California Wildfires Excuse: Climate change is the real problem

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Electric Utilities are apparently claiming climate change is the real culprit, in response to accusations that their downed power lines triggered recent deadly California wildfires. Best Shot a Utility Has Against Fire Costs May Be Climate Change By Mark Chediak 23 February 2018, 11:05 GMT+10 Across America, utility executives are…

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Curve fitting and the number of parameters

Guest essay by Antero Ollila I have written blogs here in WUWT and represented some models of mine, which describe certain physical relationships of climate change. Every time I have received comments that if there is more than one parameter in my model, it has about no value, because using more than four parameters, any…

Black Holes: Monsters in Space (Artist's Concept). Public domain image originally created by NASA

Weird: Some black holes erase your past

From the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – BERKELEY Einstein’s equations allow a non-determinist future inside some black holes In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for all time and all space. But a UC Berkeley mathematician has found some…

The Coming Polar Bear Battle In Toronto

From Dr. Benny Peiser GWPF details on the upcoming battle. Coming next Tuesday to Toronto’s swanky Yorkville district, it’s the 2018 Polar Bear Showdown, an international display of conflicting views on the state of polar-bear science. At one corner in Yorkville, in the ballroom of the upmarket Four Seasons Hotel, Polar Bears International (PBI) will stage a grand, $15,000-a-table gala to raise funds to protect…