Changing minds: How do you communicate with climate change skeptics?

Cue Beevis and Butthead sounds~ctm UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers University of Nevada, Las Vegas Warming oceans. Shrinking ice sheets. Intense rainfall events. Rising sea levels. These indicators provide compelling scientific evidence that climate change is happening. But for some, skepticism has crept…

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Demystifying feedback.

Guest post by Nick Stokes, People outside climate science seem drawn to feedback analogies for climate behaviour. Climate scientists sometimes make use of them too, although they are not part of GCMs. But it gets tangled. In fact, all that the feedback talk is usually doing is describing the behaviour of variables that satisfy a…

El Niño and [its] contribution to 21st Century Warming – interview with Dr. Roy Spencer.

Politicians, politicized scientists and activists will have you believe that 100% of 21st century warming is anthropogenic. Dr. Roy Spencer joins Anthony Watts in a podcast interview to explain why they’re wrong. When ranking politicized issues in the 21st century, global warming is surely near the top. Radical environmentalists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to drastically reshape…

Glacier National Park Quietly Removes Its ‘Gone by 2020’ Signs

Glaciers Appear to be Growing, not Melting in Recent Years By Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysander Spooner University May 30, 2019. St. Mary, Montana. Officials at Glacier National Park (GNP) have begun quietly removing and altering signs and government literature which told visitors that the Park’s glaciers were all expected to disappear by…

Holocene Highstand

The Holocene Sea Level Highstand

Guest geological note by David Middleton Most skeptics are familiar with the Warmunist efforts to erase the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age. However, many skeptics may not be aware of efforts to erase another paleoclimatological feature: The Holocene Highstand. What is a highstand? A highstand is one phase of the sea level cycle…