Amid a warming planet, snow falls in Southern Morocco – first time in 50 years

After several decades of extremely dry weather, residents in southern regions of Morocco finally woke up this morning to an unusual snowfall that currently impacted Ouarzazate, Taroudant and even Zagora,…

NASA confirms left for dead "zombie satellite" as being alive

The identity of the satellite re-discovered on Jan. 20, 2018, has been confirmed as NASA’s IMAGE satellite. After an amateur astronomer recorded observations of a satellite in high Earth orbit…

Chinese researchers claim they discovered a 500 year solar cycle that may affect climate

This new paper has done some interesting analysis, similar to what we’ve seen done here on WUWT by Willis Eschenbach. It will be interesting to see what he and our…

Whoa! Scientific American excoriates Bill Nye

This was unexpected. Alarmists are starting to eat their own over Trump. From “Scientific American”, a once great magazine. Bill Nye Does Not Speak for Us and He Does Not…

Trump Gave The First SOTU In 8 Years To Not Mention ‘Global Warming’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH While President Donald Trump touted policies to make the U.S. into an energy superpower, his first State of the Union (SOTU) address to Congress left out a…

The UN Wants Your Input, Providing You Support Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The UN appears to be worried they are becoming detached from the real world, so they have created a climate “safe space” for enthusiasts to…

Claim: Bangkok Brothels Causing the Thai Capital to Sink

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Illegal pumping of raw groundwater for soapy massages blamed for subsidence. SINKING FEELING Bangkok could be partly submerged by 2030 because ‘soapy massage’ brothels are…

Claim: global warming causes shrinking beetles

From the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the “honey it shrunk the bugs” department, where correlation must be causation. Really, what else could it be but global warming? This reminds me…

Greenland Getting Colder: But Please Keep Believing in Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fifteen years of satellite measurements have unexpectedly shown that parts of Greenland are getting colder. But the scientists who produced these results urge people to…

Recycled science: Reflective surfaces alleviate heatwaves

From ETH ZURICH and the “obvious science” department comes this study that is little more than a recycle of what is already understood about crops and “shininess”, back in 2009 –…

Former Petroleum Geologist and Retired Astronaut Dr. James Reilly Nominated to Direct U.S. Geological Survey

Guest celebrating by David Middleton Dr. Reilly and I were co-workers at Enserch Exploration in the 1980’s and early 1990’s…   Retired astronaut picked to lead U.S. Geological Survey By…

What are, in fact, the grounds for concern about global warming?

By Javier This is an answer to the Geological Society of London position statement on “Climate Change: evidence from the geological record,” published in November 2010, and the addendum published…

Trump administration yanks funding for "Climate-Related Fellowships"

From the AGU, tales of woe. Prestigious Climate-Related Fellowships Rescinded Reduced program is one of several that usually support climate science postdoctoral research but have eliminated or suspended funding opportunities.…

The Guardian: Environmental Protections in Decline

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian discusses declining environmental protections in Australia, for hydro ready alpine valleys and old growth stands of leafy biofuel, yet somehow ignores the fact…

Why 2017’s “Third Warmest Year on Record” is a Yawner

Guest essay by E. Calvin Beisner The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) press release headline January 18 was blunt: “NOAA: 2017 was 3rd warmest year on record for the globe.” The tagline…

Illustrating the failure of the climate movement – in one graph

People like Bill McKibben of 350.org make a big deal out of the “successes” of carbon divestment, where the 350.org organization bullies convinces some hapless organization to divest from coal…

‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Lunar eclipse to dazzle the USA on Jan. 31

If you live in the western part of North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands, you might set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a lunar…

The power of grant money – on display at James Cook University

This is worth repeating, because it was a very prescient forecast by President Eisenhower when he left office. From his farewell address: Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop,…

Oh No, Not Another Precautionary Principle Article!

Guest essay John Ridgway The precautionary principle has so often been the subject of articles on this website that one is slightly embarrassed to be adding to the pile. Nevertheless,…

LOL! Study PR headline: 'Mammals and birds could have best shot at surviving climate change'

From the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the  “you really need to get out of your office more” department comes this inane press release. Apparently, climate has never changed rapidly before…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #301

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 (SEPP) Skepticism: In an essay titled “Be…

"Atmosphere Cancer" – The Latest Name for Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Business Insider, renowned marketing expert Seth Godin suggested in an interview that “atmosphere cancer” would be a far more engaging term to promote…

Determination of the CO2 doubling global mean temperature from observations

Guest essay by Girma Orssengo, PhD Orssengo at lycos dot com What is the expected global warming if the atmospheric CO2 concentration doubles from 400 to 800 ppm? The answer…

President Trump Reiterates His Demand for a Renegotiated Paris Agreement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Mainstream Media demonstrating their lack of listening skills. President Trump’s Paris U-turn: I’d love to rejoin climate change accord … By Piers Morgan For The…