The Texas centered drought versus 1918, 1956 and 1934

Guest post by Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow, WeatherBell Co-Chief Meteorologist June temperature and precipitation rankings are in. Enlarged. Warmest in Texas, Second warmest in Oklahoma. Enlarged Driest in New Mexico. Fourth driest in Oklahoma. Fifth driest in Texas. Wettest in California. Texas and Oklahoma has felt the brunt of the 14 state drought that…

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Corruption in the carbon trading market

Corruption and crime already taking place in the carbon market Opinion piece by Julie Bishop, Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Australia) 20th July 2011 Carbon offsets have already run out of credit “…..It is alarming that the Prime Minister has given no indication that she is aware or has any understanding of the recent history…

Even Further Down "The Borehole"

Yesterday we had an enlightening guest post by Ian Rons titled Further Down the “Bore Hole” which presented some comment data and graphs, along with some observations about that nature of RealClimate.org and the way they treat visitors and commenters. Ian pointed out something I didn’t know, and that is this: “The Bore Hole”, which started…

Paywallgate: hacker breaches MIT, downloads millions of papers

While  Joe Romm and Keith Olberman spin the most absurd conspiracy theory imaginable related to Climategate, that it was the work of “News of the World”, Murdoch, and/or Wallis, we find another example of academic file hacking, this one far simpler but far larger in volume. Our keystone cops Romm and Olberman miss the obvious,…