An Initial Look At The Hindcasts Of The NCAR CCSM4 Coupled Climate Model

Guest post by Bob Tisdale OVERVIEW This post compares the instrument observations of three global temperature anomaly datasets (NINO3, Global, and North Atlantic “Plus”) to the hindcasts of the NCAR…

My few minutes with Andy Rooney

This morning we wake up to the news that Andy Rooney has died following complications from surgery at the age of 92. Like many of you, I’m saddened to hear…

Cooling Warming by the numbers

I get featured in this WSJ piece from “The Numbers Guy” Carl Bialik, but there’s a curious sentence in the first paragraph. At first I thought it was an editorial…

Why is 20 years statistically significant when 10 years is not?

Guest post by James Padgett Many of you are aware that the concept of continental drift, proposed by Alfred Wegener, was widely ridiculed by his contemporaries. This reaction was in…

Climate Skeptic Combusts in New [William J Clinton Foundation] Video

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Correction: This video appears to be associated with the William J Clinton Foundation versus the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as was previously stated. Updated…

Roman Period "megadrought" found in the USA southwest

From the University of Arizona, one wonders how such a thing could happen when CO2 was at “safe” levels. They are using bristlecone pines again, which may very well be…

CEO: "The market for carbon capture and storage is dead"

The Norwegian company Aker Clean Carbon may be closed. Its value is set to zero. The market for carbon capture and storage is dead according to their CEO. Guest Post…

Richard Black tells the BBC reporting team what to think

David Whitehouse: Biased BBC Advice Based On Sloppy Statistics. From the GWPF: The Observatory, 4 November 2011 Whatever you think about the BBC’s actual performance in reporting climate change, they…

Study: 'green' biofuels could be costing the earth

From the University of Leicester  department of inconvenient truths: New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil…

A Considered Critique of Berkeley Temperature Series

Guest post by Jeff Id I will leave this alone for another week or two while I wait for a reply to my emails to the BEST group, but there…

UAH Global temperature, down over half in October from September

UAH Global Temperature Update for October 2011: +0.11 deg. C by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for October, 2011 dropped , to +0.11…

Trenberth: null and void

Via Eurekalert and Wiley-Blackwell The human cause of climate change: Where does the burden of proof lie? Dr. Kevin Trenberth advocates reversing the ‘null hypothesis’ The debate may largely be…

Newsbytes: New Research Reveals IPCC In Bed With Green Lobbies

From Dr. Benny Peiser of The GWPF A scathing new expose on the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — which sets the world’s agenda when it comes to the…

NASA on the Antarctic Crack

PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE – After discovering an emerging crack that cuts across the floating ice shelf of Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica, NASA’s Operation IceBridge has flown a follow-up mission…

The BEST flavor of the day

Via Tom Nelson: Muller: “I never said you shouldn’t be a skeptic. I never said that.” Richard Muller interview, Part 1 – YouTube Interviewed by Rob Nikolewski of Capitol Report…

Maryland, quite possibly even more la-la land than California

While California has committed economic suicide with their ridiculous carbon trading plan that nobody wants, Maryland seems to think that magically, green jobs and non baseload power sources will “improve…

Michael Mann wades into the UVA thicket as intervenor

By Chris Horner, ATI Michael Mann made his way back to the Commonwealth of Virginia yesterday to watch his U.S. lawyer reprise the dark conspiracy theories previously weaved throughout his…

Scientific consensus fails again: Start of "Anthropocene" pushed back to Late Pleistocene, scientist vindicated

Guest Post by David Middleton From The Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) – It’s not unusual for an archaeologist to get stuck in the past, but Carl Gustafson may be the…

OCCUPY COP 17–CMP 7 !

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anyone concerned about the huge influence of Wall Street on our lives should definitely be protesting the influence of Wall Street on the upcoming climate…

Little Bubbles part 2 – Firn; The Great Equalizer

Continued from part 1… Guest Post by Caleb Shaw I will now tell you what I’ve learned, so you can subject it to your kindly WUWT peer- review. I’m fairly…

Thank you, Matt Ridley

Required reading. UPDATE: Matt Ridley has graciously allowed me to repost his speech in entirety here. It follows below. If there’s one speech about the climate debate worth reading in…

Pre-Prints and Pre-Data

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Folks have said that I’m far too hard on Dr. Richard Muller of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST Project). So let me stick to…

A short anthology of changing climate

Guest post by Tony Brown Context is everything, and nowhere more so than in climate history, where a graphic such as this seems to illustrate an alarming uptick in temperatures…

Britain pulls the plug on solar subsidies

From the GWPF  At Last: Britain Pulls Plug On Green Energy Boondoggle The Government Giveth and the Government Taketh Away –-Famous green proverb Ministers have been accused of destroying 25,000…