Breaking: A peer reviewed admission that “global surface temperatures did not rise between 1998 and 2008” – Dr David Whitehouse on the PNAS paper Kaufmann et al. (2011)

The Kaufmann et al 2011 paper (Note: Michael L. Mann is a co-author, not the same as Michael E. Mann of hockey team fame) was embargoed until 8PM GMT (12PM PDT) today, and we have an advance copy thanks to Dr. Benny Peiser . Here is the PDF file: pnas.201102467 The headline from the abstract:…

Fly your flag

As always, I always put up a reminder for Americans to fly your flag on national holidays that are honoring our nation and those who served. Today is no exception. Yes, that’s my electric car in the driveway.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “Urgent and unprecedented environmental and social changes challenge scientists to define a new social contract… a commitment on the part of all scientists to devote their energies and talents to the most pressing problems of the day, in proportion to their importance, in exchange for public funding.” Jane Lubchenco, NOAA Administrator,…