Compo and Sardeshmukh: Oceans a main driver of climate variability – it's the heat AND the humidity.

Illustration only: not part of the paper This paper has been out for a few days, and several people have alerted me to it. This new paper by Compo,G.P., and…

Stuck on Stupid: climate activist tries to superglue himself to UK Prime Minister

Activist tries to superglue himself to Gordon Brown By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 12:57 AM on 23rd July 2008 During these turbulent economic times, Gordon Brown is keen…

Algal Blooms: Not Caused by Global Warming

It seems that global warming is as easy to blame as “the devil made me do it” these days. Almost anything can be blamed on global warming it seems. It…

Sidebar to Spencer testimony today – Barbara Boxer tosses an insult, implies Limbaugh is involved in Spencer's testimony

Update: video link added below at 730PM PST (H/T to Joe S.) From C-SPAN, Click for video player When you watch this video it is clear Ms. Boxer does not…

Roy Spencer's testimony before congress backs up Monckton's assertions on climate sensitivity

Dr. Roy Spencer went to Washington to give testimony today to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Here is his presentation. While not as technical as Lord Moncktons paper…

The Green Inquisition

From Project Syndicate by Bjørn Lomborg COPENHAGEN – When it comes to global warming, extreme scare stories abound. Al Gore, for example, famously claimed that a whopping six meters (20…

American physicists warned not to debate global warming

Original article from the UK Register: By Andrew Orlowski (andrew.orlowski@theregister.co.uk) Published Monday 21st July 2008 16:04 GMT Bureaucrats at the American Physical Society (APS) have issued a curious warning to their…

Nutty Story of the Day #2: whitewashing the ocean

How much lime does it take to treat the whole ocean? Where have we heard this before? Oh yes, dump powdered iron into the ocean. That one didn’t happen yet. Sure, let’s…

Nutty Story of the Day: "Global Warming" is Killing the Penguins in Antarctica

This picture is my own choice – it is not related to the UK Mirror story You have to wonder how the press allows stories like these to get published…

Why Does NASA GISS Oppose Satellites?

A Modest Proposal For A Better Data Set Reposted from Warren Meyers website: Climate Skeptic. One of the ironies of climate science is that perhaps the most prominent opponent of…

Shifting of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation from its warm mode to cool mode assures global cooling for the next three decades.

Foreword: Don J. Easterbrook sent me this essay on Friday for publication here, but with the dustup over Monckton’s paper and the APS, I decided to hold off publishing it…

American Physical Society and Monckton at odds over paper

Two days ago I posted on this story in this blog related to APS opening up debate on climate change. It appears Lord Monckton did in fact have his paper,…

Cedarville Sausage

A guest post by John Goetz [Update: I cross-posted this on CA and in the process added the brief discussion of night lights as well as made some minor text…

Fabricating Temperatures on the DEW Line

Stevenson Screen placement in relation to heated buildings- click for larger image Today I received an email that contained some startling revelations about the Weather Stations that were put in…

APS Editor Reverses Position on Global Warming- cites "Considerable presence" of skeptics

Viscount Monckton gives a presentation during the 2007 Conference on Climate Change From Mike Asher at the DailyTech: The American Physical Society, an organization representing nearly 50,000 physicists, has reversed…

Latest NOAA Press Release in Total Disagreement with NASA Satellite

Joe D’Aleo, CCM, Fellow of the AMS It was the eighth warmest June on record for the globe, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Wednesday in the 129 years…

Kidney Stones and Global Warming – Again

This bizarre story is once again in the news, thanks to pillars of journalism like Time Magazine covering it, it is now a wide topic of discussion. I’ll point out…

Sun in deep slumber: 10.7 solar flux hits record low value

NRC Canada’s FTP site which logs the daily 10.7 centimeter (2800 megahertz) radio flux from the sun just reported what appears to be a new record low in the observed…

The importance of measuring temperature away from human influence

Many of you have followed my “how not to measure temperature” series showing many examples of the folly of thermometer placement in the USHCN network. But what about the rest…

How not to measure temperature, part 67

Guest Post by Russ Steele After a two day search for the Buffalo Bill Dam Stevenson Screen listed in the NCDC Data base as COOP 4871175, Ellen and I found…

When Graphs Attack!

Yesterday I showed satellite imagery of the North Pole and areas into northern Canada. It was still quite icebound. Today I offer this graph from the National Snow and Ice…

Satellite Imagery Shows Arctic Ice Still Unmelted

There has been a great deal of speculation about the possibility that the arctic sea ice could, at the worst case, melt entirely, or more realistic, possibly break the record sea…

Four scientists: Global Warming Out, Global Cooling In

Alan Lammey, Texas Energy Analyst, Houston Four scientists, four scenarios, four more or less similar conclusions without actually saying it outright — the global warming trend is done, and a…

Hansen: "not interested"

I was stunned by Dr. James Hansen’s response in this article in the Virgina Informer Excerpt: “For this fall,” the organizer wrote in his e-mail to Mr. Hansen, “we are hoping to…