Claim: Extreme weather decides distribution of insects

Another modeled result, extrapolated all the way from 10 common fruit fly species to everything else in the insect world. Extreme weather caused by climate change in the coming decades…

Quote of the week – Gore gets tipper, er tippy, er whatever

It’s the same old tired stuff, Koch, anti-science, big fundraisers while claiming skeptics are well funded, etc., but at least there’s a new humorous label from Gore. ========================= Former Vice…

A must read: Why Secretary of State John Kerry Is Flat Wrong on Climate Change

By Dr. Richard McNider and Dr. John Christy In a Feb. 16 speech in Indonesia, Secretary of State John Kerry assailed climate-change skeptics as members of the “Flat Earth Society”…

Inside the Sea ice Anomaly Oscillation (SAO) – Part 1

Guest essay by Craig Lindberg In a recent post, A Relationship Between Sea Ice Anomalies, SSTs, and the ENSO? (http://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/02/13/a-relationship-between-sea-ice-anomalies-ssts-and-the-enso/), I introduced the Sea ice Anomaly Oscillation (“SAO”) – an…

Climate craziness of the week: climate scientist presented as a God, like Mao and Kim Il-sung?

This picture looks a lot like some murals we’ve seen in the past to deify “heros of some revolution”.  Compare the photos below.

What is El Niño Taimasa?

From the University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST, something I’ve never heard of before. Note the photo. During very strong El Niño events, sea level drops abruptly in the tropical western…