Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Shrinking Nemo – global warming to make fish smaller

From the University of British Columbia , a fish story inspired by a model: Fish getting smaller as the oceans warm: UBC research Changes in ocean and climate systems could…

Who is Scared of Warmth and Moisture?

By Viv Forbes A scheming cabal of green bureaucrats, academics and corporate speculators is trying to scare us into a mess of energy taxes, subsidies and rationing in order to…

'Skeptical Science', Shouting, and Joe Romm's integrity – a test

Over at Climate Progress, the alarmist organ of the Center for American Progress, Joe Romm is fond of citing an offhand remark from this WUWT story as “proof” of my…

Renewables costing Maine money, jobs

Too many Taminos in Maine? New Study Finds RPS Standards Hurting Maine’s EconomyGovernor LePage advocates for reforms in Maine’s energy lawsAUGUSTA – Today, Governor Paul LePage released the following statement…

The tropical storm that just won't die comes to life again

I’ll bet the next AGW claim we’ll see will be “tropical storms last longer”. NASA Sees Stubborn Nadine Intensify into a Hurricane Again Infrared data from NASA’s Aqua satellite today,…

According to NOAA data, all time Antarctic sea ice extent record was set on Sept 22nd, 2012

At the blog “sunshine hours” it seems the Antarctic has set a new record. He writes: As you may know, I have been using Cryosphere’s Antarctic Sea Ice Area data to…

Greek Electricity System Faces Collapse

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser New Solar Installations Banned Greece, aiming to stave off a fresh energy crisis, plans to support its main electricity market operator through a…

Quote of the Week – Consensus

It seems disdain for “consensus” as we know it is nothing new:

NASA discovers "an Amazon (phytoplankton) rainforest in the middle of the Mojave Desert" – Must be caused by AGW!

Guest post by David Middleton NASA Discovers Unprecedented Blooms of Ocean Plant Life… “Part of NASA’s mission is pioneering scientific discovery, and this is like finding the Amazon rainforest in…

Al Gore's 'drowning polar bear' source reprimanded

From the Seattle Times – the end game of ‘polarbeargate’: Scientist who saw drowned polar bears reprimanded An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanize the global…

The president decides to stick with 'climatism'

By STEVE GOREHAM In President Obama’s remarks to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, he stated, “… My plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our…

'Carmageddon' in LA makes 'Carmaheaven'

From the University of California – Los Angeles  and the WUWT Obvious Science Department: ‘Carmaheaven’: Closure of 405 in 2011 improved air quality up to 83 percent Take the time…

Will a new 'Weather Commission' be a benefit or a travesty?

This smells like Trenberth’s doings at the behest of Al Gore and his “Dirty Weather” Campaign. If so, then I’m against it, because all this will do is create another…

Dr. Leif Svalgaard on the New Scientist solar max story

An article in the New Scientist says: But Dr. Leif Svalgaard, one of the worlds leading solar physicists and WUWT’s resident solar expert has this to say:

More evidence of past water on Mars – an old streambed

From NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, some exciting news of the “picture is worth a thousand words” variety – NASA Rover Finds Old Streambed on Martian Surface PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s…

Sea Ice News, Volume 3 Number 14 – Antarctic Sea ice near record high of 2007

While the Arctic recently set a new record low, lower than that of 2007, the Antarctic is at near record highs similar to that of 2007 according to University of…

Lewandowsky backs down – removes "denier" citation from paper

Jeff Condon writes at the Air Vent: Over the past few weeks I have had several communications with Dr. Lewandowsky regarding his wonderful contribution to science very appropriately titled: MOTIVATED…

A new meaning to "WiFi hotspot" – increased CO2 may ruin future WiFi connections

From Tom Nelson: Huffington Post: Carbon dioxide could ruin wifi connections for your kids Climate Change Effects: Things Global Warming Just Might Ruin For Your Kids [Scroll down at the…

Roger Pielke Sr. enters Twitland

I figure I’ll help him out by announcing this for him to get him some followers, he has 13 as of this writing.

Wildest lightning strike I've ever seen

Why being in a car during a lightning storm is the safest place to be As watcher of weather, both as as a one-time storm chaser as well as a…

Surprise: glaciers in Montana retreated up to 6 times faster during the 1930's and 1940's than today

A new paper published in Quaternary Science Reviews finds that alpine glaciers in Glacier National Park, Montana retreated up to 6 times faster during the 1930’s and 1940’s than over…

Modeling the Riddle of the Sun's Explosive CME's

DURHAM, N.H. — Four decades of active research and debate by the solar physics community have failed to bring consensus on what drives the sun’s powerful coronal mass ejections (CMEs)…

New study finds that a Carrington class solar event could cause global cooling of more than 3C

A paper recently published in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics finds that “a solar proton event, if it took place in the near future with an intensity similar to that ascribed…

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