New record cold temperatures in Minnesota

From NWS Duluth, MN, an old record beaten by five degrees: RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN 518 PM CST FRI JAN 21 2011 …RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN… A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -46 DEGREES WAS SET AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF -41…

The Air Vent closes shop

I’m dismayed to see this, but not at all surprised. People (like Jeff, like me) who own businesses and are self employed while trying to raise family have it tough in this economy. If I didn’t have guest posters, and help with moderation, I couldn’t keep WUWT alive. I also understand Jeff’s frustrations with unruly…

An appeal to the climate science blogosphere

Can you keep an open mind on the cause of winds? Climate science needs your help! by Anastassia Makarieva Many of us who have become researchers have been attracted by the dynamic and constructive debate that lies at the heart of scientific progress. Every theory is provisional waiting to be improved or replaced by a…

Friday Funny

Josh from Cartoons by Josh writes: Following on from an earlier cartoon “What the Greens got wrong” this is about the plans for the next thing on the green agenda – not sure what it will be but no doubt we shale see soon enough.

Shale gas boom on

IEA: Natural Gas Can Supply World For 250 Years Thursday, 20 January 2011 09:51 United Press International Supplies of natural gas could last more than 250 years if Asian and European economies follow the U.S. unconventional reserves, the IEA said. The abundance of shale gas and other forms of so-called unconventional gas discovered in the…