Possible record low number of tornadoes in Oklahoma

From Oklahoma Mesonet – State Climatologist Gary McManus – (h/t to WUWT reader Patricia) Will Oklahoma set a tornado record this year?? Finally, a climate/weather extreme we can all be…

A murderous act – the "kill climate deniers" theater project

When, if ever, will we see the reasonable and educated people in the warmer side of climate debate speak out against hateful garbage like this? What will it take? Why…

What California can learn from the Australian drought experience

Guest essay by Eric Worrall- Back in the early 2000s, much of Australia was in the grip of a severe drought – so severe, that the climate community was making…

The Obvious Failures of Climate Science That Mainstream Media Ignores

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale – The National Science Foundation press release Cause of California drought linked to climate change found its way into the mainstream media, with science reporters…

'Climate change created ISIS' is now #49 on the 'official list' of things supposedly caused by global warming

Jeff Dunetz aka The ‘YidWithLid’ writes: Latest Climate Idiocy: Global Warming Created ISIS In recent weeks the Obama administration has blamed President Bush and/or the intelligence community for the creation…

Owen Paterson: Fight Against Climate Change 'May Cause More Harm Than Global Warming'

From thegwpf.com No New Climate Targets Without Binding UN Climate Agreement, EU Energy Chief – Measures to combat climate change may be causing more damage than current global warming, a…

Baseless claim from WWF: Half of global wildlife lost, says new WWF report

from the World Wildlife Fund | World Wildlife Fund issues 10th edition of ‘The Living Planet Report,’ a science-based assessment of the planet’s health Washington, DC – Monday, September 29:…

Breaking Russia’s energy stranglehold

Europe cannot afford to have its foreign and domestic policies dictated by Putin’s blackmail Guest essay by Paul Driessen European Union nations want to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia…

Is Bill McKibben @350 a liar, idiot, or both?

This is the sort of stuff that just makes you want to scream. From Oil Sands Fact Check, comes this interview with Bill McKibben: http://oilsandsfactcheck.org/2014/09/25/video-the-truth-about-the-anti-keystone-xl-rockefeller-brothers-fund/ Excerpt: Timed to coincide with…

Claim: Cause of California drought linked to climate change – not one mention of ENSO or El Niño

More despicable climate hype from Noah Diffenbaugh (press release follows) who is ignoring the obvious: California has had far worse droughts before “global warming” was a glimmer in a scientist’s…

Forget carbon footprints, the new alarmist sales pitch is carbon handprints

From the Spirit of Mawson “ship of fools” University of New South Wales – Climate detectives reveal handprint of human caused climate change in Australia Australia’s hottest year on record…

The new ploy of climate activistim: attacking financial institutions

Eric Worrall writes: The Guardian, a prominent green UK daily newspaper, reports that climate activists are implementing new strategies for forcing climate action – rather than attacking fossil fuel installations…

Paper: Influence of solar cycles on climate change during the Maunder Minimum

Both observational and proxy records of climate change often show quasi periodic variations similar to solar activity cycles over a wide range of time scales. However, the detailed mechanism and…

NY Climate Spin: Putting on a brave face

We met to talk about CO2, and got a forest agreement – Eric Worrall writes: Now that its all over, the climate spinners are already hard at work, desperately trying…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #151

The Week That Was: 2014-09-27 (September 27, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and…

Insurance companies not seeing effects from posited 'climate change' spawned weather disasters

Lack of major disasters gets Lloyd’s of London back in profit – WUWT reader “jimbo” writes in Tips and Notes: We often hear how climate disasters / extreme weather events…

My answer to the "why didn't Watts ask a question?" brouhaha

There’s been a fair amount of niggling in social media over my presence at the Mann talk at Bristol. I find it humorous that there seems to be almost as…

Climate Change and Extinction: What Is Natural?

 Guest opinion by Dr. Tim Ball | Proponents of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) hypothesis successfully, but inaccurately, present natural events as unnatural. It works, because most don’t know what…

The Guardian criticises Peer Review – Open Review yields, with the help of bloggers, better discovery of scientific flaws

Eric Worrall writes: The Guardian, a green UK newspaper, has published a fascinating article about the shortcomings of peer review – and praised the growing new model of open review,…

Slides from the Michael Mann lecture at Cabot Institute in Bristol

| UPDATE: The slide originals have been found and posted. See link below. It’s identical to Mike’s AGU trick| As promised earlier this week, I’ve gotten my phone connected and…

The Merchants of Smear

Guest opinion by Russell Cook | For about two decades we’ve been told the science behind human-caused global warming is settled, and to ignore skeptic scientists because they’ve been paid…

More criticism of the paper 'Tornado Activity is Occurring Earlier in the Heart of “Tornado Alley”'

WUWT has previously covered a press release from The OAS on the paper, now, Mike Smith, a CCM at WeatherData Inc. writes at Meteorological Musings: Another Shabby Attempt to Tie…

Odd – Dept. of Homeland Security testing programs for climate change as 'national threat'

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,…

Protect the poor – from climate change policies

Cornwall Alliance works to ensure reliable, affordable energy for poor families worldwide | Guest essay by Paul Driessen | In a more rational, moral, compassionate, scientifically literate world, this Cornwall…