Claim: climate feedback is low due to clouds "impeding global warming"

From DOE/LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY Clouds are impeding global warming… for now Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have identified a mechanism that causes low clouds – and their influence on…

October 2016 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

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

Before the Flood of Boredom

Guest essay by Eric Worrall I watched the new Leonardo DiCaprio climate epic so you don’t have to. The following 5 minute summary will save you an hour and a…

Sun quiet again as colder than normal winter approaches

The sun has been completely spotless on 21 days in 2016 and it is currently featuring just one lonely sunspot region. In fact, on June 4th of this year, the…

Watch Global CO2 jump with El Niño over time – then look at the whys

Robbie Andrew from the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo has created an interesting animated graph showing the growth of CO2 in the atmosphere. While it has…

Science Is In Deep Trouble, New Paper Shows

‘Fraudulent research makes it past gatekeepers at even the most prestigious journals’ London 31 October:  A new report published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals the extent to which…

Monday Mirthness – Look away now

Josh writes: From over on the UK side of the pond the 2016 US Presidential election is a bit of a mystery. What should we think? Cartoons by Josh

Claim: Extreme Climatic Events affect butterfly populations – up and down

From the UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA and the department of interchangeable lexicon comes this study that may have merit, except they can’t seem to decide if it is weather or climate…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #246

The Week That Was: 2016-10-29 (October 29, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project…

Negative and Positive Results in Climate Research

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball “Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.” Marston Bates A friend was doing research on a climate topic…

Greens Concerned Vast Federal Land Clearances for Renewable Energy Projects Might Harm Nature

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Some green groups finally seem to be expressing concern that colossal renewable infrastructure projects on federal land, clearing, poisoning and paving over millions of acres…

Billionaire crony corporatist schemes

Financing “green” companies and pressure groups, to get richer off taxpayers and consumers Guest essay by Paul Driessen Shady cash from Vladimir Putin’s Russian energy oligarchs and other rich donors…

Claim: Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the ” sporadic and incomplete measurements, so let’s use an estimate” department. See How Arctic Sea Ice Is Losing Its Bulwark Against Warming Summers Arctic…

Scientists Plead with Greenpeace for Blind, Dying Children

On the battlefield of global warming, too many scientists have done the bidding of Greenpeace Story submitted by Walter Donway The world’s top scientists are upset with Greenpeace, the worldwide…

Biochar: The Sequestration Technology for Carbon Prices above $400 / ton

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If you thought the planned Canadian $50 / ton for carbon will be painful, a study published in Nature explores optimal carbon sequestration technologies at…

Study: Early seafarers likely used El Nino and other climate patterns to explore the Pacific

From the UNIVERSITY OF OREGON Early Pacific seafarers likely latched onto El Nino and other climate patterns Researchers from 3 universities employed computer simulations and climatic data to help them explore…

Friday Funny – Madhouse Mann

Josh writes: Michael Mann has a book out called “The Madhouse Effect” with cartoons by Tom Toles, and which was the subject of a WUWT post back in April. It looks like…

Study: plants found to be sensitive to nighttime temps, bud earlier

From the UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE and the UHI is felt mostly at night department comes this study which may explain some of the early onsets of budding that has been…

Why Surface Wind Measurements in Hurricanes Don't Match Satellite Estimates

Dr. Philip Klotzbach writes via email: Discussion of near impossibility of actually recording strongest winds in a hurricane Brian McNoldy and I wrote a blog for Capital Weather Gang yesterday…

Dr. Neil Frank: Hillary Clinton Is No Hurricane Expert—But I Am

Guest essay by Dr. Neil Frank, former Director, National Hurrricane Center  As former Director of the National Hurricane Center (1974–1987), I was appalled when, in a campaign rally at Miami-Dade…

"Atmospheric Radicalization": The Latest Climate Catchphrase

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Big oil consultant and hardline green Dana Nuccittelli has revealed the latest climate catchphrase which will make us all care: “Atmospheric Radicalization” ‘The atmosphere is…

Report – Global Warming Debate at Rice University: Soon vs. Sass

Guest essay by Charles Battig  “Ronald Sass noted that ‘scientists should agree, not debate,’ a statement puzzling to me. He did agree that we do not yet have enough data. To…

THE BLOB Has Dissipated

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Animation 1 – Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Maps from the CMC Environment Canada (September 17, 2016 and October 27, 2016) The Blob was the name…

Bugs, it's what's for dinner

From the “in a word, no” department and the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY comes this same tired old story we keep hearing from eco-activists tht believe bugs are more “sustainable” than beef.…

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