March 2017 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

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

The Shame of Chinese Coal

I note much discussion around a recent WUWT post entitled “China: USA is “Selfish” for Wanting to Burn Coal“. It featured the Chinese telling us that we are “selfish” to…

A newcomer’s first opinion of Michael Mann in the context of science discourse

Bill Stoltzfus leaves this comment on the post Hump Day Hilarity: Mann-o-War at the House Climate Science Hearing I thought it was worth elevating for the general readership. Bill Stoltzfus…

Current Weak Solar Cycle Could Reduce Global Temperatures By Half A Degree

From ​the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Sun’s impact on climate change quantified for first time For the first time, model calculations show a plausible way that fluctuations in solar activity…

Friday Funny: praying polar bear caption contest

A Canadian photographer was stunned when she went back through the photos she snapped of a polar bear in her backyard to find it praying in front of a cross.…

Heartland Institute Tries to Influence K-12 Teachers… Journalist Calls for Them to Be Burned at the Stake!!!

Guest post by David Middleton OK… My “burned at the stake” comment was mostly sarcastic hyperbole… But the author of this CSM article really deserves a heaping dose of sarcastic…

A ground-breaking new paper putting climate models to the test yields an unexpected result – steps and pauses in the climate signal

A ground-breaking new paper has recently been published  in Earth System Dynamics that really turns the idea of direct linear warming of the atmosphere on it’s ear, suggesting a “store…

Inconvenient finding: Melting sea ice may lead to more life in the sea

From the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK and the “I can hear sea ice fanatic heads exploding already” department comes this bit of good news. Melting sea ice may lead to more…

“Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’”

Guest post by David Middleton A supervisor at the Energy Department’s international climate office told staff this week not to use the phrases “climate change,” “emissions reduction” or “Paris Agreement”…

Climate craziness of the week: Apparently, crime DOES pay when it comes to carbon footprints

From the “Who freaking cares about the carbon footprint of criminals?” department comes this inane study that only a fully invested warmist could give a rats posterior about. With statements…

What NPR Misses About Energy Jobs In America

Guest post by David Middleton In 2008, candidate Barack Obama ran an ad with this opening line: “The hands that built this nation can build a new economy. The hands…

China: USA is “Selfish” for Wanting to Burn Coal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, has just called the USA “selfish” for wanting to remain economically competitive. Trump must be urged to…

Reflections on Mark Steyn’s ‘A Disgrace to the Profession’ about Dr. Michael Mann

Given what happened today in live testimony before the House Science Commiittee where Dr. Mann was testifying, this review seems germane and timely. Guest essay by Rick Wallace Mark Steyn’s…

Arctic Researcher: The Donald Ate My Homework

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Arctic Scientist Victoria Herrmann is complaining Donald Trump’s website reengineering has removed links to work she cited. My question – why didn’t she make her…

Hump Day Hilarity: Mann-o-War at the House Climate Science Hearing

Josh writes: On this historic Brexit day the fun has not been confined to this continent. Over in the US they have had a ‘hearing’ on Climate Science with three…

Oh, please: ‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water

From the UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, and the “department of creative doom labels” comes this fine example of Tabloid Climatology™ that is totally busted, if you just check a little history.…

Recent Sea-Level Change at Major Cities

Guest essay by Rich Taylor Abstract Human population is becoming increasingly urban, and most of the world’s largest and fastest-growing cities border tidewater. This note presents charts of annual-value (AV)…

More wailing over Trump’s killing Obama’s overreaching climate regs – this time the doctors weigh in

From the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS and the “how do people survive the climate change when they move from New York to Miami?” department, comes this warning that has all these…

Acoustic Ecology: What the Snapping Shrimp can Tell Us about Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new project is enlisting artists to listen to sound tracks of acoustic monitors in reefs and other ecological locations, so they can raise the…

Breaking Hockey Sticks: Antarctic Ice Core Edition

Guest post by David Middleton Graphic: The relentless rise of carbon dioxide Ancient air bubbles trapped in ice enable us to step back in time and see what Earth’s atmosphere,…

And, the wailing begins over Trump killing Obama’s overreaching climate regs

From SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY and the “department of lost funding” comes this gloomy prediction. Trump Action on Clean Power Plan threatens air quality, health, and economic benefits The Trump Administration is…

New climate skeptic book will set the record straight

CLIMATE CHANGE: THE FACTS 2017 is to be published in June 2017. I’m happy to say that I’m an author of a chapter. This work is dedicated to the late…

Trump to sign “energy independence” executive order today, killing Obama climate regs

President Donald Trump will issue a sweeping “energy independence” executive order today to dismantle signature global warming policies put in place by the Obama administration. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator…

Florida: The Sun State with Hardly Any Household Solar

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian has published a revealing piece about how Florida has low household solar penetration compared to some Northern states, because households can’t sell their…