CEEMD and Sunspots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been investigating the use of the “complete ensemble empirical mode decomposition” (CEEMD) analysis method, which I discussed in a previous post entitled Noise-Assisted Data…

Guardian: Warmer, More Agreeable US Weather Undermining Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is distressed that the agreeable, pleasantly mild weather caused by global warming is undermining efforts to motivate ordinary people to address Climate Change.…

Columbia University begrudgingly admits the benefits of CO2 on crops

From the “what took them so long” department…. Could global warming’s top culprit help crops? Study looks at how carbon dioxide might cut effects of rising heat From THE EARTH…

Palestine Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Back in December of last year I put up a post which said in its entirety: Very short post. I read today that Palestine has been granted…

Vinerism strikes the snowmobiling industry

From the same sort of Dr. David Viner mindset that brought us “Snowfall will be a thing of the past” comes this teary-eyed missive: Snowobiling could be hard hit by…

The "Exxon Climate Papers" show what Exxon and climate science knew and shared

If they withheld or suppressed climate research from the public or shareholders, it is not apparent in these documents. Guest essay by Andy May New York Attorney General Eric T.…

CEI formally objects to climate Witch Hunt from Virgin Islands attorney general

By Andrew Restuccia A lawyer representing the Competitive Enterprise Institute today formally objected to a subpoena from U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker that demands a decade’s worth of internal documents…

Study claims: Ancient tectonic activity was trigger for ice ages

From the MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and the “thank goodness we have plenty of free CO2 in the atmosphere today” department comes this claim: Continental shifting may have acted as…

Hump day hilarity – Democracy poll toll

Josh writes: There is a delightful story in the UK news this week: After Internet users overwhelmingly voted to christen Britain’s new $300 million research ship “Boaty McBoatface” in an online naming poll, a government official suggested the name…

Kevin Trenberth’s Climate Attribution Studies versus Useful Science – Part 1 Hurricane Sandy

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Useful climate science…