UNSW: “Climate change and the tyranny of psychological distance”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The University of New South Wales, birthplace of the Ship of Fools expedition which got stuck in the Antarctic ice, is concerned that people rapidly…

Newsbytes: Ship Of Fools Rescued At Last

 An Icy Blast Of Scepticism Greets Climate Expedition Rescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The Shokalskiy has been trapped…

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…

The Antarctic 'research' fiasco – 'would you, could you, in a boat'?

This will be a top “sticky” post for awhile since interest is high – new stories will appear below this one – Anthony UPDATE: Josh channels the boat people UPDATE2: Another…

Claim: El Nino events get more extreme as globe warms

From the University of New South Wales  and the “chicken or the egg” department comes this claim that El Niño events will increase in intensity. Meanwhile the milquetoast La Nada…

An event similar to one 15,000 years ago is blamed on global warming today

From the University of New South Wales. The logic here seems a bit muddled. If this event where migration of westerly winds towards the south pole happened 15,000 years ago,…

A rebuttal to Steven Sherwood and the solar forcing pundits of the IPCC AR5 draft leak

Teaming up with Jo Nova to answer The Team down under: “Professor Sherwood is inverting the scientific method” Guest post by Alec Rawls My leak of the draft IPCC report…

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…

There 'could' be more Antarctic melt worries

While the Antarctic is making new records for more ice this week, we have another press release with “could” science in it. Image: National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC)…