climategate emails. Those Cursed Climate emails – New Scientist Jan 1, 2011 Thousands of them were hacked…

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CO2 sequestration 'splodes in Saskatchewan

From the “nobody could convince them it was a bad idea in the first place” department… UPDATE: More details now emerging – see below the read more line The Canadian Press – ONLINE EDITION Carbon injected underground now leaking, Saskatchewan farmer’s study says By: Bob Weber, The Canadian Press A Saskatchewan farm couple whose land…

Spin, span, spun: now it's "climate challenges"

You’d think with something so devastating, so frightening, so certain, they would not need to keep changing the name to make it more marketable. Maybe they can take a cue from Coca-Cola and call it: “New post normal science AGW” and “Classic AGW”. Yeah, that’ll work. – Anthony From the Australian: THE term “climate change”…

The plot thickens: BBC Hits UK Govt with Freedom of Information Demand in Cold Winter Forecast Fiasco

By John O’ Sullivan The BBC serves Freedom of Information request (FOIA) on UK Government over weather forecast failures secrecy in worst winter for 100 years. In an almighty battle to salvage credibility three British government institutions are embroiled in a new global warming scandal with the BBC mounting a legal challenge to force ministers…

Something topical

Guest post by Erl Happ The Northern Hemisphere is having an old fashioned winter. I thought it might be of interest to look back at history for any lessons that might be there. I think that we already have enough data to work out what drives the climate system. The Arctic Oscillation Index compares mid…