Fetching the Tow Boat

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A week or two ago I started the tale of my most recent voyage, as first mate on a fishing boat delivery from northern Vancouver…

Stepping away from the 'Climate War'

Dr. Caleb Rossiter – The Debate is finally over on “Global Warming” – Because Nobody will Debate I am deserting from the Climate War.  I will never write another climate…

Yes, but what about the 'carbon emissions' of PlayStation® climatology computers?

From the department of ‘press releases we never quite bothered to finish reading’ comes this from Yale’s Journal of Industrial Ecology : Console Games and Climate Change – Researchers Reveal…

Recent paper finds extreme weather & flooding became less frequent/extreme in Southwest England

Remember this past winter and the wailing over the floods in the Somerset levels? The paper, much like our WUWT analysis this past winter, totally contradicts the Guardian’s claims, which…

UAH Global Temperature Report: August 2014 down by .11C

From Dr. Roy Spencer and Philip Gentry at UAH. The Version 5.6 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for August, 2014 is +0.20 deg. C, down from July’s value…

Status report on WUWT updates – reader poll on threaded comments

A week ago I asked what readers though about the new format updates, and overwhelmingly, readers have approved of the changes as seen in the results at right. About 25%…

Inconvenient: New paper finds the last interglacial was warmer than today – not simulated by climate models

[Reposted from the Hockey Schtick] A new paper published in Climate of the Past compares temperature reconstructions of the last interglacial period [131,000-114,000 years ago] to climate model simulations and…

The Global Warming Policy Foundation Launches Campaigning Arm

London, 2 September 2014 Five years after its inauguration in 2009, the Global Warming Policy Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new campaigning arm, the Global Warming…

UN/WMO Propaganda Stunt: climate fantasy forecasts of hell on Earth from the future

Eric Worrall writes: The UN has launched a climate propaganda campaign, consisting of two weeks of “weather forecasts from the future”, intended to give people a taste of what our…

Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100, tree growth due to improved climate blamed

From the University of California – Irvine and the “Environmentalists are never happy” department comes this amusing quandary. The cause? Increased high-elevation plant growth fueled by climate warming Irvine, Calif.…

Monday Mirthiness – 'Adrift – living on an iceberg for a year' guy Alex Bellini drives an SUV to highlight his 'concern about climate change'

You really can’t make this stuff up. The guy actually uses an SUV to advertise this climate stunt. See the photo below. The Guardian reported in 2003: “We want the…

New paper on 'the pause' says it is 19 years at surface and 16-26 years at the lower troposphere

Marcel Crok tips me via Twitter that a new analysis of ‘the pause’ by Dr. Ross McKittrick has given some new numbers for the different temperature datasets. It was published…

Great moments in climate prediction: 'World will warm faster than predicted in next five years, study warns'

That now failed headline is from Duncan Clark in the Guardian. And, for good measure he added: New estimate based on the forthcoming upturn in solar activity and El Niño…

Alarmism Warning – Preliminary Monthly Global Sea Surface Temperatures at Record High Levels

Guest post by Bob Tisdale. Preliminary Note:  An “alarmism warning” indicates alarmism is imminent.  On the other hand, an “alarmism watch” indicates alarmism might occur, but that’s all the time.…

World Bank: Rich nations have moral duty to help 'sinking' island nations

Eric Worrall writes: Rachel Kyte, the World Bank’s special envoy for climate change, claims that rich nations have a moral duty to help island nations survive climate change. According to…

Claim: Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate, but a 'pause' and other studies suggest ice melt isn't the only factor

From the University of Southampton A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast…