Why does the Antarctic sea ice trend resist decline?

From NSIDC: Antarctic sea ice: an update Antarctic sea ice extent continues to make headlines because it has grown even as much of the globe, and Antarctica itself, is warming. Arctic sea ice, in contrast, is showing a marked decline. Warmer air and ocean waters are bathing both poles, so why does the Antarctic sea…

Uh, oh. Rockefellers Admit Paying For #ExxonKnew Media Coverage

From the “cloak and dagger journalism for hire” department comes this today from EnergyInDepth and Katie Brown, PhD In a stunning admission, Lee Wasserman, Director of the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF), today openly admitted that the Rockefellers are pouring millions of dollars into “media” organizations like InsideClimate News (ICN) and projects at Columbia University School of…

Collapse of the CAGW Delusion: Untenable Past 2020

Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) Guest essay by Dr. Norman Page 1.The Problems with the IPCC – GCM  Climate Forecasting methods. Harrison and Stainforth say in: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/eost2009EO13/pdf “Reductionism argues that deterministic approaches to science and positivist views of causation are the appropriate methodologies for exploring complex, multivariate systems … where the behavior of a complex system can…

James Hansen’s latest doomsday paper falls flat on its face, grounds his ‘flying boulders’

James Hansen, formerly head of NASA GISS published a new study Tuesday March 22nd in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, claiming global warming, sea level rise, and severe storms, could be (paraphrasing) “worse than we thought”. Just a 2°C rise would see the world suffering through massive sea level rise and super storms that would hurl…

The Battle For Free Speech In Science Has Begun

David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman Galileo Galilei was tried in 1633 for spreading the heretical view that the Earth orbits the sun, convicted by the Roman Catholic Inquisition, and remained under house arrest until his death. Today’s inquisitors seek their quarry’s imprisonment and financial ruin. As the scientific case for a climate-change…

Latest opportunistic moneymaker: ‘climate insurance’

Just how does one differentiate weather claims from climate claims? Will the answer always be the standard maxim: “That’s weather, not climate?” Insurance for an uncertain climate INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED SYSTEMS ANALYSIS In December, negotiators at the Paris climate meeting adopted insurance as an instrument to aid climate adaptation. Earlier in the year, the…