Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #183

The Week That Was: 2015-06-13 (June 13, 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 Project (SEPP) ICCC-10: Due to The Heartland Institute’s Tenth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-10), June 11 and 12, this week’s TWTW will be brief.…

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Precipitable Water in the Tropics

Guest essay by Charles Samuels A recent article in the WUWT, The Daily Albedo Cycle, by Willis Eschenbach caught my eye when the author postulated that daily thunderstorm development was active in controlling temperatures in the tropics. The article shows that during the day as certain temperatures are reached, thunderstorms and cumulus clouds develop which…

Journalistic Failure: Revkin on Watts/Peterson

Guest Opinion by Kip Hansen Foreword: It pains me to write this opinion piece. As long-term readers here know, I have often defended Andy Revkin, ex-NY Times Environmental Journalist turned NY Times Opinion Section Environmental Columnist, here at WUWT, opening myself to attacks ranging from childish to vicious, and occasionally childishly vicious. Of course, when…

Despite attempts to erase it globally, "the pause" still exists in pristine US surface temperature data

As readers know, the recent paper Karl et al. 2015, written by the head of the National Climatic Data Center now NCEI, went to great lengths to try to erase “the pause” from the surface temperature record using a series of adjustments. Those adjustments are deemed unacceptable and criticized by some climate scientists, such as…

Claim: Melting Antarctic Ice is depleting whale food sources

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The University of Western Australia, former home of Professor Lewandowsky, has published a new report which claims that whales are suffering, because their food sources are being depleted by melting Antarctic sea ice. According to the press release; “If the ice declines in the area that these forage in, then…