CBS News sinks to new low; publishes crackpot global warming story, attributes it to Associated Press, kills it with no retraction

Yesterday I posted a story from CBS News: Quake n’ Bake: Global Warming Causes More Energetic Earthquakes? The main headline was this: Seismic Activity 5 Times More Energetic Than 20 Years…

Quake n' Bake: Global Warming Causes More Energetic Earthquakes?

At first, when I got an email message pointing out this topic of global warming driving more earthquake energy, I thought it was satire. Then I saw it was on CBS News, so…

Month of May, Global Temperature Recap

Since I’m traveling at the moment at have a combination of occasional Internet connectivity and exhaustion, I’ll defer to Joe D’Aleo’s excellent writeup on UAH, RSS, GISS, and HadCRUT. – Anthony Global…

HadCRUT for May 08 is out

2008/05  0.278 Writing from airport, more later- Anthony MORE- here is the link for those that can’t find it: Reference: HadCRUT3 anomaly data which can be found here description of the HadCRUT3…

A Window on Water Vapor and Planetary Temperature

Here is some interesting news; according to data from NOAA’s Earth System Laboratory, atmospheric water vapor is on the decline globally. You’ve probably heard many times how water vapor is…

Surveying USHCN Stations From My Desk

In How Not to Measure Temperature Part 65, I showed a COOP-A station near Manhattan, KS at Tuttle Creek Lake that had been surveyed. In actuality, that survey was a…

How Not To Measure Temperature, part 65

Mike Smith, a meteorologist for Weatherdata Services Inc. surveyed Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan, KS. It is COOP-A station (#148259) at the US Army Corp of Engineers Office for the reservoir there. He had…

Giant Sucking Sound

  For Immediate Release: June 17, 2008 For Further Information, Contact: Adam King, 615.383.6431 adam@tennesseepolicy.org Energy Guzzled by Al Gore’s Home in Past Year Could Power 232 U.S. Homes for…

How Not To Measure Temperature, Part 64 – Estimating biases and comparing to GISS Homogeneity Adjustments

If you had the task of choosing where to put a climate monitoring thermometer here at the USHCN Climate station of record #469683 in Winfield, WV where would you choose…

NYT: Gore to Appear With Obama

I wonder if Obama will create a new cabinet position for Gore? I’m sure he could find a staff, as you can now get a degree in Global Warming from…

More Signs Of The Sun Slowing Down

In my post from yesterday, I highlighted a paragraph from a NASA press release which touched on one of the final findings of the soon to be ended Ulysses spacecraft…

Ulysses exits with insight into our next solar cycle

“Ulysses ends its career after revealing that the magnetic field emanating from the sun’s poles is much weaker than previously observed.  This could mean the upcoming solar maximum period will…

Genetic Building Blocks Found In Meteorite

Conjuring up images from the movie “It came from Outer Space“, it turns out we may all be from space. Some of us are “spacier” than others. This news of…

June 14th

Is a special day that many forget about, some people never even know about it. To see what is special about June14th, see my new blog Weather Picture of The…

I'm considering a blog policy change

Preparing to launch a “flame”. A couple of things have happened this week that has made me look at this blog just a bit differently than in the past. I’ve had to…

Renowned Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Reid Bryson Dies At 88

Reid once said:  ‘You can go outside and spit and have the same effect as doubling carbon dioxide.’ From Roger Pielke  Professor Greg  J. Tripoli of the University of Wisconsin…

Surprise: Leaves Maintain Temperature, new findings may put dendroclimatology as metric of past temperature into question

Dendroclimatology: thermometer or hygrometer? Hot climate or cold, tree leaves stay in comfort zone From the Google Climate Discussion Group, see an article also in Science News Paris, June 11;…

Weather Channel Founder Makes Another Challenge to Gore

  A guest post by John Coleman, founder of The Weather Channel, and Chief Meteorologist of KUSI-TV in San Diego. See his previous challenge published here called “An Open Letter…

La Nina drought hits home for me as wildland fire

Below is the image from my weather station in Chico, CA looking SE at the Humboldt Fire which is engulfing a good portion of the southern and eastern outskirts of…

A bit chilly for June

Still lots of cold air coming in from the Arctic. Looks like the heat wave in NYC is coming down too. Only 8 days until the summer solstice, the sunlight distribution…

Temperature Stock Report

Interesting quote of the week: If Global Warming were a stock, and you bought it in 1979 at zero (par) and decided to sell it this month to buy a…

NASA to Probe Sun "in situ"

Until the SOHO satellite was launched, astronomers had to be content to look through earth bound telescopes at the sun. Now that the sun is key to “the biggest threat…

GLAST Blasts Off

GLAST Blast – click for larger image Today, NASA launched into space a new telescope to explore high-energy cosmic events in distant galaxies.  The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, known…

Waiting for HadCRUT

I’m waiting for May global land + ocean temperature data to be published from Hadley Climate Research Unit, at which time I’ll also show a comparison to GISS. Since I…