Friday Funny: Scientific blunders on parade

It isn’t just climate change where we see blunders being made daily,  the mistakes made by some of history’s greatest scientists are often useful, and they learned from them (unlike some…

September 2016 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

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

Inconvenient: Studies find methane and carbon dioxide release is highest in the Arctic during the region’s cold season

From San Diego State University and the “say anything to support the cause” department, comes this press release written by a fellow who obviously does not understand what it means…

Even dumber than the dumbest attack on ExxonMobil evah'

Guest post by David Middleton The Boston-based Conservation Law Foundation filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil on Thursday, arguing that the company is violating several key water regulations at one of…

Scientists say Paris climate accord essentially useless, it's going to get warmer anyway

Scientists: World likely won’t avoid dangerous warming mark by Seth Borenstein (AP) A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to…

'State of Fear' by Michael Crichton Could Be the '1984' of Climate Alarmism

Revived today the best novel on “global warming” could be explosive. Guest essay by Walter Donway I guess that if I discovered “State of Fear” by Michael Crichton eleven years…

Bad timing: Study Claiming Less Rain Published in the Middle of a Flood

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study led by ANU Professor Neville Abram, which claims climate is driving clouds south, resulting in less rain reaching Australia’s Southern Coast, has been…

Earth's obliquity and temperature over the last 20,000 years

Recently, there was a timeline comic from XKCD about the history of Earth’s temperature over the Holocene which got quite a bit of play, due to the fact that it…

Climate Change Fraudsters Go To Jail

Pair was allegedly pocketing the money given by NASA for their startup instead of paying graduate students to do the work From AP and web reports: Professor, Wife Sentenced After…

With solar storm in progress, regional impact forecasts set to begin

According to NASA’s Spaceweather.com, a G1-class geomagnetic storm is ringing Earth’s poles on Sept. 29th as a high-speed (600+ km/s) stream of solar wind continues to buffet our planet’s magnetic field.…

Is NOAA adjusting data to make droughts look worse than they are?

Guest essay by Michael Hove [Please note, new update at the end] In the Spring of 2016, I was updating a North Dakota water resource presentation, which contained a Palmer…

Solar variability and the Earth's climate

Guest essay by Andy May According to Javier and the IPCC, total solar radiation output varies little, less than 0.1%. This is only 0.7 to 1.4 Watts/m2 compared to an…

Trump Names CEI Energy Director as "EPA Transition" Manager

Guest essay by Eric Worrall US Presidential Candidate Donald Trump has signalled a drastic revision of US environmental policy, by nominating high profile climate skeptic Myron Ebell to head his…

Entire state of South Australia has power black out because of flawed climate change energy policy

Governor Brown has California on same “dark ages” renewable energy path as South Australia Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The entire state of South Australia suffered a complete power black…

Uh, oh: Metadata goof fingers Senator Whitehouse in collusion between green groups and Senate Dems. Cover-up follows

From the “you really ought to learn how to use Microsoft Word” department, comes this hilarious boo-boo from a paid green shill lawyer that puts climate conspiracy theorist Senator Sheldon…

Eye roller: Dead whales beached in Chile, climate change suspected

From AFP and the “tabloid climatology” department Dead whales beached in Chile, climate change suspected SANTIAGO, CHILE: Several huge whales have washed up dead over recent months on beaches in northern…

WUWT Awarded Top Science Blog Status, beats RealClimate, NYT, Guardian, HuffPo

Some days life hands you unexpected gifts. Today is one of those days. I got this surprise today in a comment left at WUWT Tips & Notes: My name is…

From the No Schist, Sherlock Files: "Despite climate risks, utilities bet big on natural gas…"

Guest post by David Middleton For the fossil fuel industries, 2016 has been a terrible year. Amid historically low commodity prices and stricter environmental regulations, coal companies went bankrupt, oil…

Another 'Climate Denier' Stomped

A distinguished scientist, Willie Soon, finds his reputation “in play” Guest essay by Walter Donway Just over a year ago, I wrote an article on the “stomping” of Dr. Wei-Hock…

'Intellectual yet idiotic': the sad case of Stephan Lewandowsky

Guest opinion by Drieu Godefridi In a new paper just published with two other authors “The ‘Alice in Wonderland’ mechanics of the rejection of (climate) science: simulating coherence by conspiracism“,…

The Interface of Climate Change Science and Climate Change Policy

Guest essay by PATRICK J. MICHAELS We came across a pair of interesting, but somewhat involved reads this week on the interface of science and science policy when it comes…

NASA: water spewing plumes on Europa?

Last week NASA made an announcement about a Monday press release that would announce “something surprising” they found on Europa. The announcement generated a lot of buzz, but then got…

Inconvenient: Record Arctic Sea Ice Growth In September

History Keeps Proving Prophets Of Eco-Apocalypse Wrong Source data: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/data/ Since hitting its earliest minimum extent since 1997, Arctic sea ice has been expanding at a phenomenal rate. Already it is…

The First Climate Change RICO Lawsuit is Filed by DefyCCC.com Editor

As first reported on WUWT, Leo Goldstein, a mathematician and the editor of DefyCCC.com, is suing multiple corporations and funds under RICO, alleging retaliation against witnesses, tampering with witnesses, bribery,…