Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: In 20-40 Years, Global Warming will Make Louisiana Uninhabitable

According to BullSci, in 20-40 years of unchecked global warming people will need air conditioners at least 18 days per year to survive temperatures in Louisiana.

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’…

Extreme Times

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a curious statement on the web yesterday, and I don’t remember where. If the author wishes to claim priority, here’s your chance. The…

Holdren Is Wrong – Cold Winters Are Not Getting More Common

By Paul Homewood As WUWT points out, John Holdren is one of many who have tried to link the cold winter in the USA this year to global warming. In…

Pathetic press release from House Democrats disappears the testimony of Christy and Pielke

Ah, politics, the stench of spin is strong here. Note the picture below. Left to right are Dr. John Christy, Dr. David Titley, and Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.. In the…

HARRIS and KHANDEKAR: Blaming the developed world for the forces of nature

By Tom Harris and Madhav Khandekar Originally published in The Washington Times Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities Delegates…

NOAA goes full alarmist with new publication, seeing AGW in extreme weather events

This NOAA report was released today, and it claims to see an AGW link in half of the severe weather events of 2012 they studied. I’ll comment in detail later,…

The 'Diffenbaugh Delusion' – refuted with a single graph of temperature

From Stanford University,  a claim easily refuted with a single graph of Tmax. See below. Global warming has increased risk of record heat, say Stanford scientists Drought shriveled crops in…

Fabricating Climate Doom – Part 3: Extreme Weather Extinctions Enron Style

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University An Illusion of Extreme Climate Disruption “While clearing larvae were starving in response to destruction…

Al Gore makes a Category 6 level blunder

UPDATE: 8/23/13 1:00PM PDT Its seems there’s blunders to go around. The Washington Post now says they “misquoted” Gore. Given his penchant for saying and doing dumb things in the…

A new paper pushes back on the 'Arctic amplification is making extreme weather' idea

There has been much worry that extreme weather is the result of changes in the Arctic. For example:  Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University, 25 January 2012. The “Arctic Paradox” was coined…

Vicious Carbon Cycles

From the Helmholtz Association Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the uptake of 3…

The Age of Hyperbole: How Normal Weather Became ‘Extreme’

A media without shame drives us towards energy poverty. By: Dr. Tim Ball and Tim Harris Said Thomas Jefferson: “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than…

Long Term Tornado Trends

By Paul Homewood It seems that tornadoes, or the lack of them, are back in the news at the moment.  American Meteorological Society President, Dr Marshall Shepherd, seems to think…

Don't let Cook and Lewandowsky see this…

…because you might be accused of participating in conspiracy ideation. Here’s the premise from Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.: The occasion for their update is a recent report by the Australian…

Blockheaded thinking on well known weather patterns and 'extreme weather'

I had to laugh at this statement from the press release below: “What we found is that during several recent extreme weather events these planetary waves almost freeze in their…

Another climate billboard

Of course we all know about that other ill-fated unabomber billboard last year that went over like a lead radiosonde balloon, but I like this one by CFACT (minus the…

New Climate Central writer tries to connect climate and extreme weather with love of bigger destructive storms

From the weather is not climate unless we say it is department comes this disturbing admission. From Tom Nelson, an illustration of the sort of defective thinking we see in…

Wuebbles gone wild – hilarious claims of 'wall to wall' severe weather on cable news is not science

A couple of days ago there was this PR from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I decided it was just too ridiculous to get any traction. I was wrong,…

2012 ranks as 54th in 'extreme weather' events

Paul Homewood ranks the data from NOAA/NCDC in a pragmatic way, and comes up with this graph. Figure 8

NYT pushes crazy claims about "extreme weather" but public interest wanes

From Tom Neslon who writes: Barking madness in the New York Times: Global warming blamed for coldest winter in China in 30 years and many other extreme cold events; story…

Over-insuring the gullible: The Hartford offers 'extreme weather insurance'

UPDATE: graph of damage losses including 2012 posted below. It says all that needs to be said. This ad is running in rotation at the NYT today, and it needs…

Introducing The New WUWT "Extreme Weather" Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. Realizing the difficulty in selling “Global Warming”…

An open letter to the U.N from climate skeptics

Published in the Financial Post today: OPEN CLIMATE LETTER TO UN SECRETARY GENERAL: Current scientific knowledge does not substantiate Ban Ki-Moon assertions on weather and climate, say 125 scientists. Open Letter…