Climate totally absent from all presidential debates

The first time the debates have been silent on climate since 1988.  Over at Joe Romm’s paid for propaganda arm of the Center for American Progress they recently wrote: Why It’s Impossible To Ignore Climate In A Presidential Foreign Policy Debate Well, apparently it is possible… when it is Third rail politics. Bill McKibben was…

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Here comes the PBS smear courtesy of Andrew Dessler

Sigh, it is the same old tired hateful argument from Dessler about tobacco. On the plus side is shows how desperate they are to have to resort to this garbage. [Full disclosure- both of my parents died prematurely from tobacco related diseases. – Anthony] Climate Change Prof on PBS ‘Frontline’ Tuesday | TAMU Times http://tamutimes.tamu.edu/2012/10/22/climate-change-prof-on-pbs-frontline-tuesday/…

Pielke Jr. on Lessons of the LʼAquila Earthquake Lawsuit – comparisons to lessons learned on NWS forecast failures

After learning of the guilty verdict today, Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. sends this along noting that “it is a little bit more complicated than not being able to forecast earthquakes”. From: bridges vol. 31, October 2011 / Pielke’s Perspective By Roger A. Pielke, Jr. In 1997 the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota, saw devastating…

Listen in on Mike Mann's legal wranglings at AGU

Steve McIntyre reports that the AGU is schlepping for Dr. Mann’s legal defense with a live audio webcast: An Inside Look at the Michael Mann Case Featuring Peter Fontaine, counsel to Michael Mann and a leader of Cozen O’Connor’s Brownfield Development and Climate Change practices To join the meeting:

Unable to effectively refute the contents, the alarmosphere resorts to calling a new report 'counterfeit'

I laughed when I got this press release last night: CatoScience.txt – Fake ‘addendum by conservative group tries to undo federal climate report A soon-to-be-released Cato Institute report, posing as an “addendum” to a 2009 federal summary of climate change impacts, discounts the science in the original. Cato calls it “a user’s manual” for reversing…

Scientific consensus revisited

Guest post by Juraj Vanovcan “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” – Abraham Lincoln –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– As of today, climate models are the last realm where rise of trace concentration of carbon dioxide, vital…

How GISS creates long term Antarctic warming

From Tallblokes Talkshop, note what happens before 1958. HOW GISS MANUFACTURES WARMING (LOTS OF IT) IN THE ANTARCTIC by Roger Andrews The close match between GISS and me after 1955 is encouraging in that it shows that there’s at least one corner of the Earth where GISS hasn’t seriously mutilated the raw data. But GISS…