Bank of England: "Climate change a 'huge' financial risk"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Bank of England has stepped into the climate fray, with a claim that climate change poses a huge financial risk to UK based businesses.…

Confusing Weather and Climate in claiming: 'Climate change negatively affects birth weight'

Both of these factors are weather events, not climate events: The new findings show that a pregnant woman’s exposure to reduced precipitation and an increased number of very hot days…

#RICO20 $4 million NSF grant while Shukla's organization is being "dissolved" ?

As previously noted at WUWT, over at the COLA/IGES website, they had this response to the disappeared letter to the Obama administration calling for RICO act investigations of climate skeptics:…

Backfire on the #RICO20 and Jagadish Shukla is imminent; wagon circling, climbdown, dissolution begins

This story has legs now, as I predicted in this piece yesterday “The ‘RICO 20 letter’ to Obama asking for prosecution of climate skeptics disappears from Shukla’s IGES website amid…

New discovery: Surface of the oceans affects climate more than thought

From the LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR TROPOSPHERIC RESEARCH (TROPOS) and the department of settled science comes this new discovery related to cloud formation. Surface of the oceans affects climate more than…

Aussie Nuclear Industry: "renewables won’t get us across the line"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The nuclear industry has announced plans to lobby the Australian government, to advocate nuclear power as an affordable, practical alternative to renewables. According to The…

Claim: Culling dangerous sharks exacerbates climate change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In Australia a fierce debate is raging, between people who want to reduce the rising risk of shark attack on swimmers, by culling dangerous sharks,…

Shell to quit US Arctic due to "unpredictable federal regulatory environment"

Guest post by David Middleton Disappointing results from an initial rank wildcat can’t kill a play. The cyclical ups and downs of product prices can’t kill a play. High operating…

The 'RICO 20 letter' to Obama asking for prosecution of climate skeptics disappears from Shukla's IGES website amid financial concerns

Uh, oh…It’s about to become more about the people behind the letter, than the letter itself. Now all we need is a steamy potboiler novel and some internal investigations and…

Arctic sea ice still too thick for regular shipping route through Northwest Passage

From YORK UNIVERSITY and the “paging Dr. Peter Wadhams” department… TORONTO, September 29, 2015  – Despite climate change, sea ice in the (NWP) remains too thick and treacherous for it to…

Climate activists want us prosecuted under RICO

Losing the climate science battle, climate activists want government to silence skeptics Guest essay by Paul Driessen They haven’t employed the thumb screws, rack or auto-da-fe that churches and states…

Tired of the Claims of “Warmest Ever” Month and Year? They Will Likely Continue Next Year

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Last year, we discussed in a number of posts how the claims of record high global surface temperatures were due primarily to the unusual, naturally…

Human error in the surface temperature record

Guest essay by John Goetz As noted in an earlier post, the monthly raw averages for USHCN data are calculated with up to nine days are missing from the daily…

The Need To Revisit The Climategate Revelations To Counter Mainstream Media Failure And The Paris Climate Conference Plans

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball It is time to revisit the emails leaked from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at East Anglia. The first 1000 emails were released in November…

Personal note: C++ programmer needed for a small project update

Knowing that WUWT has global reach and that many, many, technical people read it, I’m going to use that reach to help me solve a problem I have with a…

'Wild card' in climate models found, 'and that's a no no'

Jo Nova has a post today about an investigation of climate modeling mathematics by her husband David Evans. Evans believes he has uncovered a significant and perhaps major flaw in the mathematics at…

Wacky Wadham's Climate Murder Conspiracy Complaint Dismissed

From the “Lewandowsky needs to broaden his reach for nutters” department and the GWPF: Pope’s Climate Adviser Fails (Again) A Cambridge professor who claimed that assassins may have murdered three…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #198

The Week That Was: 2015-09-26 (September 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…

Aussie Government Climate Skeptic Purge Continues

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that Australia’s new climate alarmist Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, has not renewed outspoken skeptic Maurice Newman’s appointment as head of the Prime…

Approximately 92% (or 99%) of USHCN surface temperature data consists of estimated values

An analysis of the U.S. Historical Climatological Network (USHCN) shows that only about 8%-1% (depending on the stage of processing) of the data survives in the climate record as unaltered/estimated data.…

Winners and losers in the GHCN estimation derby

Guest essay by John Goetz As noted in an earlier post here, approximately 66% of the GHCN record is estimated after processing by the GHCN adjustment models. In the current…

Google forecasts no interest in Paris COP21

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Forbes reports that, according to Google search statistics, the world’s media climate blitz has failed to date to spark any interest in global warming. According…

In The Land of El Nino

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE: When reading the comments, you’ll notice a number of nasty untrue personal attacks made on me by three commenters with the screen names “Lady Gaiagaia”, “Gloria…

Claim: Extreme Pacific sea level events to double in future

From the UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA: Many tropical Pacific island nations are struggling to adapt to gradual sea level rise stemming from warming oceans and melting ice caps. Now they…