Claim: Greenland Ice Melt "worse than previously thought"

Guest essay by JohnA Yes, it’s been a while because frankly, it’s difficult for me to keep following eco-Armageddon when I keep falling asleep or doing other stuff like living…

The Tomorrowland Climate Doom Movie: I watched it so you don't have to

Guest review by John A. Spoiler alert: This review will talk about the plot, so if you want to go and see the movie, please don’t read on. Still here?…

The drawn-out Mann lawsuit: Science is not taking a stand for Michael Mann

Guest essay by John A. It has been awhile since we’ve heard anything about the progress of the lawsuit, and so given the current toxic witchhunt against climate skeptics, perhaps…

edX: Explore Statistics with R – starts today

This arrived in my e-mail this morning: Welcome to the course. We have been waiting for this day. You are over 35000 now, and that’s honestly more than we had…

When will we ever stop running out of resources?

This is a shout-out to  Tim Worstall’s latest “Weekend Worstall” column on The Register Limits to Growth is a pile of steaming doggy-doo based on total cobblers The Guardian praised…

Learn R and statistics for free in a MOOC starting September 9

This is a shout-out to those of you who would like to learn more about statistics, inference and probabilities using R, a free, open-source high-level mathematical language. Those who have…

Meanwhile in Guardian-land…

[NOTE: This got lost is the days following Fakegate, as WordPress sometime fails to notify me that Guest posts are in que, so in deference to the author, I’m running…

Post COP 17 – The Road to Nowhere

Guest post by Professor Will Alexander  Roadmaps The key word used during the COP 17 discussions was ‘roadmap’ used by the European Union delegation. The following is a map of…

Pat Frank: The New Science of Climate Change

Guest post by John A. This is a shout-out to a fascinating post by Pat Frank on Jeff Id’s blog on the mysterious changes to climate history coming from James…

Nenana 2011 Ice Classic result

In case you missed it, the official result for 2011 is in: The Tanana River officially broke up on May 4, 2011 at 4:24 PM and here’s the clock Here’s…

The negligent promotion of nuclear panic

It pains me to see large parts of the media still hyperventilating over the very modest amounts of radioactive material coming from the Fukushima Daiichi plant on the east coast…

Steve McIntyre uncovers another hockey stick trick – where are the academic cops?

NOTE: since this is clearly an important finding with far reaching implications, this will be a “top post” at WUWT for the next couple of days. I urge other bloggers…

Earth Hour: a dissent

I thought this essay deserved a wider audience. I have added some paragraphing to aid readability but changed not a word. Reprinted with permission. – John A The whole mentality…

Missing sunspots solved by NASA?

News from NASA that they believe they have solved the mystery of the missing sunspots and why the solar minimum was so prolonged: Researchers Crack the Mystery of the Missing…

The Futility of Wind Power

From Viv Forbes of Australia’s Carbon Sense Coalition comes this new document intended as “a submission to the Australian Senate Enquiry into Wind Farms” on the extraordinary costs of wind…

Terence Kealey: What Does Climategate Say About Science?

John A: This is a provocative essay, and I’ve thought of at least a couple of replies to counter some of the arguments, but I think it deserves a wider…

Montford and Newbery's submission to the BBC's Science Coverage Review

I’ll be honest and say that I’m deeply sceptical that this or any other submission will make much difference, but I admire their tenacity. Andrew Montford ( Bishop Hill )…

President Vaclav Klaus: Climate Control or Freedom?

Guest post by John A. Last night in London, I had the privilege to listen to and meet the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus at a meeting of…

Want to see Solar Cycle 24 develop in realtime? There's an app for that…

Thanks to John A for this noteworthy news item. Ok, this is for iPhone fanboys (and girls) in the main but NASA has just announced a new app for the…

Mann-erisms: Where did we get that idea?

Guest post by John A It’s always a difficult place for me to deal with interviews with Michael Mann, because on previous occasions Mann gets to say ridiculous things and…

A devastating response to "There's nothing to see here, move along"

Guest post by John A The usual armwaving denial that we should not trust our own lying eyes was delivered by a Harvard Professor in the Boston Globe: James McCarthy,…

Ring-a-Round 2: Queens University Belfast v Doug Keenan

WUWT readers may recall that Queens University Belfast is being asked to provide tree ring data and so far has been refusing all but a small portion. Here is an…

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