The green plan to make Capitalism cruel

A regular green claim is that, for the sake of the planet, we can’t afford any more economic growth. How many times have you heard something like the following: The…

Claim: 'Severe ozone depletion avoided '

From the University of Leeds We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the…

'[EPA] regulations in the study are less likely to have economic benefits in excess of their costs.'

From Indiana University: Researchers say anti-pollution rules have uncertain effects BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives…

The Role of Sulfur Dioxide Aerosols in Climate Change

Guest essay by Buel Henry In 2007, the Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Albert Gore and the IPCC for their work in promoting the theory that global warming…

Climate change debate fueled by 'echo chambers,' new study claims

UPDATE: A copy of the paper has been provided to me, the language is stunningly bad in this paper. See below. From the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (whatever that is,…

Claim: New Chinese nuclear plants are unsafe

Chinese scientist He Zuoxiu has issued a public warning, about the safety of nuclear plants being constructed as part of China’s economic development programme. According to The Guardian; China’s plans…

Out At The Boundaries

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve heard many times that whereas weather prediction is an “initial-value” problem, climate prediction is a “boundary problem”. I’ve often wondered about this, questions like “what…

How to Influence Climate Change Public Policy

Skeptics aren’t funded or organized but they can still have an impact. Guest essay by Matt Manos In my previous post, Why It’s So Hard to Convince Warmists, I introduced…

Tomorrowland – the only Clooney movie I'll probably never see

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Daily Beast reports that George Clooney has done the green thing – starred in a new big budget Summer eco-disaster film, which aims to…

The sad tales of the Wikipedia gang war regarding WUWT – 'creepy and a little scary'

As we all know, Wikipedia has one major flaw in it’s design: it allows gang warfare. We see this in many political entries, such as the Wikipedia entries for Barack…

New Paper Tries to Explain Disparities in Deep Ocean Warming Between Two Basins

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale UPDATE See the end of the post for a copy of it in pdf format. PREFACE I comment frankly about the NODC ocean heat content…

Winters not Summers Increase Mortality and Stress the Economy

Guest essay by Joseph D’Aleo and Allan MacRae Global warming alarmists continue to over-emphasize the danger of heat and ignore cold in their papers and in stories for the media.…

The Only People Denying Climate Change Are Those Calling Others Climate Change Deniers

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Current attacks on those who question the science of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are signs of desperation. You can detect the exasperation…

Why It’s So Hard to Convince Warmists

Social science provides a lot of useful insight as to why logic and data rarely convince warmists. Guest essay by Matt Manos Many of the posters and readers at WUWT…

Climate Insensitivity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been wanting to [take] another look at the relationship between net top-of-atmosphere (TOA) radiation changes on the one hand and changes in temperature on…

The Ethics of Climate Change

Calls for massive reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions ignore the impacts on the poor. Guest essay by Bob Lyman People who believe in the theory of catastrophic human-induced global…

Norwegian observations confirms: The Gulf Stream has been stable over the past 20 years

One the more alarming claims about global warming is that is will cause a change in ocean currents, such as the Gulf Stream. Øystein Nordfjeld of Norway writes in with…

CIA climate research effort decommissioned

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Mother Jones reports that the CIA Medea programme, a climate research effort which involved providing civilian experts with access to classified information, is to be…

Uh, oh: Looks like Lewandowsky and Oreskes will be going after the AGU now for admitting the 'hiatus' exists

Given Lew and Oreskes latest admonition to scientists who use the word “pause” or “hiatus” it looks like they’ll be applying the “D” word to the entire AGU community of…

What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C? (answer: more than they can get support for)

From the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is feasible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the study…

Friday Funny – the horror of rising sea levels in context

As many know, Mr. Obama made some wild claims about climate at the recent U.S. Coast Guard Academy commencement. For example: The world’s glaciers are melting, pouring new water into…

Why delegating comprehension of climate science is a bad idea

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama thinks he doesn’t need to understand anything about climate science, to know what needs to be done. However, in my opinion, this is…

Some pushback against Obama's ridiculous climate remarks at the Coast Guard commencement

This is a follow up to our earlier story: Does the ‘leader’ of the free world really know so little about climate? Current Wisdom: Did Human-Caused Climate Change Lead to…

An inconvenient truth from medical research: cold is far worse than global warming at killing people

From the respected medical journal The Lancet comes this (h/t to Dr. Indur Goklany) International Study Reveals That Cold Weather Kills Far More People Than Hot Weather Summary: Cold weather…