Nominate somebody for an SPJ honor

I’ve gotten several emails from The Society of Professional Journalists asking me to spread the word, so I’m happy to help just before the deadline tomorrow. See below. The “sunshine award” might be applicable to some skeptic websites, as might Historic Sites (Climate Audit comes to mind). Note that you have to download PDF forms…

Climate confessions as SPAM (please send money)

People send me stuff. Today I got a true confessions style email with an emotional tear jerker, and a telling graph for which they claim credit, something we predicted would happen years ago. Never mind the tanked U.S. economy and the switch to natural gas thanks to shale gas fracking, no, the emissions reduction is…

NOAA issues spring outlook, predicts flooding in the usual places, more drought for Cali and the Southwest

NOAA predicts moderate flood potential in Midwest, elevated risk of ice jams; California and Southwest stuck with drought March 20, 2014 According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook released today, rivers in half of the continental United States are at minor or moderate risk of exceeding flood levels this spring with the highest threat in the southern…

That noise you can hear in the distance is the sound of John Cook’s, Dana Nuccitelli’s, and Joe Romm’s heads exploding

Lindzen, Christy and Curry appointed to APS climate statement review panel Simon from Australian Climate Madness reports: The American Physical Society, which previously issued a highly alarmist statement regarding climate change, is to review it, and has appointed three climate realists to [address] the panel of six. Here is the press release, which somehow escaped everyone’s…