Thank the Gods for Climategate

Guest post submitted by Steve Garcia (feet2thefire http://feet2thefire.wordpress.com ) It has now been more than 20 months since the CRU emails were outed, by whatever or whomever. Some day we may actually know who did it, but for now we certainly do not. Depending on who it was, we can only speculate now as to…

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Dora almost explores Category 5 – in the Eastern Pacific

Update:  4AM 7/22/2011:  Hurricane Dora nearly made it to Category 5 peaking at 135 knots maximum sustained winds.  Perhaps in the post-season reanalysis, the storm will be upgraded.  But, what’s more spectacular than it’s rapid intensification?  Dora has spectacularly weakened over much cooler SSTs.  All told, Dora will have been a major hurricane for 24-30…

UEA's response to EIR/FOIA requests – It depends who you are

Guest post by Richard Brearley This post is written to publicise an interesting anomaly in UEA’s (University of East Anglia) treatment of requests sent to it under the Environmental Information Regulations. Readers should know that my interest is only in compliance with EIR Regulations. I am neither qualified nor sufficiently knowledgeable to get to the…

20 trillion watts is not even Trenberth's missing heat

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. writes: News Article On The Earth’s Heat From Radioactive Decay An intriguing news article has appeared by Charles Q. Choi titled Radioactive decay fuels Earth’s inner fires The article includes the text “Extraordinary amount of heat remains from primordial days, scientists say The researchers found the decay of radioactive isotopes uranium-238 and thorium-232…

The battle over sea level in JCR

John Droz writes in with this: A few months ago a widely-publicized article by Houston and Dean was published in the Journal of Coastal Research (and on your site), noting that although sea-level is rising; the tide gauge data does not show any increased rate of rise (acceleration) for the 20th and early 21st centuries.  This was augmented by a recent…