The WUWT Hotsheet for Friday, Sept 20th, 2013

“Covering up” the pause: World’s top climate scientists told to ‘cover up’ the fact that the Earth’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years Scientists working on the most authoritative study on climate change were urged to cover up the fact that the world’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years, it is…

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Thursday Sept 19th, 2013

The IPCC climate science crisis looms… The timing of the fifth assessment report falls into this critical juncture where a lot of momentum has built up in favour of the current modelling practices which now prove so elusive. While the IPCC tries to make last minute rhetorical adjustments in order to accommodate anomalies, some of…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday September 17th, 2013

From JunkScience.com Joe Romm squeals like stuck pig over WaPo, NYTimes publishing anti-alarmist pieces Joe Romm squeals at Climate Progress: In a collective act of media irresponsibility, the New York Times and Washington Post have joined the Wall Street Journal in publishing “don’t worry, be happy” articles days before the big UN climate science report will…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for September 12th, 2013

Climate models wildly overestimated global warming, study finds Can you rely on the weather forecast? Maybe not, at least when it comes to global warming predictions over short time periods. That’s the upshot of a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change that compared 117 climate predictions made in the 1990’s to the actual amount of…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Wednesday Sept 11th, 2013

So very close but not quite – Humberto came within about 2 hours of beating the satellite era lateness record for formation of Atlantic hurricane, though it looks to me like NOAA was trying to beat the deadline by giving credence to estimates: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/archive/2013/al09/al092013.discus.011.shtml HURRICANE HUMBERTO DISCUSSION NUMBER 11 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL…

The WUWT Hotsheet for Tuesday September 10th, 2013

Carbon soot gets blame for Arctic Ice Melt: Oil industry and household stoves speed Arctic thaw Gas flaring by the oil industry and smoke from residential burning contributes more black carbon pollution to Arctic than previously thought — potentially speeding the melting of Arctic sea ice and contributing to the fast rate of warming in…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Wednesday September 4th, 2013

Reducto Al absurdium? The former vice president [Al Gore] set out to create the Apple Computer of climate change — but instead he’s running the Microsoft. From a sweeping, expensive “blitz” to a “niche” effort in digital media. … The numbers, according to a review of the nonprofit’s tax filings, show the change has been…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Saturday August 31st, 2013

Since failures in climate science claims are on the rise, can we start naming climate prediction failures after scientists and activists? I can think of  a few: The Hansen Hiatus, for example. Climate campaigners seem to think they have a winner with this takedown of elected officials who reject global warming science, in which fake…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Friday August 30th, 2013

Pat Michaels: High School Science Discredits The New York Times’ Latest Global Warming Whopper – Forbes …More completely, that would be the consensus of scientists who built their careers on the global warming gravy plane and really don’t want to go back to coach.) Gillis has taken over the Times’ global warming beat from the…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday August 27th, 2013

Bloomberg news: People Don’t Fear Climate Change Enough   With respect to the science of climate change, many experts regard the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the world’s authoritative institution. A draft summary of its forthcoming report was leaked last week. It describes the panel’s growing confidence that climate change is real, that it…