Litmus test: MIT Professor Emanuel won't vote for climate change deniers

Post by Dr. Ryan Maue Distinguished MIT Professor Dr. Kerry Emanuel, who has waded gradually — but head-first into the politics of climate change, showed up on NPR’s Talk of the Nation last Friday to expound upon his previous LA Times interview/opinion editorial.  As a refresher on January 6, Emanuel uniquely declared his particular political…

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It's official: the Gore-Olbermann channel lives

I mentioned yesterday as it was a rumor, today it’s a fact. Al Gore says so on his blog. Keith Olbermann to Host Major New Nightly Primetime News and Commentary Show on Current TV From Current TV: “Keith Olbermann, the acclaimed broadcaster and writer whose verbal pyrotechnics and moral passion have outraged, informed, and dazzled…

Antarctic related warming

Josh at cartoonsbyjosh.com writes: This story exploded on the blogs yesterday, 7th Feb 2011, at Climate Audit, BishopHill, WUWT, The Blackboard and elsewhere. Can I summarise it? Well I will try… but in cartoons. So more to come:

Rebuttal to the Climate Rapid Response Team

WUWT readers may recall this story: Pielke Sr. on the gang of 18 letter to congress Now, other scientists have seen that 18, and raised the stakes. Their letter is below: February 8, 2011 To the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate: In reply to “The Importance of Science in Addressing…

New paleoclimatology proxy – old science magazines

Old issues of Science, Nature, might be useful after all. From The Weizmann Institute of Science Some of the history preserved in old tomes and newspapers may be hiding in between the lines of print. A Weizmann Institute scientist has found that the paper in such collections contains a record of atmospheric conditions at the…

Food fight

Paul Krugman has caused quite a stir with his claims that the riots in Egypt are the result of: global warming > causing bad weather > causing crop failure > causing increased food prices > causing riots. It’s rather circular logic IMHO, and one that isn’t supportable by the data at hand. First, there is…