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…