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IPCC Climatologist: "It would ruin the US economy and it wouldn’t save the climate either"

From Northern Broadcasting System: BILLINGS-  As debate over climate change legislation heats up on Capitol Hill, the Director of the University of Montana’s Climate Change Studies Program, and a co-author…

Copenhagen hits the brakes – announcement of "scaling back expectations"

UN signals delay in climate change treaty By EDITH M. LEDERER (AP) Excerpts below. UNITED NATIONS — Just weeks before an international conference on climate change, the United Nations signaled…

Is Climate Change 10 minutes of fame over?

From NetNewsledger.com Has Climate Change had its “Ten Minutes of Fame”? Written by James Murray THUNDER BAY – Yesterday was the International Day of Action on Climate Change. In Ottawa,…

Survey Says: Americans Not Worried About Global Warming

From the Wall Street Journal. Related: European views on global warming higher than USA. A new poll out today on Americans’ attitudes about climate change presents sobering findings for those…

Harris Poll: Europeans Tend to Care More Strongly about Climate Change than Americans

UPDATE: Related, a Pew Poll says fewer respondents also see global warming as a very serious problem; 35% say that today, down from 44% in April 2008. From a press…

The new urban future: stilt houses to manage global warming's rising sea levels

This is definitely climate progress. Next up:  urban rickshaws to reduce emissions? From a Newcastle University press release: Growth versus global warming Houses on stilts, small scale energy generation and…

NOAA: September Temperature Above-Average for the U.S.

The September 2009 average temperature for the contiguous United States was above the long-term average, according to NOAA’s monthly State of the Climate report issued today. Based on records going…

Daily Mail joins BBC in writng about climate skepticism

Whatever happened to global warming? How freezing temperatures are starting to shatter climate change theory. By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 7:21 PM on 13th October 2009 In the…

Signs of Internal Climatic Discord in Copenhagen – hic!

On one hand while they say “Failure is not an option in Copenhagen” it appears that some things aren’t going so well internally. Perhaps a bit too much wining and…

Quote of the week #21 The beeb's big bombshell

The BBC posted a surprising story this past weekend that has skeptics cheering and alarmists hopping mad. Here’s the opener: This headline may come as a bit of a surprise,…

That worrisome "Methane Beast" apparently is still not awake.

OK Leland Palmer, I told you on several occasions where you tried to steer threads towards Methane that you should wait until WUWT had a thread that was relevant –…

Music of the rings: the Yamal tree ring controversy continues

From Roger Pielke Jr.’s blog, some strong advice. Better Come Prepared UPDATE: Dot Earth on the debate. If you want to know why Steve McIntyre has a large following and…

Spencer on finding a new climate sensitivity marker

The Search for a Short Term Marker of Long Term Climate Sensitivity By Dr. Roy Spencer. October 4th, 2009 [This is an update on research progress we have made into…

Ross McKitrick sums up the Yamal tree ring affair in the Financial Post

For those who don’t know, Ross McKitrick of the University of Guelph co-authored the first paper with Steve McIntyre debunking Michael Mann’s first Hockey Stick paper, MBH98. Ross wrote this…

Oh no! Global Warming to end Olympics

And I was so looking forward to seeing Gavin Schmidt on the USA Olympic Hockey Team when they try to beat the Canadian. From Reuters: Olympics-2016 Games could be the…

NASA: Cosmic rays up 19% since last peak – new record high could lead to cooling

In an announcement sure to cause controversy over Svensmark’s theory of cosmic ray to cloud modulation, which is said to be affecting earth’s climate. Svensmark says this is now leading…

World leaders kick climate policy into the long grass

A summary of opinion related to the UN conference on climate in NYC Collated by Benny Peiser. Copenhagen was essentially sidelined yesterday at another event, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate…