World’s soils have lost 133 billion tonnes of carbon since the dawn of agriculture, study estimates

From The Independent Amount of carbon released from the Earth is about the same as released by deforestation Ian Johnston Environment Correspondent @montaukian Tuesday 29 August 2017 19:25 BST The degradation of the Earth’s soil by humans has been an environmental catastrophe on a similar scale to the deforestation of much of the planet, a…

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2013 Was Not A Good Year For Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Climate Warming Change Disruption Weirding Ocean Acidification Extreme Weather, etc.

Image Credit: European Space Agency – CryoSat By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” For anyone keeping track, 2013 has not been a good year for those who propagate the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) Narrative, also know by a litany of increasingly nebulous buzzwords including “Climate Change“, “Climate Disruption”“, “Global Weirding”, “Ocean Acidification”, and “Extreme…

Climate Craziness of the Week: only the 'cooler' models are wrong – the rest say 4ºC of warming by 2100

From the University of New South Wales and Dr. Steven Sherwood: “Climate sceptics like to criticise climate models for getting things wrong, and we are the first to admit they are not perfect,” said Sherwood. “But what we are finding is that the mistakes are being made by the models which predict less warming, not…

A great letter to the editor on 'the pause'

WUWT reader Steve Hales writes in Tips and Notes: Thought you might get a chuckle out of my letter to our local bucolic paper. Story from The Chronicle-Independent “Whatever the cause of climate change – and there are healthy debates going on about that on a regular basis – one thing can’t be denied: the…

Monckton: Of meteorology and morality

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley To those of us who have dared to question on scientific and economic grounds the official story on global warming, it is a continuing surprise that there is so little concern about whether or not that story is objectively true among the many who have swallowed it hook, Party Line…

Claim: Dark Money Conspiracy – star "deniers" are scripted performers

Prof. Brulle (Drexel Uni, Phil) claims IRS helped track secret donations Guest essay by Eric Worrall Prof. Robert Brulle, an environmental sociologist of Drexel University, Phil., has published a study allegedly accusing “deniers” of being sock puppets in the pay of “dark money” from big oil. http://www.hngn.com/articles/20257/20131223/study-reveals-source-of-dark-money-in-climate-change-denial-studies.htm According to the story, Prof. Brulle enlisted IRS…

'Twas the nightmare before Christmas

By Joe Bastardi ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the news, There were reports of record cold, so many were confused. Told global warming is why we should care, And that the point of no return would soon be here. The children were bombarded with tales of dread, While visions of climate disasters…