Gavin Schmidt's Magic Climate Balance

Guest Essay by Eric Worrall A new NASA study suggests that global warming is being suppressed by particulate pollution. The Abstract of the Study; Implications for climate sensitivity from the…

The Holocene Thermal Optimum

Guest essay by Andy May The Holocene Thermal Maximum, also called the Holocene Thermal Optimum, occurred at different times in different parts of the world but generally between 10,000 BP…

The Paris 'Agreement' – chock full of noble intentions

Guest essay by Philip Lloyd All the excitement, the back-slappings, the hubbub is over, and the 40 000 have jetted back home. COP21 has come and gone. We have now had…

Busting (or not) the mid-20th century global-warming hiatus

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This article is also cross posted at Judith Curry’s ClimateEtc. # # # In previous posts at WattsUpWithThat and at my blog ClimateObservations, I’ve discussed…

Green war on jobs: Britain’s last deep coal-mine closes

Count the blessings the miners gave us – often at the cost of their lives By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In the week before Christmas, the last-ever shift of weary…

A little known ancient historical building that marks the winter solstice

This year the solstice occurs on Tuesday December 22nd at 04:49 GMT, about 15 hours from the time of this posting. This thought provoking article highlights what the ancient people…