Mann's Climate Madhouse Effect

From Mike Mann’s Facebook page: Cover of my new book w/ Tom Toles due out in September, “The ‪#‎MadHouseEffect‬: How Climate Change Denial is Threatening our Planet, Destroying our Politics, and…

Prosecuting climate chaos skeptics with RICO

Al Gore, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat AGs threaten to silence and bankrupt skeptics Guest opinion by Paul Driessen It’s been a rough stretch for Climate Armageddon religionists and totalitarians. Real World…

March was 3rd warmest month in satellite record

From UAH: Global Temperature Report: March 2016 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade March temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.73 C (about 1.31 degrees Fahrenheit)…

Monday Mirthiness – fossil fuels melt glaciers

This is a blast from the past. Were an ad like this to run today, it would cause eco-heads to explode globally, kind of like the ending of “Mars Attacks“.…

LA Times: Car Fuel Economy Standards Don't Reduce CO2

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The LA Times claims that changing land use policies would make more difference to CO2, than vehicle fuel efficiency standards. But their “solution” is to…

Freeze out in Northeast USA – temps in the teens overnight

During the “hottest year ever”, we had this yesterday for the opening day of Baseball in Pittsburgh between the Pirates and the Cardinals: Pittsburgh temps in mid-30s — warming into…

Quicky Early April 2016 ENSO Update: NINO3.4 Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Still at the Threshold of a Strong El Niño

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale NOAA’s weekly sea surface temperature anomalies for the NINO regions (based on the original Reynolds OI.v2 data) are furnished on Mondays. Today’s update for the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #221

The Week That Was: 2016-04-02 (April 2, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy…

"Green" Queensland approves Massive Carmichael Coal Mine

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian Greens are furious that the government of the Australian State of Queensland, which has made a big show of their environmental concern, has just…

How Much Of Global Temperature Increase Is Due To El Niño?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Bob Tisdale wrote an “April Fools” article about the extreme nature of the 1998 El Niño. It was clever and humorous, but also fulfills Shakespeare’s…

New cause of exceptional Greenland melt in July 2012 revealed

From YORK UNIVERSITY and the “weather, not climate” department comes this study that adds to a previous study that suggests the Greenland surface “instamelt” of July 2012 was a short-term event…

Climate Alarmists: Does Climate Make it Immoral to Have Kids?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Guardian, having children is a moral dilemma, if you are concerned about Climate Change. But does the author really believe that the…

Another Diffenbaugh Claim: California drought patterns becoming more common

Noah Diffenbaugh of Stanford is a well-known source of papers claiming alarming things about weather and climate. He churns out a paper about 2-3 times a year, with the typical…

The Size of Icy Reflections

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my continuing wanderings through the regions cryospherical, I find more side roads than main highways. In my last two posts here and here, I discussed the…

UAH Global Temperature for March Down Slightly

UAH V6 Global Temperature Update for March, 2016: +0.73 deg. C by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for March, 2016…

A Solar Power Plant vs. A Natural Gas Power Plant: Capital Cost – Apples to Apples

Guest essay by Philip Dowd Here is a simple example that illustrates why current solar technology will be hard-pressed to replace existing carbon-fired power plants. Let’s suppose that a power…

Carbon Tax Hoaxsters Snare Trump Followers with Fake PR

Of course today is April Fools Day, and all sorts of shenanigans are about. This is why I ran my Friday Funny yesterday, because I didn’t want it taken for…

Oh Noes!!! Sea Level Rise to Double… Again!

Guest post by David Middleton Sea levels could rise far more rapidly than expected in coming decades, according to new research that reveals Antarctica’s vast ice cap is less stable…

February 1998 Global Temperatures Reach Unprecedented Levels

Guest Post The satellite-measured temperature of the lower troposphere—the layer of Earth’s atmosphere that’s closest to the surface—has risen about 0.75 deg C (more than 1.3 deg F) in less…