Laughable Claim: Antarctic snowfall accumulation won’t save us from sea level rise because weather patterns were different 10,000 years ago

From the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON comes this desperate piece from Eric Steig of RealClimate and the “Antarctica is warming but now busted” department. Via Eurekalert: Will more snow over Antarctica offset rising seas? Don’t count on it  Many factors related to warming will conspire to raise the planet’s oceans over coming decades — thermal expansion…

Aussie Climate Professor: “Governments may need extraordinary emergency powers”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Yet another Aussie academic attack on Democracy, Mark Diesendorf, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, UNSW, UNSW Australia has demanded wide ranging social changes, a “wartime response” to the climate emergency, including vesting the government with extraordinary powers in order to overcome resistance from “vested interests”. …in practice there are several…

Bill Nye, Celebrity from “Dancing With the Stars”, Attempts to Make Global Warming a Focal Point for the U.S. Presidential Elections

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale For those not familiar with Dancing With the Stars, it’s a television dance contest that pairs professional dancers with celebrities.  Bill Nye was a celebrity dancer for 2013’s Season 17.  Nye was eliminated in the third round after he and his partner scored the lowest points in the first three rounds.…

Changes to the GISS Land Surface Air Temperature-Based Dataset Have Increased Reported Long-Term Global Warming

No surprise there. But there are also periods when reported shorter-term global warming and global cooling have been decreased. Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post discusses changes to a global surface temperature dataset from the Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS) that is based solely on land-surface air temperature data.  We’re going to compare…