The de-evolution of climate activism

National Review’s Katherine Timpf interviews protestors at the Flood Wall Street climate march. Some segments are just unbearable to watch. The video pretty much tells you all you need to…

Friday Funny – Lewandowsky and Cook on the Arctic Sea Ice Bucket challenge, sans ALS

From the Cabot Institute blog, where we await them posting the full videos of the Cook and Mann lectures. The “lewpaper” cartoon from Josh gets a cameo appearance in this…

The Air Comes Out of the Climate Change Talks

Rupert Darwall writes in “Real Clear Politics” Tuesday’s climate summit at the U.N. may well mark a turning point in the long-running talks as the reality sinks in that they…

Aussie Government Holds Firm against Climate Bullying

Eric Worrall writes: The Australian Abbott government has, in the last few days, endured significant pressure from President Obama, and other committed greens, to join their efforts to chase the…

Study finds global sea levels rose up to 5 meters per century at the end of the last 5 ice ages

From the University of Southampton   Land-ice decay at the end of the last five ice-ages caused global sea-levels to rise at rates of up to 5.5 metres per century, according…

The Collection of Evidence for a Lower Climate Sensitivity Continues to Grow – now up to 14 papers lower than IPCC

By Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger Nic Lewis and Judith Curry just published a blockbuster paper that pegs the earth’s equilibrium climate sensitivity—how much the earth’s average…

350.org caught up in fossil fuel 'divestment' hypocrisy

In a blast of publicity, the Rockefellers Brothers Fund (RBF) announced it would “begin” divesting all fossil fuel investments. The Rockefellers brothers, offspring of the founder of the industry, were…

Quote of the Week – models, climate sensitivity, the pause, and psychology

There’s a saying that “even a blind squirrel will find a nut occasionally”, and while I don’t think of Steven Mosher as anywhere close to a blind squirrel, he does…

The Josh 'climate selfie' – and livetooning the Michael Mann lecture at Bristol

Yesterday Josh finished all of his cartooning related to my trip to the UK, the meetings with skeptical friends, and the Mann lecture. I present them all here because he’s…

New Research Finds Earth Even Less Sensitive To CO2 Than Previously Thought

As first reported on WUWT yesterday via our in-flight news office over the Atlantic, climate sensitivity is now seen to be even less, thanks to the new peer reviewed paper…

Final Briefs filed in Mann libel case

By Sam Kazman, CEI General Counsel (reposted from globalwarming.org) [Yesterday was] the close of briefing in our appeal of Michael Mann’s defamation suit against the Competitive Enterprise Insitute, CEI adjunct…

The latest hand-wringing “myth-buster” video roundly debunked

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The usual suspects have issued yet another “myth-busting” video in their continuing attempt to flog the dead horse of catastrophic Caucasian-caused climate change (CCCCC). This…

Significant new paper by Nic Lewis and Judith Curry lowers the range of climate sensitivity using data from IPCC AR5

This is one of those times I’m really glad WiFi has been installed on passenger aircraft. After reviewing this paper at Nic Lewis’ home prior to that extraordinary meeting with…

Initial impressions of Michael Mann's lecture in Bristol

This post was published while I am on an airplane headed back to California (isn’t technology wonderful?). I am very indebted to all of my good friends in the UK,…

The color of the climate social movement – Zombie says 'red'

“Zombie” of “zombietime” fame writes to tell me that while the climate rallies in New York and London had a “whiff” of Marxism, the rallies in Oakland were not green,…

The 'Black Tuesday' of Climate Science

 Jean S writes at Climate Audit: Today I will review the timeline of the above WMO 1999 graph in the light of the ClimateGate (CG) letters. The main events took…

Another green calls for "Deniers" to be jailed

Climate Depot reports that another prominent green, Robert F. Kennedy Junior, has called for climate “deniers” to be jailed. Is it just me, or is there something very wrong with…

Fun diversion – How long until Antarctic ice touches South America?

Eric Worrall writes: Based on the current rate of Antarctic ice growth, how long until an ice bridge forms between South America and Antarctica? Lets start with a simplification –…

An extraordinary meeting of climate skeptics and climate scientists in Bath

Many people wondered why I would travel halfway across the world to attend the Cook and Mann lectures. The answer to that question is: I decided to come on a…

It's time to stop the climate scare stories

Using faulty computer models to forecast climate chaos condemns millions to untimely deaths Guest opinion by Dr. Willie Soon and Christopher Monckton of Brenchley India Prime Minister Narendra Modi sensibly…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 #6 – Arctic sea ice extent turns the corner for 2014, new high sea ice record set in the Antarctic

From NSIDC: Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2014  September 22, 2014 On September 17, Arctic sea ice reached its likely minimum extent for 2014. This is now the…

Surprising PNAS paper: CO2 emissions not the cause of U.S. West Coast warming

The rise in temperatures along the U.S. West Coast during the past century is almost entirely the result of natural forces — not human emissions of greenhouse gases, according to…

Study: Fracked shale gas impacts have positive and negative benefits, but there's no reason not to make it part of the energy mix

From The University of Manchester: Fracking’s environmental impacts scrutinised Greenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of shale gas would be comparable to conventional natural gas, but the controversial…

Claim: Arctic sea ice helps remove CO2 from the atmosphere

From the University of Southern Denmark. This is a bit of a surprise, and may well be true, but I’m not too keen on the first couple of paragraphs. Summer…