“Smoking gun” on ice ages revisited

Paleoclimatologists Rock -Two million years of radical climate change is significant. David C. Greene writes: “The smoking gun of the ice ages” is the title of an article in the Dec. 9, 2016 issue of Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The author, David A. Hodel, is listed with…

Collapse of the CAGW Delusion: Untenable Past 2020

Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) Guest essay by Dr. Norman Page 1.The Problems with the IPCC – GCM  Climate Forecasting methods. Harrison and Stainforth say in: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/eost2009EO13/pdf “Reductionism argues that deterministic approaches to science and positivist views of causation are the appropriate methodologies for exploring complex, multivariate systems … where the behavior of a complex system can…

How reliable are the climate models?

Guest essay by Mike Jonas There are dozens of climate models. They have been run many times. The great majority of model runs, from the high-profile UK Met Office’s Barbecue Summer to Roy Spencer’s Epic Fail analysis of the tropical troposphere, have produced global temperature forecasts that later turned out to be too high. Why?…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #180

The Week That Was: 2015-05-16 (May 16, 2015) 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) Science and Scientism: One of the chosen ones for the political witch hunt, Steven Hayward wrote a short essay differentiating between the…

The Icebox Heats Up

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, either it’s a genetic defect or I’m just a glutton for punishment, but I’m going to delve some more into the ice ages. This is a followup to my previous post, Into and Out Of The Icebox. Let me start by looking at the cycles in the insolation and…

The latest hand-wringing “myth-buster” video roundly debunked

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The usual suspects have issued yet another “myth-busting” video in their continuing attempt to flog the dead horse of catastrophic Caucasian-caused climate change (CCCCC). This latest droopy me-too effort is at sciencealert.com.au/features/20142309-26219.html. Here are the main points in bold face. Science-based responses are in Roman face. “Overall, temperatures are increasing”.…

It’s the Sun stupid – The minor significance of CO2

Guest post by Dr. Norman Page 1 The IPCC’s Core Problem The IPCC  – Al Gore based  Anthropogenic Global Warming scare has driven global  Governments’ Climate and Energy Policies since the turn of the century. Hundreds of billions of dollars have been wasted on uneconomic renewable energy  and CO2 emission control schemes based on the notions  that…

Paleoclimate Page

472 Years – CET Extended Graph – Tony Brown – Graph Background 600 Years Arctic Temperature – Overpeck et al. 1997 1,100 Years – Ljungqvist et al 1,100 Years Ljungqvist et al 1,100 Years Kirby Kirkby 2007 1,100 Years – Lamb – IPCC Assessment Report 1 – Graph Background 1,205 Years  – M.L. Khandekar et…

Monckton’s Schenectady showdown

Monckton vanquishes Union College “Greens too yellow to admit they’re really Reds” Guest post by Justin Pulliam THE NEWS that Lord Monckton was to give his “Climate of Freedom” lecture at Union College in Schenectady, New York, had thrown the university’s environmentalists into a turmoil. The campus environmentalists set up a Facebook page announcing a…

Monckton on “pulling Planck out of a hat”

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley My commentary written for Remote Sensing on the empirical determination of climate sensitivity, published by the splendid Anthony Watts some days ago, has aroused a great deal of interest among his multitudes of readers. It is circulating among climate scientists on both sides of the debate. Several of Anthony’s readers…