The US Corn Belt and the summer chill

Guest essay by David Archibald A correspondent in the Corn Belt emailed on 10th August: “Here in north central Illinois at exit 56 on I-80, most of the corn was planted by May 15. The GDD totals since May 15 at Moline, Illinois. May 15-31      + 1.7 GDD >normal. June 1-30     – 32.7 GDD <…

Google Hacked the ‘Skeptical Science’ Website

Worst damage control ever? Guest essay by Brandon Schollenberger Despite my joking comments about having mad haxor skillz being a source of amusement for many people, it appears some people actually believe I hacked the Skeptical Science forum’s website. Rob Honeycutt, a key team member at Skeptical Science, has referred to my actions, saying things…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday, August 13, 2013

I might have had something to do with this: Distorted data? Feds close 600 weather stations amid criticism they’re situated to report warming Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/08/13/weather-station-closures-flaws-in-temperature-record/#ixzz2bs0Bki00 More about the Yosemite Weather Station here =============================================================== Unicorns doled out for climate change deniers – CNN Political Ticker The group sent a message on Twitter Tuesday with a…