Do the Adjustments to the Global Land+Ocean Surface Temperature Data Always Decrease the Reported Global Warming Rate?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale If you’ve read the first two posts in this series you might already believe you know the answer to the title question.  Those two posts…

Fort McMurray Wildfire – Climate or Incompetence?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The climate vultures are gathering – already attempts are being made to link the out of control Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta, Canada with “climate…

The World Bank Notices the Asian Coal Rush

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian claims that planned expansion of coal power across Asia is pushing the Paris Climate Agreement to the brink of collapse. Plans for coal-fired…

Friday funny – Framing Climate Change

Josh writes: There is a fairly persistent alarmist idea that if only ‘Climate Change’ was properly communicated then everyone would believe all the hype, spin and misinformation and ignore the politicking,…

Expanding tropics pushing high altitude clouds towards poles, NASA study finds

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the “30 year trends don’t mean much if we’ve never observed them before” department comes this interesting study. A new NASA analysis of…

Al Gore tries to make Mother's Day about 'climate hope', asks for money

From the “nothing is sacred when you need to feed the sacred cow” department. This was in my email today. I can just see the cards now: “Dear Mom, I…

Star with different internal driving force than the sun discovered

From the UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN – NIELS BOHR INSTITUTE A star like the Sun has an internal driving in the form of a magnetic field that can be seen on the…

An Analysis of Time of Observation Bias

An evaluation of the use of min/max temps to determine average temps, and a comparison of three observation times. Guest essay by: Robin McMeeking I was an Air Force weather observer…

New study negates the worry over "deaths due to atmospheric pollution"

Walking and cycling are good for health even in cities with higher levels of air pollution From the UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE The health benefits of walking and cycling outweigh the…

UAH V6 Global Temperature Update for April, 2016: +0.71 deg. C

From Dr. Roy Spencer The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for April, 2016 is +0.71 deg. C, down slightly from the March value of +0.73 deg.…

New study outlines how to talk about climate change to increase donations

From the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO and the “follow the money” department, comes this study that shows activist groups how to fleece more money from the public. How…

European Union Scraps Biofuel Targets

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Roger Helmer MEP – The European Union has scrapped post 2020 biofuel targets, thanks to pressure from green groups concerned about environmental damage. Green…

Science as agitprop: “Climate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans”

By Larry Kummer of the Fabius Maximus website Summary:  The public policy debate about climate science shows the dysfunctional nature of the US media. It’s one reason why making effective…

Claim: Skepticism about climate change may be linked to concerns about economy

According to a new study, we are more likely to be skeptical about climate change, if we are worried about paying our living expenses. Skepticism about climate change may be…

Updated: USGS appears to be removing its websites claiming all glaciers will be melted from Glacier National Park by 2030

Update: Glacier Park’s ‘Gone by 2030’ Web Pages are Still Up; They Are Sticking to Their Guns  by Roger I. Roots Yesterday, May 5, 2016, I posted and promoted a story…

Study finds ice isn't being lost from Greenland's interior due to unique process

Unusual process recycles water at the ice-air boundary From the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO Scientists studying data from the top of the Greenland ice sheet have discovered that during winter…

"Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’"

Guest post by David Middleton From The New York Times… Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’ By CORAL DAVENPORT and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, La. — Each morning…

Claim: climate change to make Middle East 'uninhabitable', spur mass exodus

From MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT and the “where are those other 50 million climate refugees predicted years ago?” department. Ooops, they were disappeared from the Internet when the claim didn’t pan out. Climate-exodus…

Moving Out

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The last crew member arrived today, and we moved onto the boat. It’s great except for the mosquitoes … and unfortunately, Zika virus is alleged…

A New Green Low: "The mass killings in 1965 live on in global emissions from forced forest fires"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall What is the difference between killing a million people, and burning down a few trees? Maybe not a lot, according to Oscar Nominated Film Director…

The Climate Hustle Movie Packs ‘em in

Craig Rucker of CFACT writes: Thank you to everyone who went to the movies Monday night and saw Climate Hustle. Together, we had a huge success. We have only anecdotal evidence…

Mimicking the ingenuity of nature with artificial photosynthesis to create fuels

From the UNIVERSITY OF WÜRZBURG Nature shows how to do it: Photosynthesis is a process used by plants to create energy-rich organic compounds, usually in the form of carbohydrates, and…

Trends in the Revised Sunspot Number Dataset

Guest essay by Jim Goodridge, former California State Climatologist Hidden in the sunspot numbers are long-term trends. See the graph below. Orbiting observatories since 1978 show solar irradiance and sunspot number…

Thriving reef system discovered in the most unlikely of places: the dirty mouth of the Amazon river

Reef system with 10,000 km2 found at the Amazon River mouth Researchers mapped a reef system in the most unlikely area of the Brazilian coast; River plume affects sunlight, pH,…