It's over – 4324 day major hurricane drought ends as Harvey makes landfall at Cat 4

(Edited/updated) From NHC: …EYE OF CATEGORY 4 HARVEY MAKES LANDFALL BETWEEN PORT ARANSAS AND PORT O’CONNOR TEXAS… …CATASTROPHIC FLOODING EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL AND STORM SURGE.. DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK —————————— At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Harvey was located near latitude 28.0 North, longitude 97.0 West. Harvey has just…

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Ecojustice – Competition Bureau Inquiry The Competition Bureau has discontinued the inquiry into Friends of Science Society that Ecojustice publicly called for on Dec. 3, 2015.

Just received this.  Nice comprehensive piece.  ~ctm [UPDATE 11:18 PM PDT] VIDEO TRANSCRIPT AND RELATED LINKS Some people have requested a transcript of the video. Here it is. Also, just noticed that Ecojustice has posted the following: https://www.ecojustice.ca/competition-bureau-drops-climate-denier-investigation/ VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Michelle Stirling for Friends of Science Society. Perhaps you recall a couple of…

Hurricane Harvey: likely to be the next "Katrina" and "Sandy" for climate alarmists

First, here’s what is going on: Hurricane Harvey Advisory Number 21 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092017 1000 AM CDT Fri Aug 25 2017 …OUTER RAINBAND FROM HARVEY SWIPING THE LOWER AND MIDDLE TEXAS COASTS… …CATASTROPHIC FLOODING EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS…   SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…26.7N…

3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths – and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry

From The Telegraph Sarah Knapton, Science Editor 24 August 2017 • 7:00pm A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today. The tablet, known as Plimpton 332, was discovered in the early 1900s…

So What Happened to the Journalism?

 John Ridgway “Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation.” Edward R. Murrow Back in 2013 the UK’s Parliamentary Science and Technology Select Committee could be found holding an enquiry into the communication of climate science. Now, I admit I’m a little late in bringing this to your attention, but topicality is not my…

The 'Climate Change: Believe It Or Else' Prize from @AGU

This essay is from the Real Climatologists blog, by Dr. Duane Thresher.  I strongly recommend their About Us page. HT/Science or Fiction August 21, 2017 The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has lots of prizes; they are very fond of congratulating themselves. One of these is the Climate Communication Prize, which is in recognition for the…