On climate, the Right is right – Global temperature update: the Pause is still 18 years 1 month

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley One of the most interesting statistics from the recent mid-terms was the New York Times’ exit poll (Fig. 1), showing that more than two-thirds of “Democrat” voters thought climate change was a serious problem. Five-sixths of Republicans didn’t. Figure 1. The New York Times’ exit poll showing the partisan divide…

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Waterless Fracking promises more energy, less trouble

Waterless Fracking may increase access to more energy, without the need to deal with the waste water.From the article: Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines claim they have developed a method to unlock hydrocarbons trapped in shale with using any water at all. They are seeking to perfect Cryogenic fracturing, which replaces water with…

“Warmest Year” Brings Record Harvests For UK

By Paul Homewood From YAHOO News: The UK is on course to experience the warmest and one of the wettest years since records began more than a century ago – sparking fears that future droughts and flash floods could cost lives. New figures published by the Met Office show the period from January to October…

"Propter nomen" — Because of the name

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen In the current round of discussion over at Climate Dialogue, which is about the effects of the Sun on Earth’s climate, one of the participants, Dr. Mike Lockwood, in his essay “The sun plays only a very minor role”, lists the following item as one of seven fundamental considerations which…