The 'Cli-Tanic' Hot Sheet – News from the #SpiritofMawson fiasco

There are a lot of news items in major media starting to appear about the folly of Professor Chris Turney’s tourism disguised as science expedition. Turney is now backpedaling on the idea that “climate change” caused them to get stuck. Perhaps the laughter has finally reached him. A roundup and video follows. First, from the…

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Wednesday October 23

Gore’s 24 hours of climate reality gets panned by greens and scientists alike. Mr. Gore bases his activism on several key points, all of which are either wrong or unknown. The red text in the boxes below summarizes positions taken by Mr. Gore. The corrections of ICSC scientists follow each box. More. Al Gore’s “24 Hours of…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday October 16th 2013

Man denied climate change asylum in New Zealand, appealing: Ioane Teitiota, 37, asked New Zealand’s High Court in Auckland to let him appeal a decision that refused him asylum on the grounds his claim fell short of the legal criteria, such as fear of persecution or threats to his life. http://www.thewhig.com/2013/10/16/man-seeks-climate-change-asylum-in-new-zealand  (h/t Simcoe) Related: Tuvalu…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday October 8th, 2013

  Obama’s top climate and energy adviser to leave White House The White House’s senior energy and climate adviser Heather Zichal is leaving the White House, despite the president’s personal entreaties to stay. During her five-year tenure Zichal, who coordinated the work of multiple agencies on issues ranging from air quality to global warming, played…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday October 7th, 2013

AR5 heralds the beginning of the end It’s the beginning of the end. Watch the Giant with Feet of Clay crumble. A train wreck in slow motion. There’s more sense being said about AR5 than would have been imaginable eighteen months ago when drafts were available. In fact some of the media coverage (e.g. Newsnight)…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Sept 26th, 2013

From Steve McIntyre: Two Minutes to Midnight There is much in the news about how IPCC will handle the growing discrepancy between models and observations – long an issue at skeptic blogs. According to BBC News, a Dutch participant says that “governments are demanding a clear explanation” of the discrepancy. On the other hand, Der Spiegel…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday, Sept 25th

Stephan Rahmstorf hatches an egg at RealClimate: What ocean heating reveals about global warming The heat content of the oceans is growing and growing. That means that the greenhouse effect has not taken a pause and the cold sun is not noticeably slowing global warming. … If the oceans are warming up, this implies that…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday Sept 24th, 2013

IPCC on the hotseat… IPCC Chairman Denies Global Warming Slowdown Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the UN’s climate panel, dismissed suggestions of a slowdown in global warming. “There’s definitely an increase in our belief that climate change is taking place and that human beings are responsible,” he told me. “I don’t think there is a…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday Sept 23rd, 2013

UN panel opens Stockholm meet on global warming “I’m looking forward to working with you in the next four days to deliberate and approve (this report) line by line,” [Pachauri] said. More at GlobalPost From the IPCC press release: “Our assessment draws on millions of measurements which permit an unprecedented and unbiased view of the…