Sea Ice News #10 – September Outlook

By Steven Goddard The Arctic sun has now passed its peak, and is starting its decline towards the horizon over the next 90 days. All four (JAXA NSIDC DMI NORSEX)…

A Climate of Belief

[note, footnote links will only work if you go to original article ~ ctm] Reposted from skeptic.com The following is Patrick Frank’s controversial article challenging data and climate models on…

A New Blacklist

From Roger Pielke Jr.’s Blog A New Black List Little did I know it, but I am intimately associated with the world’s most accomplished “climate skeptic.” But he is not…

Headline of the Week—Cold kills 500 penguins

Credit,  Willis and Moshpit Hockey stick Icon broken. Polar bear icon photoshopped. Penguin icon dying of the cold. They are left with whale poo. From news24.com Pretoria – Nearly 500…

Firms paid to shut down wind farms when the wind is blowing

Britain’s biggest wind farm companies are to be paid not to produce electricity when the wind is blowing. From The UK Telegraph. By Robert Mendick Published: 9:00PM BST 19 Jun 2010…

Tricky Sea Ice Predictions Call for Scientists to Open Their Data

From Wired Science It’s refreshing to see NSIDC director Mark Serreze coming to grips with his role in stirring up Arctic ice scare stories (like the famous “death spiral”) in…

An Aggie Joke

By Steven Goddard [Update: See message from Professor North Below] Some well known Aggie Jokes: Did you hear about the Aggie who won a gold medal at the Olympics? He…

Arctic Albedo

by Steven Goddard Looking at the June 14 satellite photo above, you see the view which the Sun sees of the North Pole. Well not exactly, because the elevation of…

What if GISS Holes were Pink?

By Steve Goddard GISS tells us that it was the hottest May on record. Just looking at that map makes me perspire. It must be wicked hot at the North…

WUWT Arctic Sea Ice News #9

By Steven Goddard The topic this week is verification of data sources. NSIDC reports : At the end of the month, extent fell near the level recorded in 2006, the…

Then and now, Europe, US to see snowy, cold winters: expert

By charles the moderator From the “No matter what happens we can attribute it to Anthropogenic Climate Change” Department. In a story in physorg.com James Overland of the US National…

Does money grow in wind farms?

Wind turbines are a poor way to harness energy – but a very good way to generate public subsidies, says Andrew Gilligan. By Andrew Gilligan from The UK Telegraph Published:…

Poudre River Sets A Record

By Steven Goddard From The Declining Spring Snowcover Department Yesterday afternoon, the Cache La Poudre River set its June 12 stream flow record flowing through Fort Collins, Colorado. At 1:30…

Storm elves and sprites recorded on video

From Eurka Alert: FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology A team of Spanish researchers has made a high-speed recording of elves and sprites in storms, fleeting and luminous…

Scientists Rescue Voyager 2 Probe on Edge of Solar System

From Daily Tech: Reset of memory turns out to be just what the computer doctor ordered Voyager 2 was launched 33 years ago and currently remains on course, traveling out of…

What is PIPS?

By Steven Goddard There have been a number of inaccurate claims made by commentors about Navy PIPS2 ice thickness maps. These claims have been along the lines of : PIPS isn’t…

Global warming's impact on Asia's rivers overblown

Freshwater flow dominated by monsoon rains rather than glacier run-off. Reposted from naturenews (nature.com) Richard A. Lovett Although global warming is expected to shrink glaciers in the Himalayas and other…

La Niña Is Not The Opposite Of El Niño – The Videos

Reposted from: Bob Tisdale on Climate Change and Global Warming Blog By Bob Tisdale Thursday, June 10, 2010 La Niña Is Not The Opposite Of El Niño – The Videos…

Concentration vs. Extent

By Steve Goddard The sea ice concentration game. Arctic Ice is more concentrated in 2010 than in past years The record low Arctic Oscillation during the past winter led to…

WUWT Arctic Sea Ice News #8

By Steven Goddard The quest for the Holy Grail. I have been looking for a reliable early predictor of September area/extent based on June ice data, and have found it…

Consensus? What consensus?

The 4th International Conference on Climate Change – Chicago, Il., USA Consensus?  What consensus? by Roger Helmer MEP I’m writing this in the Marriott Hotel in Chicago, where I’m attending…

Prominent Climategate Figure Threatens Lawsuit over Spoof Video – No Cap-and-Trade Coalition Says “Bring it on”

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, April 20th 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeff Davis No Cap and Trade Coalition Washington, DC — Penn State University’s Michael Mann, one of the central figures in…

Party! ~ ctm

charles the moderator is throwing himself a birthday party this Friday in SF. I’ve decided to invite a selected few WUWT regulars to attend. Acceptance will be based on examining…

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…