Are Australia Bushfires Worsening from Human-Caused Climate Change?

Reposted from Dr Roy Spencer’s Blog January 8th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Smoke plumes from bushfires in southeast Australia on January 4, 2020, as seen by the MODIS imager on NASA’s Aqua satellite. Summary Points 1) Global wildfire activity has decreased in recent decades, making any localized increase (or decrease) in wildfire…

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L A Times Amazon fire anti-science propaganda revisited

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin Thanks to Dr. Roy Spencer for his excellent WUWT article exposing the plight of the economically poor Brazilian farmers as well as the gross mischaracterizations by climate alarmists of fires in the Amazon region. Dr. Spencer’s article provides a 30+ year long time period graphic showing the area of deforestation…

Amazon Fire History Since 2003

We are told that Amazon fires are at record levels right now. This is a blatant lie. The only “record” is that Amazonian fires have DECREASED over the “record”. This is what we are being told. This (is) what the data actually looks like, to August 22. Yes, its updated daily. This comes from a…

Berkeley Earth, Very Rural and Not

Jet exhaust as climate forcing Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The good folks over at the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project have published their paper about urban heat islands. It’s called “Influence of Urban Heating on the Global Temperature Land Average using Rural Sites Identified from MODIS Classifications”, by Wickham et al, hereinafter W2013. They…