Groundwater unaffected by shale gas production in Arkansas

From Duke University , something sure to irritate people like Josh Fox, Joe Romm,  and Bill McKibben who are certain that fracking is terrible. DURHAM, N.C. — A new study…

Arctic methane emergency called off?

Here’s the issue, as described in Wikipedia: The Arctic region is one of the many natural sources of the greenhouse gas methane. Global warming accelerates its release, due to both…

Skeptical Science kidz channel Inigo Montoya in new 'consensus' paper

All you can do is laugh. Brandon Shollenberger writes at Lucia’s about the new Fuzzy Math consensus “proof” paper from the ever entertaining John Cook at Skeptical Science, rated with…

Study: warming of Antarctic peninsula due to ocean and atmospheric circulation patterns

From the University of Washington, something we covered earlier in WUWT from the BAS, but UW is now just getting around to press releases. The Antarctic peninsula is essentially a…

The Icy Nenana River

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The last time I was in Alaska, I had the good fortune to stop by the town of Nenana, home of the Nenana River Ice…

Global warming whacks Earth's poles – is there anything it can't do?

Reader View from the Solent writes: Global warming shifts the Earth’s poles. North Pole heads for Greenland “Global warming is changing the location of Earth’s geographic poles, according to a…

Sun produces four X-class flares in two days

Above: note the four separate events in the last two days – from the WUWT Solar Page (From NASA’s Spaceweather.com) When the week began, the sun hadn’t unleashed an X-flare…