Only 52 days left, get on with the dying already

Back in January 2007, we were admonished: “…you should remember this moment when you learned about this feedback loop-it is an existencial turning point in your life. “ Yes, I…

New study shows temperature in Greenland significantly warmer than present several times in the last 4000 years

Kobashi et al 2011 was just published in GRL, and it looks like it will be upsetting the paleoclimate apple cart. The conclusions of Kaufman et al 2009 look to…

What Hath Kyoto Wrought?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The Kyoto Protocol is the quixotic attempt by some countries around the world to reduce each participating country’s CO2 emissions to their emission levels in…

Dr. Jeff Masters gets caught up in the full on media stupidity

The major winter storm in Alaska mentioned overnight on WUWT, while weaker than the previous record storm 1974, gets pegged as being “aided and abetted by global warming”: While the…

Climate sensitivity- lowering the IPCC "fat tail"

By Dr. Pat Michaels at World Climate Report A new, lower estimate of climate sensitivity There is word circulating that a paper soon to appear in Science magazine concludes that…

Hump day hilarity: Chris Mooney's abby-normal post modern science

Chris Mooney has come up with new book to explain why people like you and I are “abby-normal” for not unthinkingly and uncritically accepting all aspects of global warming climate…

Extremely Dangerous Storm Slicing Towards Alaska

From Live Science An extremely dangerous storm is slicing toward northwestern Alaska and is expected to bring blizzard conditions and hurricane-strength winds to the state’s west coast. The storm, which…

Nature pans Gore's 24 Hours of 'Climate Reality'

From the Hockey Schtick: The November 2011 edition of Nature Climate Change pans Al Gore’s 24 Hours of ‘Reality’, disputing Gore’s suggestion that global warming is responsible for all extreme weather…

Fixing the Firefox 7 and 8 missing http://

Earlier today I got zapped by what I considered a “bug” in Firefox 7 (and now today, 8) when I copy and pasted a URL to Bob Tisdale’s blog into…

Asteroid near miss – the movie

There’s no danger that the asteroid will strike Earth, but Sky and Telescope reports that if it did, it would “deliver a kinetic-energy punch equivalent to several thousand megatons of…

The Durban Game

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the run-up to the next-to-last big meeting of the UNFCCC (United Nations Frequent Climate Change Carnival) held in Copenhagen in 2009, I showed the…

China's climate ca$h blackmail

Who says you can get rid of entitlements? WUWT covered this issue over HFC-23 production previously in The biggest environmental scandal in history. It seems it is about to get bigger.…

A note from Bob Tisdale

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Shame and Witches (Nature Climate Change)

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein A copy of the journal Nature Climate Change> landed in my mailbox just in time for Halloween. According to them: (1) almost any kind of…

Climate Craziness of the Week: sea life "must swim faster to survive climate change"

From the National Science Foundation, more nuttiness from the reef alarmist Ove Hugh-Goldberg’s sea-buddy John Bruno, who I encountered in Brisbane last year. I wonder how sea life manages to…

An ironic juxtaposition of our elders and CO2

A strange juxtaposition in the news today about our older generation, carbon dioxide, and climate change. It seems the past 60 crowd produce less CO2 in their activities than the…

No fair dinkum in Australia's carbon tax today

Letter to the Editor (or an opinion piece) Watts Up With That? 8th November 2011 (Australia time)   Back towards the Dark Ages The passage of the carbon tax bills…

Back To Reality: UK Puts Climate Change On Back Burner

Newsbytes from The GWPF via Dr. Benny Peiser Britain’s carbon emissions grew faster than the economy last year for the first time since 1996, as a cash-strapped population relegated the…

Why Reanalysis "Data" Isn't

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There is a new paper out by Xu and Powell, “Uncertainty of the stratospheric/tropospheric temperature trends in 1979–2008: multiple satellite MSU, radiosonde, and reanalysis datasets” (PDF,…

Sea Ice News: rapid re-refreeze of the Arctic in October, 40% faster than normal

From NSIDC: A rapid freeze-up Arctic sea ice extent increased rapidly through October, as is typical this time of year. Large areas of open water were still present in the…

A request: +1 Us for Google's Sake

A week or so ago I found out about Google’s +1 program, which allows anybody to uprate websites that participate, so that users can boost that site’s search rankings. As…

Hathaway's November Solar Prediction

By David Archibald Joe D’Aleo asked for my comments on NASA’s James Hathaway’s latest solar prediction, available here: http://solarscience.msfc.nasa.gov/predict.shtml When I read May 2013 for solar cycle maximum, I thought…

Uncertain about Uncertainty

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I was reading a study just published in Science mag, pay-walled of course. It’s called “The Pace of Shifting Climate in Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems”,…

NCDC data shows that the contiguous USA has not warmed in the past decade, summers are cooler, winters are getting colder

See update below: New comparison graph of US temperatures in 1999 to present added – quite an eye opener – Anthony There’s been a lot of buzz and conflicting reports…