A birds-eye view of the bird scorching Ivanpah solar electric power plant

At the start of the weekend, and quite by accident, I found myself aloft and looking directly into the glare of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. I can tell you that not only does it roast birds in mid-air, it certainly seems to be a hazard to aviation. First, a story today from AP,…

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Spot the portion of California drought caused by 'climate change'

From “The Hill”, even California Democrats aren’t buying the climate BS Obama and Holdren are selling on drought: (h/t to WUWT reader “Green Sand”) Voters don’t hear the words “climate change” when Democrats in competitive races in California explain what’s causing the worst drought in the state’s history. President Obama has repeatedly blamed global warming…

How the media mis-represents everyday science

Joel O’Bryan writes in WUWT Tips and Notes The LA Times has the follwing lead story on it webpage: “Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says” http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-missouri-river-20140817-story.html Quoting from the LA Times, “Climate shifts may be causing the disparate changes in the Missouri River Basin, the USGS report says. The scientists noted…