WUWT – 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Crunchy numbers About 2,500,000 people visit MoMA in New York every year. This blog was viewed about 44,000,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at MoMA, it would take about 18 years for that many people to see it. The…

pH Sampling Density

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A recent post by Anthony Watts highlighted a curious fact. This is that records of some two and a half million oceanic pH samples existed, but weren’t used in testimony before Congress about ocean pH. The post was accompanied by a graph which purported to show a historical variation in ocean…

Will Greenland Begin Accumulating Ice in 2015 and Beyond?

Guest post by Jim Steele, director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University. Based on NOAA’s 2014 Arctic Report Card, the past 2 decades of ice loss in Greenland has slowed dramatically in 2013-2014. In contrast to Velicogna’s (2014) previously published average mass loss of 280 +/-58 gigatons/year using GRACE satellite data, or…

2014: Year of Futility in the Fight Against Climate Change

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Originally published in Communities Digital News. The year 2014 was another year of futility in the fight against climate change. Climatists redoubled efforts to convince citizens that urgent action is needed to stop dangerous global warming. But the gap between public warnings and actual events produced an endless stream of…