Mad Mann

From Dr. Michael Mann’s Twitter feed today: What is he mad about? Probably the same thing a bunch of the same people were mad about last year when I was interviewed on PBS. How DARE they let somebody who has skeptical views speak? The comments from Joe Bastardi in Mann’s Twitter feed were ignored. Here…

Open water at the North Pole

Remember these stories? Al Gore’s “Reality Minions” think the North Pole is melting – except that’s NOT a photo of the North Pole and Follow up: the bogus ‘North Pole becomes a lake’ story There was a lot of worry about ‘open water’ at the North Pole which turned out to be camera drift.  WUWT…

Al Gore makes a Category 6 level blunder

UPDATE: 8/23/13 1:00PM PDT Its seems there’s blunders to go around. The Washington Post now says they “misquoted” Gore. Given his penchant for saying and doing dumb things in the past related to his views on climate, color me “skeptical”, especially when he makes ugly comparisons about people like he did below. It may be…

Hindcasting climate shifts in the Pacific

From the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) The potential for successful climate predictions Hindcast experiments capture long-term climate fluctuations Will there be rather warm or cold winters in Germany in the coming years? We may have a long way to go before reliable forecasts of this kind can be achieved. However, marine scientists,…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 22nd, 2013

I don’t think that headline means what they think it means: Separating Science From Spin on the Global-Warming ‘Pause’ What’s causing a temporary slowdown in planetary warming, and why should anyone worry that more warming is coming? Blame the volcanoes While greenhouse gases are trapping heat, volcanoes are doing their best to block it out.…