When Greenland was green in warmer times

From the University of Vermont Science: There’s something ancient in the icebox Researchers find 3-million-year-old landscape beneath Greenland Ice Sheet Glaciers are commonly thought to work like a belt sander.…

The Holdren 'cherry blossom vortex', Information Quality Act, and U.S. weather history

CEI is taking John Holdren to task over his “polar vortex” video. In a post today at globalwarming.org we have this: DC’s cherry trees hit their official peak blossom date…

Using Intellectual Property agreements to defeat public disclosure

Phil Jones’ plan to hide from FOIA Eric Worrall writes: Anyone shocked by Mann’s broad claims of academic exemption from freedom of information, due to the “proprietary nature” of his…

Decision in the Mann/UVa case, a blow to open science

Supreme Court of VA sides with University, secrecy, and Mann.  The previously claimed destruction of Mann emails now to begin. In this appeal, we consider whether the Circuit Court of…

Not quite Friday Funny: The new Ty-D-Bol Man – a rising tide floats all, er, boats

Some WUWT readers may remember this classic TV commercial: Josh writes: It looks like Lew & crew want to continue to debate the merits of his paper. H/t and many thanks to Jo…

Lewandowsky on 'leakage'

No smear psychological categorization mission is too offbeat for Lew. Now he’s on about “leakage”. Try to stifle the images that conjures up while thinking about your choice of preventative…

Tilted planets may actually have more life favorable climate

Odd Tilts Could Make More Worlds Habitable Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, according to new…