Rainfall and El Niño

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In a recent post here on WattsUpWithThat, the claim was made that the El Nino influences rainfall. They showed a correlation between various historical proxies…

The 2016 BP Statistical Review of World Energy

Guest essay by Philip Lloyd, Energy Institute, Cape Peninsula University of Technology The annual Review has just been published. The data is readily downloaded as an Excel spreadsheet. A few minutes…

An Open Letter to the #ExxonKnew #RICO20 Attorneys General about Climate Change

From the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation: Dear Attorneys General, You’re not stupid. Stupid people don’t graduate from law school. Neither are you generally ignorant. You know lots…

Friday Funny: Study claiming psychotic traits linked to conservatism gets reversed–finds liberalism more likely to have those traits

From the friends of Stephan Lewandowsky, and upside-down Mann department Ralph Dave Westfall submits this story: Here’s an interesting example of possibly politicized research findings getting blown out of the…

Claim: Global Warming will Cause Extreme Tropical Population Shifts

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study has just been published which claims a few degrees global warming will cause extreme population migrations in the tropics. But their model…