The Sea Level Cycles Get More Elusive

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post on the purported existence of the elusive ~60-year cycle in sea levels as claimed in the recent paper “Is there a 60-year oscillation in global mean sea level?”, I used a tool called “periodicity analysis” (discussed here) to investigate cycles in the sea level. However, some people…

Nigel Lawson: Cool It

Standpoint, May 2014 This essay is based on the text of a speech given to the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment at the University of Bath. There is something odd about the global warming debate — or the climate change debate, as we are now expected to call it, since global warming has…

Study: weather, not climate, is a political force in May Day

Ow, my brain. Below is the actual title of a publication referenced by Springerlink. While the title seems ridiculous, there is a valid point. The paper says it is from: The Centre for Voting and Parties (Center for Valg og Partier, CVAP) is a research centreattached to the Department of Political Science at the University…

Top Ten Skeptical Arguments that Don’t Hold Water

(Note: this originally published on Dr. Spencer’s blog on April 25th, and I asked if I could reproduce it here. While I know some readers might argue the finer points of some items in the list, I think it is important to keep sight of these. – Anthony) by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. There…

Claim: climate change targeting wine grapes

Neiker-Tecnalia studies the effects of climate change on Tempranillo grape wines Climate change is set to affect the quality of the wines of the Tempranillo grape variety, according to the conclusions of a piece of research conducted by the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development Neiker-Tecnalia, in collaboration with the University of Navarre and…