Yet Even More Discussions About The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO)

Guest post by Bob Tisdale INTRODUCTION I’ve written numerous posts that describe the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), what the PDO represents, and, just as important, what it does not represent.…

Earth's Climate System Is Ridiculously Complex – With Draft Link Tutorial

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I am often amused by claims that we understand Earth’s climate system, are able to accurately measure its behavior, eliminate all potential variables except…

The rain in Spain is mostly from the planes

OK, bad pun, but I could not resist. From the National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research  something related to what we have always said, airports are not…

Watch ICCC6 in Washington live here

Below is the live link to the 6th International Conference on Climate Change in Washington DC. Senator James Inhofe will be the keynote speaker. Video link and agenda schedule follow.

Pielke Senior on NCDC's recent "state of the climate" rehash

Continued Bias Reporting On The Climate System By Tom Karl and Peter Thorne By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. Today, there were news articles concerning the state of the climate system; e.g.…

Global warming to sicken farm animals

Farm animal disease to increase with climate change Researchers looked at changes in the behaviour of bluetongue – a viral disease of cattle and sheep – from the 1960s to…

Bizarre: NYT follows AAAS lead on "FOIA requests equate to death threats"

Chris Horner of the American Tradition Institute writes in with this: So the American Association for the Advancement of Science, thoroughly rattled by the American Tradition Institute’s FOIA requests of…

The Log in the Eye of Greenpeace

Source: SPPI by Dennis Ambler Matthew 7:5 – Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the…

Paleopollen in Antarctica

Fossilized pollen reveals climate history of northern Antarctica Analysis of direct climate record shows Antarctic tundra persisted until 12 million years ago HOUSTON — (June 27, 2011) — A painstaking…

CAP and blunder – but Joe Romm is still invited to ICCC6

From the Heartland Institute, they call out the Center for American Progress for posting falsehoods, but invite them to the conference anyway. Class act. Liberal Think Tank’s ‘Prebuttal’ Gets Facts…

Because being "green" is the first thing you think of when disaster happens

From Eurekalert, this inanity. What next, calls to reduce the beam power of NEXRAD weather radar systems so they are more “green”? I’m all for power efficiency in remote sensing,…

Mistaking Numerology for Math

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I always love seeing what Science magazine thinks is important. In their June 10th edition, in their “BY THE NUMBERS” section, they quote Nature Climate Change…

Arlene – first tropical storm of the 2011 Hurricane season

First tropical storm of the 2011 Hurricane season, formed 28 days after the season started on June 1st. See it below. So far, rather disorganized. BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ARLENE SPECIAL…

VVD (Dutch classical liberals) are fed up with Royal Met Office – ask for its dissolution

Hans Labohm writes in an email: Dear all, Pursuant to my earlier e-mail, I am sending you the translation of my posting on DDS. The posting has been published now…

PIOMAS Arctic Sea Ice Volume Model Corrected – Still Appears Suspect

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” It seems that the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) Arctic Sea Ice Volume Model that generated the highly suspect chart above…

Bastardi on learning from the past

Joe publishes an essay in the  State College newspaper which Mann reads looking for anything that might question his hockey stick theory. – Anthony Can America Last? Only If We…

More Evidence that Global Warming is a False Alarm

Roy Spencer writes on his website: NASA’s James Hansen is probably right about this point: the importance of ocean heat storage to a better understanding of how sensitive the climate…

BREAKING: ICO Orders UEA to Produce CRUTEM Station Data

Steve McIntyre reports on Climate Audit: Breaking news: Today probably marks the closing chapter of the longstanding FOI request for CRUTEM station data. The UK Information Commissioner (ICO) has rendered…

Center for American Progress and Romm to mock Heartland conference with a phone call

I laughed out loud when I read the press release. Romm just can’t stand the fact that we are in Washington, which he considers his turf, so he had to…

Winter Weather in California in late June

While not unprecedented, it certainly is odd for the last week of June to see a weather bulletin with snow accumulation like this from NWS/NOAA. Here’s the storm system:

Weekly climate and energy news roundup

Restoring the Scientific Method is the theme of the Sixth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-6), Sponsored by the Heartland Institute. It will take place in Washington, DC from breakfast…

Europe's Green Agenda Folds As Economic Crisis Deepens

Newsbytes from The Global Warming Policy Foundation EU carbon prices have slumped 15% in one week, as a slew of bearish news took its toll on the markets. “It’s just…

Snow job: Al Gore doesn't know how to use the Internet

From Tom Nelson – too good not to share. More proof that Fraudster Al Gore doesn’t know how to use the Internet Al’s Journal: June26th, 2011 Ice and Snow Disappearing…

July ARCUS forecast poll – What will the September NSIDC Arctic minimum extent be?

Once again, I’m going to give WUWT readers an opportunity to make a forecast for submission, based on voting. See the poll at the end.  I’ll run this poll each…