Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Status of the ATI -vs- Mann and UVa emails saga

AMERICAN TRADITION INSTITUTE – PRESS RELEASE July 26, 2012 The ongoing saga of the American Tradition Institute versus the University of Virginia moved forward this week with filing of the…

Six Easy Steps for Saving the Coral Reefs for our Grandchildren

Guest post by Bob Fernley-Jones The 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) was held in Cairns, Queensland, Australia last July.  Not a bad venue for embracing subject field trips and the exotic…

Add the words "climate change", pass GO, collect $200

Follow the money. It’s not a game to these folks. Climate change where you’d least expect it by Philippa Martyr at Quadrant Online In case you hadn’t realised the seriousness…

Veterinary Research and Global Warming

Guest post by Michael Oxenham Best use of taxpayers’ money? I have been an admirer and daily reader of WUWT for over 5 years, which, together with many other sites,…

John Coleman on the California Cap and Trade Law

John Coleman, founder of The Weather Channel, writes on his Facebook Page: I will be presenting a skeptical report on the new California Cap and Trade law on the KUSI…

No joy in Mudville – mighty Gavin has struck out

By John West (elevated from a comment in Unthreaded Weekend, inspired by Casey at the Bat) Welcome to the WUWT Sports channel! For the debut game we have “The Cause”…

Don't bother with the 2C limit, the sea will swallow us anyway

From Rutgers University Global sea level likely to rise as much as 70 feet for future generations NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Even if humankind manages to limit global warming to…

Monckton responds to Peter Hadfield aka "potholer54" – plus Hadfield's response

UPDATE: Below is Peter Hadfield’s response in entirety, submitted Feb 7th, 2012. I’ve made only some slight edits for formatting to fit. Comments are open. – Anthony By Christopher Monckton…

A controversial look at Blackbody radiation and Earth minus GHG's

Guest Post by Reed Coray On Dec. 6, 2011 12:12 am Lord Monckton posted a comment on a thread entitled Monckton on sensitivity training at Durban that appeared on this…

Solar-Terrestrial Power Update

By Paul L. Vaughan, M.Sc. The amplitude of Earth’s zonal winds is modulated by the solar cycle. Here’s a concise visual update based on the latest data: LOD’ = rate…

Climategate 2.0 emails – They're real and they're spectacular!

A link to where to download the new FOIA2011.zip file is posted below the fold – This will be a top post for a few days -NEW STORIES APPEAR BELOW…

Volcano found on the Moon's farside

Non-mare silicic volcanism on the lunar farside at Compton–Belkovich Bradley L. Jolliff,Sandra A. Wiseman,Samuel J. Lawrence,Thanh N. Tran,Mark S. Robinson,Hiroyuki Sato,B. Ray Hawke,Frank Scholten,Jürgen Oberst,Harald Hiesinger, Carolyn H. van der…

Corruption in the carbon trading market

Corruption and crime already taking place in the carbon market Opinion piece by Julie Bishop, Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Australia) 20th July 2011 Carbon offsets have already run out…

Galactic sized bathtub of water found in space

From NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena: Astronomers Find Largest, Most Distant Reservoir of Water Two teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in…

Fools gold as paleo-atmospheric proxy

From the University of Edinburgh Fool’s gold gives scientists priceless insight into Earth’s evolution Fool’s gold is providing scientists with valuable insights into a turning point in the Earth’s evolution,…

80% of world climate data are not computerized

From FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology In order to gain a better knowledge of climate variations, such as those caused by global warming, and be able to…

Breaking news! Trees store carbon!

Who would have ever guessed trees store carbon by utilizing the gas of plant photosynthesis, carbon dioxide, and in an “immense, profound” way? From the Institute of Arctic Biology, where…

Curious summer weather in China

From NTD Television Snow Covers Sichuan State Highway 318 in Summer While people in other regions of China, are enduring the hot summer, a bizarre scene of drifting snow covered…

Location location, location: Wind Turbine Power Output Increased 10x

Wind Turbine power output is increased ten-fold by careful spacing, and direction of rotation, when compared to existing best practices. Click image for video surveyGuest post by Roger E. Sowell…

High Costs Bury AEP’s Carbon Burial Plan

Story submitted by Hugh McCullough American Electric Power has scuttled its pilot project to bury CO2 from its Mountaineer coal-burning plant in Red Haven WVa. The original projected cost, before…

Ionospheric airglow signature of tsunami waves confirmed

From the University of Illinois, something quite interesting, long speculated on, now confirmed. Tsunami airglow signature could lead to early detection system Researchers at the University of Illinois have become…

Pielke Sr. on Climate Science Myopia

By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. There is an article Global warming lull down to China’s coal growth by Richard Black of the BBC which perpetuate an inappropriately narrow view of climate…

“Scientists” Pull a Snow Job on Reporters in Teleconference

Update: James Taylor’s positionForbes supports our position. A number of alarmists have been organized to team up on the comment section to defend the undefensible. Please add your voice of…