A misinterpreted claim about a NASA press release, CO2, solar flares, and the thermosphere is making the rounds

I loathe having to write this story because I truly dislike giving any attention to the people who are known as the “slayers” from the “Slaying the Sky Dragon” book.…

Second Lewandowsky conspiracy theory paper delinked from journal

I’ve been waiting to get some confirmation on this since yesterday , and now that I have it, I can state that the link to the second Lew paper Recursive fury:…

Spencer, Ridley, and Gavin on Fox tonight

Readers may recall that Dr. Mann had an unprofessional visceral reaction to the invitation. Kudos to Dr. Gavin Schmidt for taking the invitation and to follow through with it in…

Almost Friday Funny – rotten to the core

Josh writes: Apologies for the lack of cartoons this month but I have been snowed under (!) with the day job. Even sadder when the Climate Blogosphere has had so…

McIntyre's dissection of the Cook-Lewandowsky "Lying/deceiving/incompetence" complex

You don’t need a degree in psychology to figure this one out, you simply need to be an astute observer. Steve McIntyre writes: Last fall, Geoff Chambers and Barry Woods…

Cold cities use more energy than warm cities

From the Institute of Physics , comes this piece of research that suggests all the summer energy we use on air conditioning in warm climates doesn’t compare to the energy…

Howler of the day – pure comedy gold from Greg Laden

Note to Greg, Tom Nelson found it for me, no crystal ball or Oz powers needed.

Climate Craziness of the Week – the new climate forcing

Taxes are the new climate forcing. I kid you not. From the NYT, columnist Gail Collins:

Newsbytes: Britain Blocks Climate Change From G8 Agenda

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Climate Sceptics Promoted To Key Government Positions The UK’s lead G8 negotiator rejected moves from Germany and France to make climate change a…

TAO Rain, Sea, and Air Data

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about the effect of thunderstorms on the surface air temperature. So I figured I’d wander once more through the TAO buoy…