From the IEEE: A Skeptic Looks at Alternative Energy

From the IEEE Spectrum Journal: A Skeptic Looks at Alternative Energy It takes several lifetimes to put a new energy system into place, and wishful thinking can’t speed things along…

350.org follows the Mooney directive, but will anyone care?

Hilarity from 350.org, they are following Mooney’s rant: time to act is now right now. I guess they’ll be known as Mooneys now. Expect weepy Bill McKibben to give a…

The NAO seafood oscillation

Figure 1A, Changes in Jet Streams due to Negative and Positive North Atlantic Oscillation (Source: http://www.climatewatch.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/NAO_Schematic.png) ScientificAmerican Headline: Warming Oceans Means Seafood Menu Changes Guest post by Bob Tisdale ScientificAmerican recently…

UAH global temperature for June 2012: up slightly

UAH Global Temperature Update for June, 2012: +0.37 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for June (+0.37 °C) was up from May 2012…

Friday Funny: The Catastrophe Particle has been discovered

Forget the Higgs Boson, Josh has bigger fish to fry.

Mannhandled: from data to demonization

Over on Climate Audit, there’s an interesting thread going on about Lonnie Thompson and his wife Ellen, who Steve McIntyre describes as “serial non-archivers” due to their overt refusal to…

CO2 emissions – China is the big hockey stick in the room

China’s CO2 emission in millions of metric tons from 1980 to 2009: Source, EIA: http://www.eia.gov/countries/img/charts_png/CH_co2con_img.png From Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences: Atmospheric scientists release first “bottom-up” estimates of China’s…