Polarization may cause climate communication to backfire (so might Tweets from Michael Mann)

From DUKE UNIVERSITY and the department of Mannian screaming and insults, comes this attempt to yet again, find the perfect message to sway climate skeptics. Messages that conflict with audience’s partisan…

Steinhilber 2009

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Someone recommended that I look at the Steinhilber 2009 paper. I did. The data is here. My first-cut graphs are below. Discuss. For the reasons…

Sea of Dreams

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach So I got an email from my mad South Pacific amigo Mike. I wrote about him in The Missing Cashbox and the Nguru Patrol, and…

Weather pattern changes over Greenland may account for melting, storms in Europe

From the UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD and the “weather, not climate department” comes this paper that basically says it has discovered the Greenland Block all over again. See image below, which isn’t…

Hump day hilarity – Told you so!

Josh writes: There’s been a lot of Twittering over an article in Nature Climate Change about the greening of the planet. It might not exactly be ground breaking science, it is after all…

FAIL: Busted Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment

From the “it’s OK, we used other people’s money” department and Andrew Follet at The Daily Caller: Lake Land College recently announced plans to tear down broken wind turbines on…

Ice freeze data from two lakes suggest warming winters since the end of the Little Ice Age

From York University Citizen scientists collected rare ice data, confirm warming since industrial revolution TORONTO, April 26, 2016 – In 1442, Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the…

NASA: Carbon dioxide fertilization greening Earth, study finds

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER – (we covered this in a previous release, but this press release brings new information – Anthony) From a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated…