Some confirmation of Spencer's cloud hypothesis – it is getting less cloudy and warmer at the same time

A new paper just published in the Journal of Climate finds that global cloudiness has decreased over the past 39 years from between 0.9 to 2.8% by continent as shown…

Another mooooot press release – cows and climate change

From the University of Washington, another press release making gloom where there is none. I had to laugh at this statement: The authors also found that dairy farmers are already…

Really? 'Climate Change Causing Blackouts' – but see the real culprit

From GlobalWarmingIsReal.com, a rather hilarious take on what that 0.8C of temperature increase in the last century is doing. Who knew the global electric grid was so fragile that it…

Tragedy of the day: 1 in 10 animals unable to outrun climate change

From the University of Washington, via Eurekalert, sympathy for snails, turtles, sloths, slow moving howler monkeys, shrews and moles and other slow moving critters that will apparently bake in place…

Trenberth takes on UAH satellite data in a new paper

They create an adjustment for the way the Alabama scientists handled data from NOAA-9, a satellite that collected temperature data in the mid-1980s. From the University of Washington comes this…

Microbes and their impact within Climate Models

From the American Society for Microbiology, a comprehensive report that suggests the need to integrate microbial processes into climate modeling. As they say: “The sum total of microbial activity is…

Russian river water affecting the Arctic – AO shift blamed

From the University of Washington Russian river water unexpected culprit behind Arctic freshening near US, Canada A hemisphere-wide phenomenon – and not just regional forces – has caused record-breaking amounts…

Penn State to lecture on "climate ethics"

I got this late, but this must be the most clueless thing I’ve ever seen, especially coming on the heels of the biggest ethics scandal ever in the history of…

PIOMAS Arctic Sea Ice Volume Model Corrected – Still Appears Suspect

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” It seems that the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) Arctic Sea Ice Volume Model that generated the highly suspect chart above…