There was shrinkage!

Apologies in advance… From the University of Michigan press center Shrinking snow and ice cover intensify global warming ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The decreases in Earth’s snow and ice cover over the past 30 years have exacerbated global warming more than models predict they should have, on average, new research from the University of Michigan shows. To…

Cuccinelli-Mann probe takes a bizarre twist

Wow. In the middle of the battle, the warmists erroneously send up a flare from their position, drawing undue attention to the target. I rather expected a moribund outcome from this investigation, maybe a couple of embarrassing quotes, maybe a hotheaded Santeresque comment by Dr. Michael Mann about Dr. Pat Michaels, but that was about…

D’Aleo on NOAA and NASA

By Joe D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow The pressure has been mounting. The public doubt about global warming has been increasing in the past year given Climategate, and how promises of warm snowless winters failed. After cold and snowy winters in 2007/08 and 2008/09, the winter of 2009/10 was the coldest ever in parts of the…

Hansen would rather have us ruled by China

Patrick J. MICHAELS: China-style dictatorship of climatologists NASA’s Hansen prefers rule by decree to fight ‘global warming’ Excerpts: From the Washington Times Monday, January 17, 2011 November’s election made it quite clear that the people of the United States do not want to radically change our society in the name of global warming. Pretty much…

Weekly Energy and Climate News Roundup

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) On Tuesday, the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling issued a 300 plus page report that was long on recommendations for increased regulations but short on specific facts. Among other things it failed to identify…