Study: Another failure of climate models – they can’t handle barometric pressure change

One of the most basic meteorological factors isn’t handled by climate models – and they run off in a “hockey stick” style. From the UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN Climate models fail to simulate recent air-pressure changes over Greenland Climatologists may be unable to accurately predict regional climate change over the North Atlantic because computer model simulations have…

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Trump on Climate – 60 minutes

In case you missed it last night… Donald Trump talks climate change on ‘60 Minutes’: ‘I don’t think it’s a hoax’ Yahoo! News – October 15, 2018 On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, correspondent Lesley Stahl sat down with President Trump to cover an array of topics including Hurricane Michael, which has claimed 19 lives in the Florida Panhandle.…

Climate Change to cause “dramatic” beer shortages

From the “you’re drunk at the lab, go home” department comes this bit of ridiculous scare mongering from the university that brought us ClimateGate. Severe climate events could cause shortages in the global beer supply, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study warns that increasingly widespread and severe drought…

Met Office responds to HadCRUT global temperature audit by McLean

WUWT readers surely recall this story: BOMBSHELL: audit of global warming data finds it riddled with errors While not issuing a press release, the scientists have responded to press inquiries. Britain’s Met Office welcomes audit by Australian researcher about HadCRUT errors Graham Lloyd, The Australian Britain’s Met Office has welcomed an audit from Australian researcher John McLean…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #331

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President General Comment: Three major events occurred this week for evaluating the effectiveness of the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its subordinate organization, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in issuing reports on the causes…

Climate Research in the IPCC Wonderland: What Are We Really Measuring and Why Are We Wasting All That Money?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball A fascinating 2006 paper by Essex, McKitrick, and Andresen asked, “Does a Global Temperature Exist.” Their introduction sets the scene, It arises from projecting a sampling of the fluctuating temperature field of the Earth onto a single number (e.g. [3], [4]) at discrete monthly or annual intervals. Proponents claim that…

Earth narrowly misses massive meteor storm

On Oct. 8-9, European sky watchers were amazed when a flurry of faint meteors filled the sky at midnight. It was an outburst of the annual Draconids meteor shower. Turns out, that outburst was just the tip of the iceberg. Computer models show that Earth narrowly missed two streams of comet debris that would have…