Durban: what the media are not telling you

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley in Durban, South Africa DURBAN, South Africa — “No high hopes for Durban.” “Binding treaty unlikely.” “No deal this year.” Thus ran the headlines. The…

Skeptic Agrees with Climate Change

  [Note: Jim sent me this in response to an group email pointing out yet another hopeless alarmist website climatetruth.org. He says it is his stock response, written somewhat like…

The November AMO index goes negative, first time since 1996

Joe D’Aleo reports via email that the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) Index has gone negative for this past month, see the graph below: Source:http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/correlation/amon.us.data This is the first time the…

Friday Funny – The Booker Prize for the biased BBC

Josh sketches up some humorous vignettes from the GWPF Report “The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal” by Christopher Booker. Perhaps George Monbiot will award the “Booker Prize” to…

Why the UAH global temperature is late

November Global Temperature Update Delayed By Dr. Roy Spencer There has been a delay in our monthly processing of global temperature data from AMSU. An undersea telecommunications cable used to…

Sustainability runs amok in my town, part 3

Readers may recall my first and second entry on my town’s “sustainability task force” a couple of years ago. It has gotten so bad here that I made it an…

Hansen: "Humans have overwhelmed the natural, slow changes that occur on geologic timescales"

From NASA Goddard/GISS: same-o, same-o Paleoclimate Record Points Toward Potential Rapid Climate Changes New research into the Earth’s paleoclimate history by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies director James E.…

Chevy Volt problems may have been deferred by NHTSA to protect "fragility of Volt sales" – FOIA demands launched

Here’s an interesting BBC story about the safety hazards associated with the Chevy Volt — specifically, the risk that its battery pack could catch fire after even a minor impact.…