Krazy in Kalamazoo – taxes on solar farm more than the value of the electricity produced

For comparison, Field re­searched the property tax for the Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert Township along Lake Michigan. He found that the annual real and personal property taxes for Palisades…

"People underestimate the power of models. Observational evidence is not very useful."

Guest post by Alec Rawls Andrew Orlowski at the UK Register has an anecdotal account of Downing College’s skeptics-vs-believers mash-up. Ace of Spades pulled the juiciest bit: In short, the…

New Aussie skeptic movement

This is a shout out for people to have a look at: Some background:

Introducing the WUWT Atmospheric Oscillation (Teleconnection) Reference Page

Our newest addition is the WUWT Atmospheric Oscillation Page, which includes graphs, graphics and animations of the Arctic Oscillation (AO), Antarctic Oscillation (AAO), North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), North Pacific Oscillation…

The New NOAA Climate “Normals”

With the close of 2010, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has commenced calculation of the 1981–2010 Normals. Climate Normals are the latest three-decade averages of climatological variables, including temperature…

Wegman paper retraction by Journal

Post updated below – see my own experience with plagiarism by NOAA and how it was solved easily – Anthony I get word that USA Today reports that the caterwaulings…

Hate the twisty bulbs? ESL's coming soon

This product just got UL approval, expect it to show up for retail sales soon. What’s an ESL? Think of it as an unfocused Cathode Ray Tube or CRT. The…