New Green Canadian PM criticises DiCaprio's "inflammatory rhetoric" about the Oil Industry

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Newly elected Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, speaking at Davos, has strongly criticised Leonardo DiCaprio’s recent pontification about alleged oil industry greed. Justin Trudeau faces off…

State of the Climate: 10 years after Al Gore declared a 'planetary emergency' – top 10 reasons Gore was wrong

As I pointed out a couple of weeks ago, ten years ago today, Al Gore said we had only a decade left to save the planet from global warming. But…

Flooding And Planning: We Don't Need To Live Near Rivers Anymore

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Petula Clark sang, “Don’t sleep in the subway, darling. Don’t stand in the pouring rain.” More helpful advice would urge, “Don’t live in the floodplain,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #213

The Week That Was: 2016-01-23 (January 23, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Robert M. Carter, RIP: A splendid fellow and a great…

Britain Embracing Electric Cars

Guest essay by Eric Worrall British sales of Electric and Hybrid cars have surged in the last year. But there might be more than green conscience driving the rise in…

If it is Hot, it is Climate, if it is Cold, its Climate

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Remember all the recent press about the mild winter, how the bears were waking up early, flowers blooming in December, all a sign of the…

WUWT Sea Ice Page – updated for 2016

Of the many reference pages we offer on WUWT about weather and climate data, the WUWT Sea Ice Page is the most popular of all, and it is the most…

Amazing time-lapse of #blizzard2016

From NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation office via William Putnam – The NASA GEOS-5 atmospheric data assimilation system follows an historic winter storm as it approaches the mid-Atlantic this weekend…

THE BLOB Seems to Be Disappearing at the Surface – But Will It Reemerge?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Sad to say, I suspect it may reemerge at the surface…maybe not as strong as in the past, but I don’t think it’s going to…

Saturday Silliness – wind turbine photo of the year

From the “fire and ice” department, Craig Kelly writes on Facebook The entire rationale for wind turbines is to stop global warming by reducing the amount of CO2 being returned…

2015 Global Temp, Or How Some Scientists Deliberately Mistook Weather For Climate

From the Global Warming Policy Forum, 22 January 2016 The data for the global temperature of 2015 is in, and its a shattering record. It is claimed that global warming…

If the UK were to try and achieve COP21 ideas – hold on to your hats!

Guest essay by Philip Foster COP21 Paris climate conference urged that all home heating should move away from gas to be all electric. In the UK the Climate Change Act…

Yet another prediction of doom over Greenland ice melt and the AMOC that we can ignore

From the “fresh melt water will disrupt the planet” department, except that this ongoing alarm has already been debunked by NASA, see: NASA refutes Mann and Rahmstorf – Finds Atlantic ‘Conveyor…

82 million to see at least inch of snow in East Coast Blizzard: What does history say?

Before pundits and poor scientists begin pronouncing the expected east coast winter “storm of the century” to be a direct product of global warming/climate change/climate disruption, one might take a…

Friday funny – Probable cause

Josh writes: Where does one start with a topic like “The Hottest Year Evah”? Probably with a climate expert – happily we have one right here (as well as here, of course).…

Discovery: Technological Global Warming Killed all the Aliens

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Discovery has a theory as to why we haven’t discovered evidence of intelligent alien civilisations; According to Discovery, the handful of planets which have just…

The ‘Karlization’ of Earth’s Temperature

Guest essay by Rud Istvan WUWT readers will be familiar with the Karl et. al. pause buster paper Bob Tisdale has extensively critiqued, concerning which the NOAA administrator committed contempt…

"Thorough, not thoroughly fabricated: The truth about global temperature data"… Well, not *thoroughly* fabricated.

Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from here. If you can set aside the smug, snide remarks of the author, this article does a fairly good job in…

Another impartial look at global warming…

Guest essay by M.S.Hodgart (Visiting Reader Surrey Space Centre University of Surrey)   A feature of the politicised debate – if such it may be called – over AGW (anthropogenic…

Failed Math: In 1997, NOAA claimed that the Earth was 3.83 degrees warmer than today

Steve McIntyre always told us to “watch the pea under the thimble” when it comes to climate change pronouncements, this is one of those cases. Yesterday, to much media fanfare,…

Horrible new threat from global warming – fewer pearl necklaces (or not)

From the CO2 solubility curve and the Captain Obvious department comes this press release that leaves us wondering if this isn’t just lip service to justify a grant: How ocean acidification…

Gosh, a new model based study 'puts temperature increases caused by CO2 emissions on the map'

From the “linear thinking doesn’t follow reality” department, comes this stunning revelation that sounds pretty much just like every other press release about climate we’ve ever read. Plus, they’ve got…

Davos: Climate Not the "Top Concern" of Business Leaders

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Once again global business leaders at Davos have gone off narrative, by failing to identify “climate change” as their number one priority; instead voicing concerns…

GISS and NOAA to Announce 2015 “Record High” Global Temperatures in Joint Media Teleconference Today

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale SEE UPDATE 1 AT END OF POST: I’ve provided a link to the slides from the teleconference and updated monthly and annual graphs. # #…