Local Journalists Condemn Pakistan Government Climate Inaction

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Journalists in Pakistan have condemned government inaction with respect to climate change, which they blame for unusually harsh winter weather, and heavy snowfall. According to…

Montreal Record Busting Snow Sours the Mild Winter Climate Narrative

Guest essay by Eric Worrall ON the 24th December this year, Montreal was a poster child for the “new normal” – mild weather, no snow in sight. All that came…

Is Global Warming Fear Killing Wild Bees and Raising Sea Level?

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University A recent Guardian article “Wild bees on the decline in key US agricultural ecosystems” adds…

Hump Day Hilarity – Game Show Climate

Political cartoonist Rick McKee of the Augusta Chronicle sees what you and I do – that any weather event can be pinned on climate change. The warm weather on the…

Greenland retained 99.7% of its ice mass in 20th Century!!!

(Featured image borrowed from http://www.clipartbest.com)   Naturally, the Real Clear Science headline actually read… Greenland Lost 9 Trillion Tons of Ice in Century Which sounds even more serious than the original headline……

Study: hyperbole is increasing in science

From the “everything is robust” department. We’ve long noted at WUWT that the word “robust” has seen a significant rise in usage in climate science papers, becoming a favorite word…

The Silliest Post-COP21 Headline Ever?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale It’s been a few weeks since the U.N.’s Paris Climate Conference (COP21) ended. Mainstream media from around the globe praised the impotent agreement, as though…

Claim: Carbon Emissions Trading is One of the Five Stages of Grief

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Gizmodo, Carbon Emission Trading is one of the five stages of grief. “The interplay between the climate realities we likely face and the…

NOAA’s New “Pauses-Buster” Sea Surface Temperature Data – The Curiosities Extend into the 1st Half of the 20th Century…

…PLUS AN OBVIOUS ERROR IN THE NEW NOAA ERSST.V4 PAPER Guest Post by Bob Tisdale We’ve discussed NOAA’s new ERSST.v4 “pauses-buster” sea surface temperature reconstruction in a number of posts…

Heat Resistant Chocolate: The New Defence against Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Swiss Chocolate Makers are working hard to ensure that a warmer world will still be able to enjoy premium chocolate treats. According to The Daily…

British Officials Blame Climate Change for Floods

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Top British government officials have predictably blamed Climate Change for severe flooding which has afflicted England in recent weeks. But there has also been strong…

An ice core study to determine the timing and duration of historical climate stages

From the RESEARCH ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS An ice core study to determine the timing and duration of historical climate stages Two deep ice cores drilled at the East…

Detecting solar flare 'false alarms'

From DOE/PRINCETON PLASMA PHYSICS LABORATORY Description of mechanism that halts solar eruptions  Among the most feared events in space physics are solar eruptions, massive explosions that hurl millions of tons of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #211

The Week That Was: 2015-12-26 (December 26, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy…

There Is No Climate Change Disaster Except The One Governments Created

Guest opinion; Dr. Tim Ball At the Paris Climate Conference of the Parties (COP21) we witnessed the biggest display of failed leadership in history from 195 countries. They established incorrect…

Is the Pope Backing Away from the Climate Issue?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Breitbart reports that Pope Francis’ Christmas address, which traditionally touches on the gravest issues facing the world, completely omitted mention of the environment and climate…

The Value of Petroleum Fuels

Guest essay by Andy May It is difficult to compare 1840 to 2015, so much of what we have today didn’t exist then.  But, they had to move people and…

Double standards in the Government’s Gold King mine disaster whitewash

Double standards and pollution continue, while the feds exonerate themselves from blame Guest essay by Paul Driessen When a private citizen or company violates rules, misrepresents facts or pollutes a…

The Eighth First Climate Refugees

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve written before about the crazy claims of “climate refugees”, there’s a list of posts in the notes below. When I set out to write…

Lindzen: A recent exchange in the Boston Globe clearly illustrated the sophistic nature of the defense of global warming alarm

Guest essay by Dr. Richard Lindzen, MIT A recent exchange in the Boston Globe clearly illustrated the sophistic nature of the defense of global warming alarm. In the December 3,…

Merry Christmas to all, and to all, keep up the good fight

A Happy and Merry Christmas to all WUWT readers from Josh and Anthony. It has been a fun year in the climate debate and while many who are close to me…

The End of Food

Guest essay by Eric Worrall “So, you’re awake. But you’re still going to die”. The first words I heard spoken by my surgeon, waking from general anaesthetic, after a horrific…

Twas The Fright Before Christmas

Poetry, by Davis Swan (h/t to Dr. Judith Curry) T’was the night before Christmas and all through the town The temperature was dropping, going down, down, down, down The weatherman…

Are we really “choking the ocean with plastic”? Tracing the creation of an eco-myth

By Larry Kummer, from the Fabius Maximus website Summary: Last week Kip Hansen’s “An Ocean of Plastic” thoroughly debunked myths about the “great garbage patch”. But who created this story?…