Cooling and Warming, Clouds and Thunderstorms

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Following up on a suggestion made to me by one of my long-time scientific heroes, Dr. Fred Singer, I’ve been looking at the rainfall dataset from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. Here’s s the TRMM average rainfall data for the entire mission to date: Figure 1. Average annual…

Tuesday Tantrums, I get hate mail

People send me stuff… Readers may recall back on May 13th of this year I posted about a change in policy related to hate mail and hateful comments that get sent our way in: Hump day hilarity: WUWT’s new policy on hate mail – your hate mail will be published Since then, it seems the…

The next big worry: Claim of major U.S. aquifers contaminated by Uranium – but is it really a problem to health?

Study: 2 major US aquifers contaminated by natural uranium Naturally occurring uranium is being mobilized by farm-related pollution From the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of…

Claim: A pioneer “frontier mentality” causes climate denial

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Naomi Klein has claimed that the reason Americans, British, Australians and Canadians are the world’s leading “climate deniers”, is that we share a “frontier mentality”. According to Klein; Klein said the denial of climate science was prevalent in English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, the US and the UK because…