Quote of the week – the Aye's have it

While Andrew Dessler suggests Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. can resign the AGU (for having a minority viewpoint on their recent policy update), Ross McKittrick leaves this comment at Bishop Hill: Here’s the list of scientific institutions and societies that have issued statements agreeing with CAGW, and that surveyed their members to find out how many…


WUWT Hot sheet for Monday August 12th, 2013

In case you missed it over the weekend, AP retracts the North Pole Lake image: Follow up: the bogus ‘North Pole becomes a lake’ story ============================================================== Obama’s OFA (not actually Obama but they play him on Twitter) says “because the science says so”. Really? That’s the best you’ve got?

NSF says biosphere is breathing in CO2 more deeply

Press Release 13-139 Seasonal carbon dioxide range expanding as more is added to Earth’s atmosphere Northern Hemisphere land-based ecosystems “taking deeper breaths,” scientists find Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rise and fall each year as plants, through photosynthesis and respiration, take up the gas in spring and summer, and release it in fall…