Green Sin Week – your personal guide to penance

Mocking Lent, Good Friday, and Easter observed by millions, the eco website “Grist” this week showed the link between all things green and religion, by making a “virtual confession booth”…

Canadian Harp Seals In New England ("prediction" of cooling?)

Canadian Harp Seals may have “read” the predictions of the coming decades of stabilization of global temperatures and perhaps some cooling. Animals like the Harp Seal have experienced many millions…

One more thing that is "better than we thought" – NOAA: "the atmosphere’s self-cleaning capacity is rather stable"

Yesterday we learned that the great Pacific Garbage Patch really isn’t as big as hyped by media, today we learn that the “atmosphere’s ability to rid itself of many pollutants…

CO2 is Plant Food (Clean Coal, Say WATT?)

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein. When Lord Monckton told Congress “CO2 is plant food”, the Global Warming activists went crazy because … well, because they know he spoke an inconvenient…

Garbage: Another environmental claim proven to be hyped

From Oregon State University: Oceanic “garbage patch” not nearly as big as portrayed in media CORVALLIS, Ore. – There is a lot of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean,…

Naked bodies and a new Messiah

Guest post by Robert Zimmerman If anyone had any doubt that the global warming movement is undergoing a serious collapse, this so-called news article from Spiegel Online, entitled “Naked bodies…

Kyoto Protocol: Bad Science = Bad Policy

Guest Post by Ruth Bonnett As early as 1969, writings by Ayn Rand – philosopher and novelist – sounded the alarm bells on the environmentalist movement and the potential impact…

Montford and Newbery's submission to the BBC's Science Coverage Review

I’ll be honest and say that I’m deeply sceptical that this or any other submission will make much difference, but I admire their tenacity. Andrew Montford ( Bishop Hill )…

Inconvenient eco bags – now with lead

From the New York Times: Even Reusable Bags Carry Environmental Risk By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM They dangle from the arms of many New Yorkers, a nearly ubiquitous emblem of empathy…

Climate Change: The Keywords (Part 1 of 3)

Written by Geraldo Luís Lino, special to Climate Change Dispatch – reposted here at WUWT by request – Note: the opinion of this author is not necessarily the same as…

No more double standards

Government officials and grant recipients must also be held accountable for fraud Guest post by Paul Driessen False, misleading or fraudulent claims have long brought the wrath of juries, judges…

UM report labels Discovery Channel incident "politically inspired terrorism"

Via Press release (Eurekalert) Report from START: Discovery Networks Hostage-Taking a Rare Terror Event U.S. Violent Terror Rarely Against Media, Capital; Rare for Environmentalists COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new…

As a man, I feel eco-discriminated against…

I’m (almost) always a supporter of ideas that conserve energy or resources. Theoretically then, I’d be for this minimalist bathroom idea show below, made with a minimum of materials, it…

EPA says no to lead ammo ban

In a moment of clarity, the EPA doesn’t ban something. But wait, bigger craziness still looks to be on the horizon. See the end of the story. ========================================== EPA PRESS…

Surprise: Fish tolerate 2.5°C temperature shift in 3 years

Tiny fish evolved to tolerate colder temperature in three years: UBC study University of British Columbia researchers have observed one of the fastest evolutionary responses ever recorded in wild populations.…

Interior Dept. Inspector General Investigating post facto falsified statements from engineers on drilling moratorium

While this isn’t our normal fare here at WUWT, I found it interesting and relevant, since WUWT covered the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling spill story early on here, with several…

U.S. Forest Service embraces climate change

No word on Smokey bear’s new duties yet, but maybe they’ll make him do a new public service pitch, maybe something like this: Above: a parody image,  see WUWT story…

Stinky environmental politics

From Jo Nova: Tyranny: How to destroy a business with environmental red tape [Note: I visited with the Thompsons at their farm during my visit to Narrogin. While time did…

Sustainability Teaching: "lack of ethical dimension"

Ethical issues ignored in sustainability education, research EAST LANSING, Mich. — Just about everyone agrees that sustainability – cutting energy use, reducing carbon emissions and, in general, keeping the Earth green…

Americans Not Inclined To Pay More To Fight Global Warming

From Canada Free Press Democratic Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman declared yesterday that a new EPA study shows their new global warming legislation won’t cost Americans much after all. But so…

New Dogs; IPCC tricks

Looks like they took lessons from Briffa. From Fox News The seven experts who advised President Obama on how to deal with offshore drilling safety after the Deepwater Horizon explosion are…

What happens if a hurricane hits the Gulf Oil Slick?

There’s been a lot of worry and speculation over what will happen if a hurricane and the gulf oil spill collide. In response, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has prepared…

The Gulf oil rig explosion – on the scene photos

Regular WUWT commenter Jimmy Haigh, a geologist by trade, sends along a PDF that is a compilation of on the scene photos taken right after the explosion and in the…