Ooops! Alarm over 'sinking Islands' premature as sea level falls at Kwajalein Atoll

David Burton writes: Remember this little article by Nils-Axel Mörner, not quite three years ago? The Marshall Islands and their Sea Level Changes He discussed Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall…

Peter Gleick Resigns as President of Pacific Institute … Because of Fakegate?

Guest essay by Joe Bast On Thursday, March 24th, POLITICO announced disgraced climate scientist Peter Gleick has stepped down as president of the Pacific Institute, though he will remain there as…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #220

The Week That Was: 2016-03-26 (March 26, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental…

Air Freighting ice to Antarctica: Your Tax Dollars at Work

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists worried about global warming have embarked on a project to preserve the world’s glacial ice core record, by air freighting selected ice cores to…

Double The Atmospheric CO2? Fuggeddaboutit!

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach On another thread here at WUWT we were discussing the Bern carbon dioxide model used by the IPCC. The Bern Model calculates how fast a…

NASA Relativistic Interstellar Laser Launcher: We could do it NOW, for the cost of the NASA Climate Budget

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An American scientist has made a remarkable conceptual breakthrough, a design for a non nuclear relativistic launcher, capable of accelerating thousands of deep space probes…

Schism on the Left: James Hansen's climatic 'canon' gets fired from a cannon

I never thought the day would come that I’d be reposting something from David Appell. Yet, here I am, in agreement with him. I keep looking over my shoulder for…

An Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates

Date:  March 27, 2016 Subject:  Extreme Weather and Rising Sea Levels From:  Bob Tisdale – Independent Researcher/Climate Change To: United States Presidential Candidates Dear Presidential Candidates: While reading this letter,…

Michael Mann bemoans Lack of Interest in Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Michael Mann, inventor of the climate Hockey Stick, is dismayed that despite the best efforts of Democrat candidates to promote climate issues, nobody seems to…

The Great Southern Whale Slaughter: The Price of the Green Obsession with CO2?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that Japan this year killed more than 300 whales, for “research” purposes. Australia and New Zealand are criticised for not attempting to…

But Is It True? – The Research of Aaron Wildavsky Twenty Years Later

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball In his fascinating 1950 book “Unpopular Essays,” mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote that “Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man…

Shock Discovery: Admitting Climate Uncertainty makes you More Credible

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An opinion piece published in Nature suggests that admitting there are unresolved uncertainties with climate science, improves your credibility with people who don’t already agree…

Empirical Validation of the Exponential Decay for Surplus CO2

Guest essay by Leo Goldstein My new scientific paper Empirical Validation of the Exponential Decay for Surplus CO2 further validates the conclusion that surplus CO2 in the air decays exponentially.…

Climate scientist Shukla investigation deepens

Science Agency Eyes Climate Change Professor’s Use of Millions From Taxpayers 3/23/16 The National Science Foundation’s inspector general appears poised to look into Jagadish Shukla’s management of federal grant money,…

Friday Funny: more upside down data

Steve McIntyre famously determined that Michael Mann was using a paleo proxy data series upside down in a paper. Mann’s response (though not directly because he doesn’t speak with mere…

New AMS survey busts the 97% climate consensus claim

Fully a third don’t agree that man is the primary driver Another survey of 4,092 members of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) from George Mason University (home of Shukla and…

Court Orders Release of White House Climate Documents

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Competitive Enterprise Institute has won a case against the White House, forcing the release of documents pertaining a climate video created by White House…

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.…

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),…

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…

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…

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…

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…

SEC Forces Exxon Climate Disclosure Vote

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that Exxon must allow a shareholder vote, on whether Exxon should include information about specific risks posed…