Surprising facts about climate change in Portugal: Why the climate catastrophe is not happening

By Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt www.kaltesonne.de As Portugal came out of its second unusually wet winter in a row, some people already fear these could be the first signs…

CO2 data might fit the IPCC hypothesis, but it doesn't fit reality

Opinion by Dr. Tim Ball I have no data yet. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories,…

350.org climate clowns gather to demand end to fossil fuels, while oblivious to their surroundings

I always get a kick out of climate protest marchers, because these rent-a-rants generally make complete fools of themselves, and the process is very entertaining to watch. For example, this…

National Review gives Michael Mann the ****stick

Not just a Hockeystick, but borrowing from official CNN language last week, this appears to be the legal equivalent of a f***stick. It is quite a read. McIntrye, McKittrick, Christy,…

Death Valley sets new cold temperature record by wide margin

A new record: low maximum temperature beats the old one by 15 degrees! From the NWS in Las Vegas:

More on the Lewandowsky and Oreskes Co-Authored Paper Risbey et al. (2014)

In this post, we’ll discuss more inconsistencies in the recently published paper Risbey et al. (2014). These are major flaws in the paper…above and beyond the faults and curiosities discussed…

Solar cycle 24 – magnetic activity down, twin peaks seem certain

NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has published its latest graphs for the month of July, and while sunspot and radio flux numbers showed little change and increased respectively, the…

The Greatest Climate Myths of All – Part 3: The Global Average Chimera

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Carl Sagan’s scientific…

What stratospheric hotspot?

There’s no predicted hotspot in the upper troposphere, and cooling of the stratosphere is now the new indicator. New paper finds “greenhouse cooling” of the stratosphere over past 52 years…

Climate Change Not so Global

UQ study – Global change takes thousands of years Story submitted by Eric Worrall A University of Queensland study into New Zealand glaciers has discovered a huge disparity between Southern…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2014-08-02 (August 2, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than…

And this excuse makes 30. Dueling press releases on 'the pause', blaming Pacific Trade Winds on 'Atlantic warming'

Previously, we had 29 excuses for “the pause” now we have 30. When a paper is published by multiple authors, the universities of those authors often produce separate press releases…

The central climate fallacy is that the unknowns are known

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley What is science for? Its end and object is to stretch out a fumbling hand for the truth by a humble and eternally-unsatisfied attempt to…

Something Detroit has in abundance – UHI

Detroit gets a lot of negative press these days, mainly because it has become a poster child for badly managed cities and decline, but it does seem to have UHI…

The record of recent Man-made CO2 emissions: 1965 -2013

Ed suggested this would be a good addition to the new WUWT CO2 reference page, and I agree, but thought it should get front page attention first. It is a…

Introducing the WUWT CO2 Reference Page

Guest Post by WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” While the Pause in Earth’s temperature continues, currently 17 years and 10 months based upon RSS satellite data, it is important to…

Global Temperature Update – Still no global warming for 17 years 10 months

El Niño has not yet shortened the Great Pause By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Remarkably, the El Niño warming of this year has not yet shortened the Great Pause, which,…

Interesting sat view: A train of 5 tropical cyclones in the Central and Eastern Pacific

From NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and “Earth’s thermostat” A train of developing tropical low pressure areas stretch from the Eastern Pacific Ocean into the Central Pacific and they were captured…

A bigger worry than 'global warming' and more damaging – a Carrington class solar event

From PhysicsWorld blog: The cover feature of the August issue of Physics World, which is now out in print and digital formats, looks at the Sun – and in particular,…

'get a vasectomy to save the planet' guy calls for a Hurricane to hit the Caribbean

I was going to make this a “Friday Funny”, but there’s really nothing funny about it. Really, you can’t make this up. Eric Holthaus, the guy who said he’d get…

Newly Discovered Siberian Craters Signify End Times (or Maybe Just Global Warming); Mystery of the Siberian crater deepens: Scientists left baffled after two NEW holes appear in Russia's icy wilderness

Guest essay by Don Easterbrook A crater in northern Siberia, spotted by a passing helicopter, has received worldwide attention and continues to be a top news story. Since then, two…

Boat Delivery

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Last night I turned to the gorgeous ex-fiancee and said “Man, I can’t believe I’m shipping out to sea again! I thought I would have…