King Obama strikes again – Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

A reaction from Pat Michaels follows. From the NYT article: Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international…

Wow, we never saw this coming: 'Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution'

BOULDER — Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by the National Center for…

Australian scientist calls for 'heads to roll' over adjusted temperature data

Yesterday we posted on BoM’s bomb on station temperature trend fiddling. where BoM claimed the trend difference was a result of a station move. Apparently, BoM can’t even keep track of…

Analysis: energy storage cannot solve the problem of intermittency of wind or solar power

Climate Skeptics often cite the fact that renewables like wind and solar don’t have constant power flow, and thus need either a nuclear, hyrdo, or coal/gas power plant backup in…

Burning Man Festival washed out due to 'surprise rain'

Expect hippies to be blaming this on climate change in 3…2…1 Eric Worrall writes: | The Burning Man Festival, a famous Nevada cultural festival, dedicated to sharing, art, self reliance,…

A Lead Author of IPCC AR5 Downplays Importance of Climate Models

Richard Betts heads the Climate Impacts area of the UK Met Office. The first bullet point on his webpage under areas of expertise describes his work as a climate modeler.…

A single Android App takes down the National Weather Service Website

Wow. The vulnerability here is stunning. Yesterday there were all sorts of delays and timeouts on the NWS main page. The reason turned out to be a single overzealous app…

An inconvenient truth: Does responsible consumption benefit corporations more than society?

From the University of Chicago Press Journals  | Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall…

Bearings: The Achilles Heel of Wind Turbines

Story by Eric Worrall – A few years ago, I used to know a senior wind turbine engineer. One evening, over a few beers, he told me the dirty secret…

BoM's bomb on station temperature trend fiddling

From Jo Nova: BOM finally explains! Cooling changed to warming trends because stations “might” have moved! It’s the news you’ve been waiting years to hear! Finally we find out the…