Bill McKibben Despairs at the failure of Shareholder Climate Activism

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Prominent climate activist Bill McKibben is unhappy that fund managers seem to be putting profits ahead of action to curb climate change. Let’s give up…

The morality of METI – should we broadcast to let aliens know "we're here" ?

Dr. Leif Svalgaard advises us of this paper via email. Apparently some people want to ring the “cosmic dinner bell” by broadcasting powerful radio transmissions to get the attention of possible…

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…

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…

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…

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…