Confidential: How to Hide the Pause

Guest essay by Iain Aitken Dear Colleagues – As President Trump hints at the withdrawal of our country from the Paris climate accord there has never been a greater threat to the Cause of saving our planet from catastrophic man-made global warming – so now, more than ever, we must be adroit in all dealings…

Impending US Solar Energy Crash?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Financially troubled solar businesses seem to be hitting the headlines a lot these days. Solar Industry Slowdown Catches Up With SolarCity By Mrinalini Krishna | May 5, 2017 — 11:04 AM EDT After nice stretch of sunny weather, the last few months have clouded over for big solar. Declining prices…

Spaceweather protection bill passes the Senate

From the “a single Carrington event can ruin your whole day, er, life” department: WASHINGTON — The Senate unanimously passed a bill May 2 intended to support space weather research and planning to protect critical infrastructure from solar storms. The Senate passed, via unanimous consent, the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act. The bill cleared…

Link to climate forcing by the sun found by the SATIRE (Spectral And Total Irradiance REconstruction)

Our resident solar physicist, Dr. Leif Svalgaard sends word of this paper: ​ Climate responses to SATIRE and SIM-based spectral solar forcing in a 3D atmosphere-ocean coupled GCM Abstract We apply two reconstructed spectral solar forcing scenarios, one SIM (Spectral Irradiance Monitor) based, the other the SATIRE (Spectral And Total Irradiance REconstruction) modeled, as inputs…

Protesters demonstrate climate alarmism is a religion

Last weekend saw the “March for climate”, and I posted a list of some of the zany and crazy protest signs. But, I wasn’t much focusing on the people themselves. One WUWT reader in Oakland, CA snapped this photo showing protesters with their signs, praying (or meditating) to ….who? what? They even had what looked…