Ooops! New NASA study: Antarctica isn't losing ice mass after all !

From the “settled science” department and former chief alarmist Jay Zwally, who for years had said the Arctic was in big trouble (only to have his prediction falsified), comes this Emily…

Wine Makers NOT concerned about Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The International Organisation of Vine and Wine has stated it is not concerned about the impact of climate change, at least in the short to…

Vladimir Putin; Climate and Political Realist?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball The Daily Caller headline said, Russia’s Putin Says Global Warming Is ‘A Fraud.” What Putin is doing and saying is nothing new. He always knew…

Greenland ice melt due to 'global warming' found not so bad after all

From the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH and the “note the soot on the ice in the image they included above” department: Satellites shed light on Greenland Ice Sheet response to warming…

Friday funny – 97% Pause for a Food fight

Josh writes: The Pause has been in the news this week with the Karl et al paper, the ‘no-you-cant-have-our-emails’ story, and the Meehl paper with comment by David Whitehouse. It looks very much like a food fight to me – cheers again,…

October 2015 ENSO Update – Comparisons with the Other Satellite-Era Multiyear El Niño

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of many of the ENSO-related variables we presented as part of last year’s 2014-15 El Niño Series.  For the posts…

Russian President: Climate Change is Fraud

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t DailyCaller – Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that he thinks the Western climate scare is a fraud, designed to restrain industrial development in…

Ozone hole worse than in recent years – due to colder than normal stratosphere in Antarctica

A couple of days ago we ran a piece at WUWT: Did We Really Save the Ozone Layer? In light of this press release, the question is worth pondering again. From the…

Limp Blimp Crimps Green Energy Pimps

A runaway JLENS aerostat highlights the uncertainty and risks of pie-in-the-sky green energy schemes. Guest essay by Tom Scott One reason that a fragile naked human species has adapted to…

DOE issues press release: The Halloween Pumpkin Climate Menace (no, really)

From the “methane is scarier when it comes from Jack-o-lanterns” department. Guest essay by Eric Worrall The US Department of Energy has issued a (serious) press release which suggests that…

Karl et al. do not know that we have two hiatuses, not one

Guest essay by Arno Arrak Abstract Karl et al. present data they claim denies the existence of the warming pasuse or hiatus that has existed for 18 years. It is…

NCDC/NCEI's Karl and Peterson refuse congressional subpoena on flawed 'pausebuster' paper

Wow, just wow. I told Dr. Tom Peterson in an email this summer that their highly questionable paper that adjusted SST’s of the past to erase the “pause” was going…

Quote of the Week: 'Climate Hawk' says [it's] 'insane to try to predict what’s going to happen in 2100'

WUWT readers may remember ultra climate activist David Roberts, a self described “climate hawk” who wrote regularly for Grist, and became so burned out he had to take a year…

Wednesday Wit – Cheers, Gavin!

Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now…

Trends in extreme rainfall events

Guest essay by Philip Lloyd There are constant claims that extreme events are becoming more frequent, but when you really dig down, you cannot see any trends even in long-term…

Claim: Climate Change Responsible for Severe Flooding in the Nile Delta

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The former regional governor of the Egyptian Nile Delta City of Alexandria, Hany el-Missiry, has rejected accusations that poor civic maintenance of drains was responsible…

A Sinister Charade

People send me stuff, such as this email I recently received about a global warming spy thriller. I’m not fully comfortable with the “hoax” title, as there indeed has been…

Dissent in the climate ranks over Karl's "pause buster" temperature data tweaking

WUWT readers may recall that on June 4th, 2015, WUWT published a scathing criticism of the paper by Karl et al (“Possible artifacts of data biases in the recent global…

Matt Ridley: some basic science is not worthy of taxpayer funding

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece on Sunday, friend of WUWT Matt Ridley argues that basic science research does not lead to technological innovation, and therefore isn’t deserving of…

Claim: 170F (76c) Heat waves will make Persian Gulf Uninhabitable by 2100

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims that, by the end of this century, some cities in the Persian Gulf will be uninhabitable by humans, thanks to extreme…

What if the 'Godzilla' El Niño is a dud?

By Larry Kummer at the Fabius Maximus website. Summary:  After months of hype about this “Godzilla” El Niño, the peak approaches. The major climate models warn that it might be…

Who will watch the watchmen? A reply to Lord Carnwath and Philippe Sands QC on climate change and the law

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley. The Denning Lecture in the Church of St Dunstan, “the Cathedral of the Weald”, Cranbrook, Kent 23 October 2015 LORD DENNING, now merry in…

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse reacts to 'Torquemada' essay

David Rothbard writes: It looks like CFACT senior policy advisor Paul Driessen touched a nerve in a recent column when he compared U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse to “Torquemada” for wanting…

Did We Really Save the Ozone Layer?

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Another year has passed and that stubborn Ozone Hole over Antarctica refuses to go away. Data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shows…