Under the radar – the NAS Report

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Under the radar, and un-noticed by many climate scientists, there was a recent study by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), commissioned by the US Government, regarding climate change. Here is the remit under which they were supposed to operate: Specifically, our charge was 1. To identify the principal premises…

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A detailed review of Mann's book: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars as it relates to the Wegman report to Congress

By Brandon Shollenberger Introduction Michael Mann recently published a book named The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. It was generally well-received, quickly garnering many positive reviews. Even Henry Waxman, a sitting Congressman, and Bill Nye the Science Guy praised the book. Unfortunately, while many people liked the message of the book, it seems few…

The Cold Kiwi Comes Home to Roost

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics –Kiwi Style By Andi Cockroft, reporting from New Zealand The Cold Kiwi is an event held each year on the Volcanic Plateau of the Central North Island of New Zealand. Hosted by the local Motorcycle Club for the past 40 years or so, it is designed to attract the hard-core,…

Give up Canada, you're toast

From Simon Fraser University, a new paper says that the Canucks may as well just give up, because its going to warm up no matter what they do. Using powerful new geographic mapping tools on a big screen Mac and a #2 pencil, geographer Kirsten Zickfeld has it all figured out. This is apparently what…

Australians just aren't going to know what rainfall is

While the Waragamba dam overflows in NSW, and the Sydney Morning Herald reports… ‘Unprecedented amount of rain’: flood evacuations after Sydney dam spills …and many Australians wonder just what the hell they ARE paying drought doomsayer turned discredited climate commissioner Tim Flannery for…at  Andrew Bolt’s blog, he writes about some of the BS that have…