Bogus claims on Australian and Brazilian floods from ABC and Dr. Richard Sommerville

This ridiculous video story below from ABC news cites über alarmist Richard Somerville of Scripps in San Diego, and is backed up with this print story. Here’s what the print…

New Total Solar Irradiation (TSI) baseline value – solar min measured lower in 2008

From a new paper by Dr. Greg Kopp and Dr. Judith Lean, new finding on the solar minimum TSI in 2008: The most probable value of total solar irradiance representative…

Friday Funny

Josh from cartoonsbyjosh.com writes in with: Here’s a thought… The MET Office say they need a new computer to get their predictions right. Er, why not just buy Pier’s Corbyn’s…

More Unsubstantiated Global Warming Hype

Guest post by Michael Lewis, Ph.D. The current issue of the elitist “science” journal, Science, contains an article in its “Perspectives” section (not in the “Research” section):  Earth’s hot past…

Quote of the Week

I somehow missed this in December, but WUWT reader Jimbo thankfully reminds us in comments on the Nature-“global warming isn’t killing penguins” thread

Where's John Mashey and "DeepClimate" when we need them?

From Steve McIntyre on Climate Audit: Trenberth and Lifting Text Verbatim In case readers think that Trenberth’s outburst discussed yesterday represents an isolated and unfortunate climate scientist incident, this is not…

According to NCDC's own data, 2010 was not the warmest year in the United States, nor even a tie

While there’s been a lot of attention given to the recent NOAA and NASA press releases stating that 2010 was tied for the warmest year globally, it didn’t meet that…