A Geological Perspective on Lovejoy's 99% Solution

Guest post by David Middleton The hyping of Lovejoy, 2014 (L14) has been almost as unprecedented as his conclusions are unsupported… Lovejoy piles on with the sort of trash talk normally associated with activist bloggers, rather than professional scientific publications… “This study will be a blow to any remaining climate-change deniers,” Lovejoy says. “Their two…

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Comet Lovejoy survives a brush with Sol

From Physorg.com Comet Lovejoy was only discovered a couple of weeks ago. It was supposed to melt as it came so close to the sun that the temperatures would hit several million degrees. But astronomers watching live with NASA telescopes were shocked when a bright spot emerged on the sun’s other side. Lovejoy lived. Here’s…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #316

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Constant, Not Accelerating: On May 16, SEPP Chairman emeritus S. Fred Singer had an essay in the Wall Street Journal explaining why there is little humanity and governments can do to stop the constant rate of sea…

Study: Climate Models Need More Historical Fudge Factors

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The researchers claim adding historical data derived fudge factors to correct the discrepancy between climate models and historical observations, producing a Frankenmodel mix of fudge factors and defective physics, will make climate predictions more reliable. New approach to global-warming projections could make regional estimates more precise Computer models found to…

First impressions from #AGU16 – A Manntastic Madhouse

As many of you know especially those of you who contributed to help get me here, I offer my sincere thanks. I’m covering the AGU Fall convention in San Francisco. The day dawned gray, it’s not an uncommon sight in the city But it soon turned sunny and bright Registration was light this morning. This…

Global warming fails the random natural variation contest

Previously on WUWT, I covered this contest. At that time, Doug J. Keenan stated: There have been many claims of observational evidence for global-warming alarmism. I have argued that all such claims rely on invalid statistical analyses. Some people, though, have asserted that the analyses are valid. Those people assert, in particular, that they can…

Vox's David Roberts: "Consilience" or just plain silliness?

(Featured image borrowed from Amazon.com) Guest post by David Middleton True climate science denier, David Roberts (formerly with Grist) has authored another utterly vapid article for Vox … The 2 key points that climate skeptics miss Updated by David Roberts on December 11, 2015 Arguments between climate skeptics (or whatever the hell we’re calling them now)…