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NASA: ‘…highly unlikely that this year’s summertime sea ice minimum extent will set a new record’

From Walt Meier at NASA Goddard: This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May. The melt slowed down in June, however, making it highly unlikely that this year’s summertime sea ice minimum extent…

Friday Funny: Human Sacrifice to Shiva The Destroyer at CERN Facility

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The true purpose of the Swiss CERN high energy physics facility has been revealed, by an apparent attempt by staff to summon Shiva The Destroyer through ritual human sacrifice. WARNING: Contains rude language CERN management have rejected accusations they are a centre of an evil cult, with a boring claim…

Greenwashing Has Suddenly Become Very Expensive

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Companies which took the easy route of paying lip service to climate issues, instead of opposing green lies, may be about to pay a high price for their decades of complacency. According to the WSJ; Enlist the Market in the Climate-Change Fight Standardized disclosure of climate risk will help secure…

Climate Philosopher Demands a Tax on Children

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova, Marc Morano – Climate philosopher Travis Rieder has been touring the country, trying to persuade university students not to have kids – and promoting ideas for restricting childbirth, including tax penalties against people who decide to have a child. Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of…

Putting It On The Line

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Thanks to an alert commenter, half of my last post was shown to be in error. Like most folks, I really, really hate to be publicly wrong, and of course I do my utmost to avoid it. But sometimes I overlook something, or my logical staircase is missing some steps,…

Exploitation of Environment and Climate for Political Agenda Reverses Education and Research Processes

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball While preparing a list of witnesses for my upcoming trial in February 2017, I was reminded of a pattern that contradicts the natural order of education and research. The issue was triggered by a comment by Mark Steyn. ~Climate mullah Michael E Mann’s lawsuit against me has been stalled in…

‘Tiny the Turbine’ – a new story illustrated by Josh

Josh writes:  Apologies for the lack of cartoons this summer but I’ve been beavering away on a follow up to the Subisdy Sam story produced earlier in the year. Today we are launching ‘Tiny the Turbine’ written by Lyndsey Ward and illustrated by me.   Lyndsey writes: Tiny the Turbine is a story that really is for children.…

Jetset Geneva Climate Meeting Fails to Save the World

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists met last week in Geneva, to try to work out how to save the world – but likely more meetings at exotic locations will be required. OSLO (Reuters) – Scientists on Thursday set the outlines of a report on how to restrict global warming to a limit agreed last…

Bill McKibben Goes Full Jackboot on Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bill McKibben wants the world to wage war against Climate Change, by giving governments full wartime powers to seize private property and coerce businesses into supporting the effort, and with strict government control of the economy. A WORLD at WAR We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is…

The North Atlantic: Ground Zero of Global Cooling

Guest essay by David Archibald The warning signs have been there for some time now – persistent failures of the wheat crop in Norway for example. The North Atlantic is cooling. The cooling trend was evident at the time of an expedition to investigate this phenonemon three years ago. The rate of cooling has now…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #237

The Week That Was: 2016-08-20 (August 20, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Seeking a Common Ground: One of the challenges in preparing TWTW is reaching as broad a readership as possible with brief discussions of…

NOAA’s New Climate Explorer – NOAA Needs to Provide a Disclaimer for Their Climate Model Presentations

Suggested Disclaimer: Climate Model Outputs Have Been Manipulated By NOAA to Make Models Appear to Perform Well Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post introduces readers to a newly revised “product” from NOAA, called “Climate Explorer”, which is part of their U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. NOAA released this misleading product on July 27, 2016 and…

Climate Persecution Theorist Peter Wadhams: The Book

Peter Wadhams, who regularly predicts an ice free arctic, and infamously speculated that he and his friends might be the target of a big oil assassination conspiracy, has written a book titled “A Farewell to Ice”. Guest essay by Eric Worrall A Farewell to Ice by Peter Wadhams review – climate change writ large The…

Worse than we thought: Antarctic vulnerability to climate change

From the “Antarctic ice is normal now but just you wait” department…. Above:  most recent data from NSIDC. ….and the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH: Antarctica’s past shows region’s vulnerability to climate change Fresh understanding of West Antarctica has revealed how the region’s ice sheet could become unstable in a warming world. Show More Summary

Willis and I walk the Planck

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley I do apologize for not having replied sooner to my friend the irrepressible, irascible, highly improbable but always fascinating Willis Eschenbach, who on August 15 had commented on a brace of earlier postings by me on the vexed question of climate sensitivity. The delay is because my lovely wife and…

Virtually indistinguishable – Comparing early 20th Century warming to late 20th Century warming

Guest essay by Andy May Many writers, including Professor Richard Lindzen and Ed Caryl have noticed the remarkable similarity in global warming observed from around 1910 to 1944 and 1975 to 2009. The similarity in slopes exists in all global surface temperature datasets. Figure 1 shows the HadCRUT version 4 dataset and the NASA GISS…

US Libertarian Presidential Candidate Backs a Carbon “Fee”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Daily Caller – US Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson wants to impose a government enforced carbon fee to combat climate change. Climate change and health care Johnson has been to Alaska several times, including a trip where he summitted Denali. (He’s reached the top of the highest mountain on…

What did ExxonMobil Know and When Did They Know it? (Part Quatre: “Is ExxonMobil Actually Only Worth A Fraction Of What It Says?”)

Guest post by David Middleton In my previous posts regarding the lawless inquisition of ExxonMobil and its supposed climate cover-up, I’ve pretty well demonstrated that ExxonMobil (then Humble Oil, later Exxon) knew exactly what we know today: The AGW models always forecast about 4 times as much warming as actually would occur.  In any science other…

Study: Haze in China amplifies UHI effect

Study reveals surprising role of haze in the warming of Chinese cities Research reveals that impacts of haze pollution in the US and China vary significantly From the YALE SCHOOL OF FORESTRY & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES A new Yale-led study published in the journal Nature Communications sheds light on the surprising role that haze in China…

The ‘Great Arctic Cyclone of 2016’ turned out to be not so great for sea ice doomsters

Last week I mentioned how WeatherUnderground was touting the ‘Great Arctic Cyclone of 2016’ as being a repeat of the ice crusher cyclone in the summer of 2012. People that want to see Arctic sea ice reach new lows, so that they can shout things like “See, told you! Climate change!” were banking on it to…

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