China announces thorium reactor energy program, Obama still dwelling on "Sputnik moments"

President Obama in his recent SOTU address said that “this is our generation’s sputnik moment” referring to the need to use science and technology to develop cheaper clean energy (among…

New pages at WUWT and the preview function

I have two new (well one and a half, rounded up) pages to announce for WUWT readers. First, we have the new Atmospheric Reference Page, available on the pulldown menu…

Reconciling the irreconcilable in Lisbon

Since I did not attend Lisbon even though invited and initially accepted, (other business and family obligations took precedence) the very least I can do is to help elevate the…

Quote of the Week

It is no secret that we don’t think much of carbon trading here in the USA. Witness the fact that the much ballyhooed Chicago Climate Exchange has closed up trading…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) President Obama began an effort to show his administration is business friendly. The administration appointed GE…

Pielke Sr. The Westerlies Explain The Recent Extreme Winter Weather, Not “Global Warming”

There have been a number of news articles that claim that a global average surface temperature trend (i.e. “global warming) explains the extreme cold weather and snow that has occurred recently; e.g. see…