Global Temperature Report: January 2017

Tropics cool in January; globe doesn’t Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade January temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.30 C (about 0.54 degrees Fahrenheit) above…

Michael Mann's Climate Rebellion: Scientists are … a Reticent Lot

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Michael Mann, inventor of the infamous climate “Hockey Stick”, has written an article to promote his book, and to promote the idea that scientists are…

Still far more worrisome than global warming: solar coronal mass ejections

Dr. Leif Svalgaard writes advising me of this new paper published Jan. 17. After reading it, I’ll have to say that it isn’t a matter of “if” – it’s a…

A "New" Theory About the Formation of the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Guest post by David Middleton One of the big mysteries in the scientific world is how the ice sheets of Antarctica formed so rapidly about 34 million years ago, at…

Earth's magnetic poles may be poised to flip

Article by Phil Livermore, Associate Professor of geophysics, University of Leeds and Jon Mound, Associate Professor of Geophysics, University of Leeds The Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible…

A friend of WUWT is appointed – then unappointed – to to help choose top administrators at NOAA

From the “heads are now exploding twice as fast” department. President Donald Trump is taking aim at one of the federal government’s main agencies for climate change research – the…