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…

Rural Mass Migration to Cities: Must be Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Remember history lessons about the Industrial Revolution – about how the rise of city based factory jobs, and more efficient farming practices, caused mass migration…

Climate science appears to be obsessively focused on modeling – Billions of research dollars are being spent in this single minded process

Climate Modeling Dominates Climate Science By PATRICK J. MICHAELS and David E. Wojick What we did We found two pairs of surprising statistics. To do this we first searched the…

A rough guide to spotting bad climate science

Guest essay by John Davies * Being able to evaluate the evidence behind any scientific claim is important. Being able to recognize bad science reporting or faults in scientific studies is…

Earthshine project reports on Earth's reflectance over the last 16 years

In the early days of WUWT, I reported on this project here: Earth’s Albedo Tells an Interesting Story Now data has been release in a new paper. From the INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA…

Another geoengineering scheme plans to use planes and ships to cool the planet

From the UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN FINLAND, and the unexpected consequence of Geoengineering Department, comes this thesis from a grad student: Atmospheric aerosols can significantly cool down climate It is possible…

Greens Panic at Evidence of Polar Bear Climate Adaptability

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The discovery of a rare wild Grolar bear, a fertile Grizzly / Polar bear hybrid, is being treated as a terrifying sign of global warming…

Claim: GMO Crops are good for Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new schism appears to be opening in the green movement, comparable to the divisions over the climate benefits of nuclear power, about whether GM…

Uh, oh: House Committee Scrutinizes Motive of “Green 20” Attorneys General

Washington, D.C. –  Today, 13 Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans sent letters to 17 state attorneys general and eight environmental activist organizations. The letters request documents related to the groups’ coordinated…

The Coral Bleaching Debate: Is Bleaching the Legacy of a Marvelous Adaptation Mechanism or A Prelude to Extirpation?

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 A Warm Evolutionary…

Ingenious or Misleading Rationale for the "Pause"?

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein “A glass of ice water in a hot place is certainly warming,” said the confident questioner, “despite the thermometer ‘pausing’ at freeing until most of…

Britain joins the shift from coal, taking us away from the climate nightmare

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Burning coal contributes to pollution (many kinds) and is a major driver of anthropogenic climate change. Last month we looked at…

Full page ad in NYT today slams Attorneys General climate witch hunt

Today, CEI sponsored a full-page advertisement in The New York Times highlighting abusive efforts by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker, and a coalition…

UEA Offers to Sell Faked Graduation Photographs to Students

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The University of East Anglia, home of the infamous Climatic Research Unit, has offered to photoshop images of graduate students throwing their mortar board hats…

Kaiser Permanente Health Consortium Commits an Unspecified Budget to Combat CO2 Emissions

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Good news for the 9.6 million clients of Kaiser Permanente Health Consortium; They have just committed to spending an unknown amount of your health premiums,…

Global Sea-level Rise: Faster than Ever?

by Charles Clough In yet another instance of the media jumping on the climate alarmist bandwagon, The New York Times this past February boldly headlined “Seas Are Rising at Fastest…

Shukla's Emails Tell a Very Different Story About How NY AG’s RICO Campaign Started Off

From Energy In Depth (h/t to Matt Dempsey) A new batch of emails, released late Friday afternoon, pulls back the curtain further on the level of collusion and coordination between…

NSIDC resumes sea ice plots with provisional data

Daily sea ice extent updates resume with provisional data NSIDC has obtained data from the DMSP F-18 satellite and is in the process of intercalibrating the F-18 data with F-17…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #226

Note: late this week due to an email delivery problem. The Week That Was: 2016-05-14 (May 14, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project…

The correlation between global population and global CO2

Guest  essay by Roger Graves Predictions of atmospheric CO2 levels at some future time are commonly made, usually with the object of assuring us that beyond a certain point our planet…

Colonialism, Racism and the Climate Movement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If climate change is predicted to hit “poor people” worse than “rich people”, then why aren’t green efforts focussed on helping poor people overcome their…

Ocean bacteria are programmed to alter climate gases

CORVALLIS, Ore. – SAR11, the most abundant plankton in the world’s oceans, are pumping out massive amounts of two sulfur gases that play important roles in the Earth’s atmosphere, researchers…

"Five Pacific islands vanish from sight as sea levels rise." Part Deux: The Erosion Strikes Back

Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from USGS. As promised, here is the sequel to “Five Pacific islands vanish from sight as sea levels rise.”  The thoroughly ridiculous…