Ban-Ki Moon's Climate Finance Plan: Despots paying off Third World Debt with More Oppression

Guest essay by Eric Worrall United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon, and Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth, have proposed that third world countries should be allowed to pay…

Global Warming; A Major Challenge For Science And Society Effectively Tackled By Friends Of Science (FOS)

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball There is a large group of scientists who rarely express their views on climate change. They are scientists mostly working in the private sector…

Claim: The Climate "Denial" Conspiracy is Growing

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that discussions of climate policy are being displaced by “attacks” on climate science. Naturally the Guardian, and the authors of the study,…

Run Away! The Anthropocene Has Arrived!!!

Guest post by David Middleton (Featured image borrowed from http://www.hockeyministries.org/rwt-blog-52316)   Unfortunately this article is behind a pay wall. While some of the points in the abstract are reasonable, these two…

How Thunderstorms Beat The Heat

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking again about the thunderstorms, and how much heat they remove from the surface by means of evaporation. We have good data…

Friday funny – Sustainable science

Josh writes: New Year is always a time to resolve to do better and maybe recycle stuff from 2015 that’s lying around doing nothing useful. Happy 2016! H/t to golf charlie for…

Meteorological Year (December to November) Global Temperature Product Comparison through 2015

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale It should come as no surprise that surface temperature products are showing record highs for the meteorological year of December 2014 to November 2015 and…

Filling in the sparse Arctic weather data

From RESEARCH ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS Optimized arctic observations for improving weather forecast in the northern sea route The current reduction in Arctic sea-ice extent causes unpredictable weather phenomena…