G20 “Kowtows” to President Trump Over Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t James Delingpole / Breitbart – Climate Home News claims to have seen a draft G20 communique which omits mention of climate change or the…

Sea level rise: what’s the worst case?

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. by Judith Curry Draft of article to be submitted for journal publication. Well, I hope you are not overdosing on the issue of sea…

Knowledge, Ignorance and Climate Change

By Dr. Tilak K. Doshi N. Angel Pinillos, professor of philosophy at Arizona State University, opines in the New York Times about “what philosophy tells us about climate change sceptics”.…

#Climategate continues – Mann tries to get ahead of his legal problem, releases his own version of emails

Press Release November 30, 2018 On January 6th, 2011, the University of Virginia was asked to disgorge the emails of Dr. Michael Mann that were associated with his work on global…

Friday Funny

  Josh nails it as always. And don’t forget to check out the Cartoons by Josh 2019 Calendar! Buy yours today. ctm commands you.

Long Term Temperature Records Contradict GISS Temperature Record

I think I see some issues with this, but I had some preliminary vetting done to clear it for posting.  Would love to see Mosh’s take~ctm By Mark Fife, I…

U.S. Climate Resilience Tool Kit: Greenland Stays Frozen in 2100… Even Under RCP8.5

Guest DIY by David Middleton It looks like at least some of this money was well-spent. I stumbled across something very useful yesterday on Climate-Dot-Gov’s U.S. Climate Resilience Tool Kit…

Climate refugee cod

Even more it’s worse than we thought~ctm From Eurekalert High probability for loss of breeding grounds if temperature increases by more than 1.5 degrees Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for…

Climate change poses significant threat to nutritional benefits of oysters

From Eurekalert: (no comment ~ctm) University of Plymouth The nutritional qualities of shellfish could be significantly reduced by future ocean acidification and warming, a new study suggests. Research has previously…

Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

From The Herald Scotland 28th November Exclusive by Sandra Dick The green energy sector in Scotland has grown rapidly in recent years. Scotland faces being plunged into darkness for days,…

Global warming increases the risk of an extinction domino effect

From Eurekalert European Commission Joint Research Centre The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to a…

Earth’s polar regions communicate via oceanic ‘postcards,’ atmospheric ‘text messages’

From Eurekalert Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have documented a two-part climatic connection between the North Atlantic Ocean and Antarctica, a fast atmospheric channel and a much slower…

A rebuttal to the ‘climate change timeline’ meme

You may remember that bit of climate ugliness from yesterday, a “timeline” covered at WUWT here. Not to be outdone, Dr. Roy W. Spencer writes on Facebook: I saw a global…

Research From Latest US Climate Report Tied to 2 Major Democratic Donors

From The Daily Signal Michael Bastasch / @MikeBastasch / November 26, 2018 / Michael Bastasch @MikeBastasch Michael Bastasch is a reporter for The Daily Caller News Foundation. It’s been repeated…

EXAMPLES OF HOW AND WHY THE USE OF A “CLIMATE MODEL MEAN” AND THE USE OF ANOMALIES CAN BE MISLEADING

THE POST HAS BEEN UPDATED.  SEE THE UPDATE AT THE END OF THE POST: Alternate Title: An Average of Climate Models, Which Individually Give Wrong Answers, Cannot, By Averaging Them,…

Brazil Cancels Major UN Climate Conference, Cites Cost Savings

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The new Brazilian Bolsonaro Government has notified the United Nations they no longer want to host next year’s United Nations global summit meeting on climate…

Six feet under, a new approach to global warming

From Eurekalert Public Release: 26-Nov-2018 WSU researcher sees how deep soil can hold much of the Earth’s carbon Washington State University VANCOUVER, Wash. -A Washington State University researcher has found that…

An Assessment of the 4th National Climate Assessment

By Andy May The U.S. Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) Volume II is out and generating a lot of discussion. Volume II, Impacts Risks and Adaptation in the United States to climate…

Why this new meme on social media is not just wrong, but belittling

By Donna Laframboise, from her Facebook page This photo is making the rounds at the moment. People I love and admire have posted it. Good people. Kind people. So I’m going…

Failed Oregon Solar Equipment Plant Leaves Behind Millions in Taxpayer Losses

From The Heartland Institute November 26, 2018 By Bonner R. Cohen A multi-year effort by federal, state, and local agencies to prop up an Oregon solar-panel manufacturer has ended in…

Earth Is Sucking Down Way More Water Than We Thought, And No One’s Sure Where It’s Going

From Science Alert WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS 25 NOV 2018 Slow-motion collisions of tectonic plates under the ocean drag about three times more water down into the deep Earth…

“Green v black: Power struggle across Asean”

By Tilak K Doshi (https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/australianz/power-struggle ) Once again, the outlook through 2040 for rapid coal power capacity growth in Southeast Asia, next only to India in incremental global capacity (https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/11/15/iea-global-coal-demand-bounced-back-in-2017/…

Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2019

Josh writes: It’s here! I now have the beautifully printed Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2019 – a great Christmas present for yourself, for your nearest and dearest or for that…

Having Fun With the Fourth National Climate Assessment Report

Guest context by David Middleton The headlines… What’s actually in the report Volume I of NCA4 (Climate Science Special Report) features this nifty image of projected global temperatures (°F) for several…