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…

Another WUWT.TV video, Mike Smith, severe weather expert

Certified Consulting Meteorologist Mike Smith of WeatherData Inc. in Wichita, KS, a world renowned expert on severe weather, talks about the issues of trying to connect weather and climate and…

More WUWT.TV video segments – Joe D'Aleo on Hurricane Sandy and extreme weather

I continue with uploading videos from the 24 hour WUWT.TV Gore-a-thon on November 14-15th seen live here on WUWT. This post contains two segments, one that was seen during the…

Crowdsourcing the WUWT "Extreme Weather" Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building the new WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. My recent article A Big Picture Look At…

U.N. leader: Sandy a lesson in climate change

From CBS/AP “United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says one of the lessons from Superstorm Sandy is the need for global action to deal with future climate shocks. A new round…

Climate Craziness of the Week – USA Today duped into thinking severe weather began in 1980

From USA Today: Report: Climate change behind rise in weather disasters 12:53PM EST October 10. 2012 – The number of natural disasters per year has been rising dramatically on all…

Now, alarmists are making the public believe in the extreme weather boogeyman

A new survey has been released by Yale in cooperation with George Mason University. In it, 74% surveyed say “global warming is affecting weather in the United States”. Personally, I…

Trenberth still hyping extreme weather events and climate change

Despite the recent editorial in Nature saying that there’s no current connection between the two, NCAR’s Dr. Kenneth Trenberth is going to pitch connections between extreme weather and climate change…

Unloading James Hansen's Climate Dice

Guest post by Chip Knappenberger, originally on Master Resource “Today’s temperature ‘extremes’ are simply yesterday’s extremes warmed up a bit, partly from the heat-island effect. But they are not new events….…

Dear Al, watch the skies

From Al Gore’s Climate Reality project today: ============================================================= Dear Friend, In case you missed our big announcement Sunday, I wanted to share some exciting news: Our second annual 24 Hours…

Al Gore's 'dirty weather' timing is impeccable – NOAA just released data showing 2012 tornado count dropping like a house in Oz

From NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC) Facebook page, a silver lining to the heat wave/drought of 2012: Check out these 2012 numbers from NOAA SPC, showing only 757 confirmed tornadoes…

Dr. John Christy's testimony before congress –

Hot on the heels of Nature’s editorial about not linking Global Warming to extreme weather, we have this testimony today from Dr. John Christy. ‘Extreme events, like the recent U.S.…

Nature editorial dashes alarmist hopes of linking extreme weather events to global warming

Somewhere, Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. is polishing his red button and Bill McKibben, Joe Romm, and “forecast the facts” Brad Johnson are clawing their eyes out trying to unsee this.…

Climate change – off in the ozone

From the Harvard University  news service and the what are they smoking department, comes this suggestion that apparently it never was ozone damaging CFC refrigerants at all, it was those…

'Extreme weather is an integral part of the Earth's climate'

Extreme caution best in assessing future weather By Madhav Khandekar. Published in The Starphoenix July 6, 2012 In the viewpoint article Extreme weather becoming norm (SP, June 28) Lidsay Olson,…

More heated media prepping tomorrow

Maybe some folk scan listen in on this and take notes. PRESS ADVISORY: LEADING SCIENTISTS TO DISCUSS CLIMATE CHANGE, HEAT WAVES AND WILDFIRES WHAT: As a heat wave sweeps across…

Don't Say That! Just Don't Say It!

As the result of a Freedom of Information Act request, the US Government has released the list of words that will trigger the Department of Homeland Security to start monitoring…

Another paper shows that severe weather/extreme weather has no trend related to global warming

From Pierre Gosselin’s  Notrickszone http://notrickszone.com/2012/05/25/comprehensive-alps-study-clearly-refutes-humans-are-causing-more-weather-variability-and-extremes/ A new paper authored by Reinhard Böhm of the Austrian Central Administration For Meteorology (ZAMG) refutes the notion that anthropogenic warming is causing an increase of climate extremes…

Another sea ice record in the Bering Sea plus April sea ice summary

National Weather Service, Anchorage Forecast Office issued this today: NOAK48 PAFC 032215 PNSAFC PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 215 PM AKDT THU MAY 3 2012 …RECORD SEA…