Reality Leaves A Lot To The Imagination

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach On an average day you’ll find lots of people, including NASA folks like Gavin Schmidt and James Hansen, evaluating how well the climate models compare…

Introducing the WUWT Global Climatic History Page

This one really is a must see: WUWT Global Climatic History Page With graphs including Ocean Heat Content, Accumulated Cyclone Energy, Global Sea Level Change, Global Sea Ice Area, Surface…

Wonky Team Science

Josh from CartoonsbyJosh.com writes: Like you I have been shocked by things written about this by alarmists – quite extraordinary. This cartoon comes from the daftness written here courtesy of…

Are Gulf Of Mexico Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Near To Record Levels?

Bob Tisdale shows that once again, the devil is in the details. Guest post by Bob Tisdale OVERVIEW This post illustrates Gulf of Mexico Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data and…

Why windmills won’t wash

Guest post by the Viscount Monckton of Brenchley Consider the Oldbury wind turbine, which WattsUpWithThat.com reveals was installed a couple of years ago at a primary school in the Midlands…

Friday Funny – science safety run amok

I learned how to make and use gunpowder in the fifth grade thanks to my home chemistry set. KNO3 + S + C = boom! I happily and safely (I…

NOAA: Preliminary analysis of April 27-28 tornado outbreak makes it the 3rd deadliest so far

National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) map below shows tornado tracks logged by NEXRAD Doppler Radar NOAA’s preliminary estimate is that there were 211 tornadoes on April 27-28, 2011. During the…

The folly of linking tornado outbreaks to "climate change"

In times of tragedy, there always seems to be hucksters about trying to use that tragedy to sell a position, a product, or a belief. In ancient times, tragedy was…

Never let a good crisis go to waste: tornado deaths blamed on lawmakers opposed to climate legislation

Further Update: Turns out I was hoping for too much.  Brad Johnson found at least three scientists eager to be quoted in his follow up article:  Kevin Trenberth, Michael Mann,…

Aqua satellite images tornado damage path

Mike Smith of meteorological musings writes: Brown Gashes on an Otherwise Green Earth You’ll want to click to enlarge this image. This from the AQUA earth-monitoring satellite. These tornadoes were…

Satellite based radar images April 28th tornado outbreak

From: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center TRMM Satellite sees massive thunderstorms in severe weather system The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite again flew over severe thunderstorms that were spawning…

Uncertain Climate Risks (Nature Climate Change)

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein As I continue to plow through Vol 1 Issue 1 of the new Journal Nature Climate Change, I came to the following amazing statement: Communicating…

RFP's and the sad state of climate science funding

From the “more study is needed” department and Dr. Roger Pielke Senior, it seems that the RFP (request for proposal) might be one of the biggest problems with climate science…

"…it would be a mistake to blame climate change for a seeming increase in tornadoes"

I was very encouraged by this part of the story:

Real Climate on Spencer – Bad timing or just bad judgment?

UPDATE: After I sent an email to Dr. Steve Ghan, RC has suspended comments. See below. My thanks and kudos to them for doing so. – Anthony It strikes me…

Here, let me fix that headline for you

Corrected below.

Post facto review on yesterday's tornado outbreak

UPDATE: I’ve added a firsthand account from Dr. Roy Spencer below. Epic Tornado Outbreak ends today with focus near East Coast By Joseph D’Aleo from Weatherbell.com We talked about this…

Larry Bell creates a disturbance in the force

The full article from Forbes here is quite interesting to read, but the comments are even more interesting. I particularly got a chuckle out of Bell’s rebuttal to serial regurgitator…

The wind turbine albedo effect

Via the Wakey Wakey thread, I got wind of this photo (seen below the continue reading line) which is a real world effect of the model at left. It seemed…

ENSO report and forecast

  Summary: La Niña conditions continued across the equatorial Pacific. The magnitude of negative sea surface temperature anomalies continued to decrease across the Pacific Ocean. A transition to ENSO-neutral conditions…

"Profound" climate variability engine found – leakage around the Cape of Good Hope "could mean that current IPCC model predictions for the next century are wrong"

From the National Science Foundation: Threading the Climate Needle: The Agulhas Current System Increased Agulhas “leakage” significant player in global climate variability Additional photos here The Agulhas Current which runs…

Study of the East Greenland Current finds no trend

Current research for the East Greenland Current (EGC) has been focused on freshwater fluxes from melting ice. Because the EGC runs through the Greenland Sea and eventually through the Labrador…

The UN "disappears" yet another inconvenient climate claim, and once again, botches the cover up

It seems there’s a purge on at the UN to remove failed climate claims. Last week it was the 50 million climate refugees that never materialized and was covered up,…

World opinion on global warming: not so hot

Results of the latest Gallup poll: Worldwide, Blame for Climate Change Falls on Humans Americans among least likely to attribute to human causes by Julie Ray and Anita Pugliese WASHINGTON,…