Global carbon market expected to crash, already loses half of its value since 2011, from $18 to less than $10 in 2012

Global Carbon Market Hits $176 Billion in 2011 By Jo Nova Global Carbon Market trading climbed to $176 billion in 2011 according to the The World Bank, which has just…

One more benefit of warming?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany Buried in a story on the effects of climatic variables on rotavirus, which apparently kills half a million children annually, is the following quote:…

Transit of Venus as seen in California

My lovely wife is snapping photos already, as it has just started. Here’s a sample.

Climate Craziness of the Week: UK Government adviser Bill McGuire says global warming is causing earthquakes and landslides !!!!

Wow, just wow. “He said:

More data fiddling – this time in NOAA's ENSO data

Plot below showing ONI -vs- Aqua Channel 5 Temperature from lukewarmplanet (not Tisdale) to illustrate what he is talking about in his upcoming book. – Anthony Comments on NOAA’s Recent…

Mann's secret hot sauce

Steve McIntyre finds yet another instance where Mann applies his special “secret hot sauce” to data, selling the sizzle, rather than the steak. It is another familiar tale of data…

USA CO2 emissions fall 7.7%

From vancouverobserver.com. Every year the International Energy Agency (IEA) calculates humanity’s CO2 pollution from burning fossil fuels. And once again, the overall story line is one of ever-increasing emissions: “Global…

Gavin Schmidt talk at URI

WUWT reader Gary writes in with this: Gavin Schmidt gave a lecture at my University yesterday and I thought you might like to see it. He starts at 21 minutes…

Transit of Venus today may reveal the "Mysterious Arc of Venus"

From Dr. Tony Phillips Science at NASA When Venus transits the sun on June 5th and 6th, an armada of spacecraft and ground-based telescopes will be on the lookout for…

A Carbon Tax Does Not Provide Redress for Any Alleged Property Right Violation from Global Warming

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany In a piece in the Atlantic titled, “A Conservative’s Approach to Combating Climate Change,” Jonathan Adler, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University…

Historical Imagery of Greenland Glaciers Lessens Sea Level Rise Alarm

By Pat Michaels via World Climate Report A new study using historical images of glaciers in southeast Greenland to investigate glacier response to climate changes suggests that the recently observed…

Species Extinction is Nothing New

Letter to the Editor As the global warming bubble deflates, another scare is being inflated – species extinction. Naturally the professional alarmists present this as a brand new threat, caused…

ARCUS 2012 PAN-ARCTIC sea ice forecast submitted

PAN-ARCTIC OUTLOOK Submitted by WUWT today, June 4th to Helen Wiggins of ARCUS, details here About the Sea Ice Outlook The SEARCH Sea Ice Outlook is an international effort to…

Greening the hospital operating room – another thing best left alone

From the Canadian Medical Association Journal another one of those areas like the ridiculous attempts to green the military, where I think most people don’t give a rats patootie about…

Was “Good Science” Really Applied in the Recent Mercury Report Issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection?

Guest essay Dr. Willie Soon (Note: the newspaper The Florida Times-Union at jacksonville.com refuses to allow Dr. Soon to post a rebuttal fitting the word length and other editorial restrictions,…

May UAH Global Temperature – unchanged

UAH Global Temperature Update for May 2012: +0.29°C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for May 2012 (+0.29 °C) changed little from April (+0.30 °C),…

Quote of the week – I get an endorsment by Bill McKibben, plus a certificate in "certified planet wrecking"

James Hansen’s understudy, eco activist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben just gave me an endorsement, which I’m surprised about. The article, syndicated in a number of outlets is titled…

The EPA's Unethical PM2.5 Air Pollution Experiments

By John Dale Dunn MD JD (via email) United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testified before Congress in September of 2011 that small-particle (2.5 microns or less)…

Sun and Clouds are Sufficient

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my previous post, A Longer Look at Climate Sensitivity, I showed that the match between lagged net sunshine (the solar energy remaining after albedo…

River water temperature "crisis"

From the University of Washington  press office, another modeled scenario suggesting that small 0.8C climate change signal will find its way into the rivers, overheat the water, and thus overheat…

Skeptics on the radio

Harold Ambler – Worldwide Radio Interview Tonight I’m looking forward to joining the hosts of Wise Guys of Weather at 8:10 p.m. EDT this evening to discuss weather, climate, and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “The number of those who reason well in difficult matters is much smaller…

Shocker: The Hansen/GISS team paper that says: "we argue that rapid warming in recent decades has been driven mainly by non-CO2 greenhouse gases"

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The Guardian's ridiculous claim of 75% Arctic sea ice loss in 30 years – patently false

Reposted from “Haunting the Library” (well worth a bookmark), another clueless journalist combined with an artist/activist makes The Guardian look pretty darned stupid. Five minutes or less of checking would…