Former Apartheid Spy Appointed to Head UN Climate Change Effort

From the You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up Department. [update, yeah the headline is inaccurate, it is simply reflecting the original story headline from BIGGOVERNMENT.com ~ ctm] Former Apartheid…

Grasping at Straws

If you try really really hard to ask questions a certain way, then you’ll get the answers you want. ~ charles the moderator Scientists misread data on global warming controversy…

The Final Straw

Guest post by Steven Mosher In Climategate: The Crutape letters we tried to avoid accusing Professor Jones of CRU and UEA of outright fraud. Instead, based on the record found…

Contribution of USHCN and GISS bias in long-term temperature records for a well-sited rural weather station

Guest post by David W. Schnare, Esq. Ph.D. When Phil Jones suggested that if folks didn’t like his surface temperature reconstructions, then perhaps they should do their own, he was…

CTM is Contacted by the Norfolk Constabulary and Responds

by charles the moderator I received the following this morning, Dear Mr Rotter I am part of the enquiry team who are investigating the theft of data from the UEA…

Climategate Analysis From SPPI

by John P. Costella | January 18, 2010 From SPPI INTRODUCTORY ESSAY Why Climategate is so distressing to scientists by John P. Costella | December 10, 2009 The most difficult…

Climategate—The CTM story

by charles the moderator Many of you know me by my sometimes flippant moderation comments here.  Sometimes concern is expressed over my anonymity since Anthony occasionally berates some who comment…

More carbon is sequestered by echinoderms than previously thought.

Much more carbon is sequestered by echinoderms than previously thought. From Nature News Published online 7 January 2010 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2009.1041 Matt Kaplan Echinoderms are responsible for storing a…

Wacky Geo-ingineering Ideas to Save Our Planet

Reprinted from totallytopten.com Top 10: Wacky Geo-ingineering Ideas to Save Our Planet On 12.29.09,  by wmmattler The solution to climate change lies not in the hands of politicians, but some…

LED Stoplights Failing in Winter

LED Lights Don’t Melt Snow on Traffic Lights, Hiding Signals From Drivers By ELISABETH LEAMY and VANESSA WEBER Jan. 8, 2010 From ABC News A huge swath of the country…

Global Lower Tropospheric Temperature Report: December 2009 And For The Year 2009

Reposted from Roger Pielke Sr.’s Blog January 8, 2010 The December 2009 and year 2009 University of Alabama at Huntsville lower tropospheric MSU temperature data is available. Thanks to Phillip…

Peer-to-Peer Review: How ‘Climategate’ Marks the Maturing of a New Science Movement, Part I

Posted by Patrick Courrielche Jan 8th 2010 at bigjournalism.com How a tiny blog and a collective of climate enthusiasts broke the biggest story in the history of global warming science…

Climategate: Statement from Norfolk Police

Jan 8, 2010 From Bishop Hill This morning I contacted Norfolk Constabulary with a view to finding out if they had yet ascertained whether the breach at the Climatic Research…

Black Hole is Eating Our Galaxy Slower Than Previously Thought

From Daily Tech Jason Mick (Blog) – January 6, 2010 4:50 PM The Milky Way’s black hole is causing a mess, but isn’t gobbling matter as fast as was thought…

High fire danger in South Australia as temperatures soar

From news.com/au/adelaidenow JOANNA VAUGHAN, ADELAIDENOW REPORTER January 08, 2010 09:40am THE temperatures has hit 40.8C in Adelaide today – and it will be even hotter than expected on the weekend…

Climategate: Here Comes Courage!

(Is climate catastrophism losing its ‘politically correct’ grip?) by Robert Bradley Jr. from masterresource.org January 4, 2010 The times are changing in the wake of Climategate. And more is to…

Colliding Auroras Produce an Explosion of Light

From NASA Colliding Auroras Produce an Explosion of Light 12.17.09 This three frame animation of THEMIS/ASI images shows auroras colliding on Feb. 29, 2008. Credit: Toshi Nishimura/UCLA › Larger Image…

Carbon Dioxide Storage in East Coast U.S. Rocks

From Science Daily Scientists Target East Coast U.S. Rocks for Carbon Dioxide Storage ScienceDaily (Jan. 5, 2010) — Scientists say buried volcanic rocks along the heavily populated coasts of New…

Tax Support of Approved Climate News

Steve Janke: Empowering tax-supported local media to peddle ‘approved’ climate news Posted: January 06, 2010, 1:15 PM by NP Editor From The National Post Internews is an organization devoted to…

CRU 3b – Urban Warm Bias in GHCN

Reposted from The Air Vent Posted by Jeff Id on January 5, 2010 So I’ve learned a great deal playing around with the GHCN data, I think this is a…

Galactic GPS from Nature's Clocks

From NASA Nature’s Most Precise Clocks May Make “Galactic GPS” Possible 01.05.10 Pulsars slow down their rotation as they age and eventually cease their characteristic emissions. That can change if…

Cold Killing Iguanas

Extended cold could kill invasive iguanas Dropping temperatures slow down lizards Photo credit Bjørn Christian Tørrissen This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Official license From Sunsentinel.com With this…

Climategate: Michael Mann's very unhappy New Year

By James Delingpole Read original story here with comments. As I said yesterday, one of our jobs this year is to wipe the complacent smiles off the smug faces of…

Stat Model Predicts Flat Temperatures Through 2050

Doug L. Hoffman The Resilient Earth Friday, Dec 18th, 2009 While climate skeptics have gleefully pointed to the past decade’s lack of temperature rise as proof that global warming is…