Do you care what ISIS thinks about Global Warming?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The question might seem insane – but in a recent Fox News interview, a Democrat supporter expressed an interest, in finding out what ISIS thinks…

A Warm Period by Any Other Name – The Climatic Optimum

Hypsithermal, Altithermal, Holocene Optimum, Holocene Thermal Maximum, Holocene Megathermal, Anthropogene; Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball There is frustration and reward when an article appears on the same topic of an…

July 2016 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my July projections, as well as last month’s projections for June, to see how well…

Those Promised "Green" Jobs? Sending Construction Workers into a Radioactive Wasteland

Guest essay by Eric Worrall One of the problems with renewables is the enormous amount of space renewable installations require. Gathering low intensity power requires a lot of real-estate. But…

Open Thread Saturday

This week is not exactly a true open thread… I do have one topic that I’d like to discuss. I’m considering doing a weekly radio show with the same name…

The Gray, Gray World of Wolves

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Carl Zimmer of the New York Times gives us this story:  DNA Study Reveals the One and Only Wolf Species in North America. “The…

Claim: Climate model determines future at-risk electrical grid failure areas

From DOE/OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY and the “calculate the uncertainty of chaos” department ORNL-led study analyzes electric grid vulnerabilities in extreme weather areas OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 29, 2016 –…

Claim: Sharknado Might Damage Climate Credibility

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Conversation is worried that climate disaster films like Sharknado might damage the credibility of climate scientists, because sometimes the characters in such movies use…

Claim: Underground Carbon Reservoirs are Stable

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study of naturally occurring CO2 reservoirs has given a boost to carbon capture projects, by concluding mild acidity of CO2 / Carbonic Acid does…

A review of temperature reconstructions

Guest essay by Andy May In previous posts (here and here), I’ve compared historical events to the Alley and Kobashi GISP2 Central Greenland Temperature reconstructions for the past 4,000 years.…

Friday Funny: "cottoning up" to skeptics with high pressure commentary

On Monday, I wrote a very personal piece that describes my personal trials and tribulations over the last 18 months. It was very well received and I had hundreds of…

US Climate Envoy to Fly to Morocco for Pre COP22 Conference

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a US State Department Press Release, the US Climate Envoy is flying to Morocco for a pre-climate conference conference. U.S. Special Envoy for…

Precipitable Water Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post I investigated the mathematical relationship between the amount of total precipitable water vapor (TPW) in the atmosphere, and the clear-sky greenhouse…

Incredibly close lightning strike recorded on slo-mo video

This video from a dashcam was taken July 24th, 2016 in Chicago. The slo-mo of the lightning hitting a pole near the vehicle is one of the most intriguing things…

A possible Triple Climate Whammy for the UK ahead?

Guest opinion by John Hardy (UK) Abraham Hondius “The Frozen Thames” 1677 (during the Maunder minimum) Two separate indicators of climate change suggest that there is a risk of substantial…

Monsoon intensity in India enhanced by heat captured by desert dust from the Middle East

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN comes this interesting study. Like dust from the Sahara enhances tropical storm formation near the Cape Verde Islands, so does dust from the Middle…

Claim: CO2 can be stored underground for 10 times the length needed to avoid climatic impact

From the don’t store it in a fault zone department and the UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE Study of natural-occurring 100,000 year-old CO2 reservoirs shows no significant corroding of ‘cap rock’, suggesting the…

FAIL: Carbon-financed cookstove fails to deliver hoped-for benefits in the field

This is unfortunate that it didn’t work, but perhaps they tried to do too much here, like solve climate change and third-world social household habits all in one. The real…

Former Aussie PM Kevin Rudd for UN Secretary General

Guest Essay by Eric Worrall Hard Left über Green Former Aussie PM Kevin Rudd has asked the Australian Government to support his bid for the job of United Nations Secretary…

Inhofe: Kids are "brainwashed" into Worrying About Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Senator Inhofe, a steadfast climate skeptic, has raised concerns about “brainwashing” of kids to convince them to worry about climate change. In his grandchild’s question…

Claim: $2,840,896.80 to Fly President Obama to Paris COP21

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Judicial Watch, analysis of government documents obtained via a FOIA lawsuit against Homeland Security show that flying President Obama’s party to attend Paris…

Claim: GHG's have us committed to greater than 1.5°C

High chance that current atmospheric GHGs commit to warmings greater than 1.5C over land From the CENTRE FOR ECOLOGY & HYDROLOGY Current levels of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations already commit the…

Naomi Oreskes' Tale of Discovering Corrupt Skeptic Climate Scientists has a Fatal Glitch

Guest post by Russell Cook, blogger at GelbspanFiles.com We all deplore Oreskes for the ridiculousness of her 100% scientific consensus paper and despise her “Merchants of Doubt” book for its…

Climate facts versus climate theories

Guest essay by Andy May Sometimes people ask climate skeptics if they believe in evolution or gravity. They want to ridicule our skepticism by equating man-made climate change to evolution…