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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- InXII Rainfall2we saw the results of many models on rainfall as GHGs increase. They projectwetter tropics, drier subtropics and wetter higher latitude regions. We also saw an expectation that rainfall will increase globally, with something like 2-3%
It’s often been said that while we can only gather new data about the planet at the rate of one year per year, rescuing old data can add far more data more quickly. Data rescue is however extremely labor intensive. Nonetheless there are mul
or: Does it matter if you are who you say you are?1) wherein our hero expresses a clever observationToday's Twitter rabbit-hole begins with a clever observation on my part.Marshall Shepherd writes on Forbes, some not very unusual "don't be such a sci
A California startup is repurposing trains and rail cars to help renewable energy utilities compete with fossil fuels. By Glenn McDonald From Seeker August 21, 2017 6:45 AM EDT What goes up must come down. This principle applies to most things in our
On June 26, 1963, President Kennedy spoke in West Berlin to an audience of nearly half a million, and showed his support for their hopes to preserve freedom in spite of being surrounded by the communist empire, by declaring “Ich …
At least 99.9% of physicists believe the theory of gravity, and the heliocentric model of the solar system. The debate is over. There is no doubt that we can send a manned (and woman-ed) mission to Mars. Some “skeptics” say it can
Guest Commentary by Cristian Proistosescu and Peter Huybers tl;dr Two recent papers help bridge a seeming gap between estimates of climate sensitivity from models and from observations of the global energy budget. Recognizing that equilibrium climate
Julien Emile-Geay (JEG) submitted a lengthy comment concluding with the tasteless observation that “Steves mental health issues are beyond PAGESs scope.Perhaps the CA tip jar pay for some therapy?” – the sort of insult t
Re-upping this from 2011.===This infographic which ran on The Economist has been getting a lot of attention, and it's worthy of the attention, too.Of course, almost everything on this time scale is a hockey stick. Some people find this a bit alarming
Guest post by David Middleton AUG 22, 2017 David Blackmon,CONTRIBUTOR Cabot Oil And Gas Declines To Play Sue And Settle TWEET THIS Cabot’s management had, in the words of company spokesman George Stark, “grown weary of this &#
Sea level rise is complicated. But some people think its future course is oh so simple, and the recent visit by a certain Mr. Wakefield showed just how determined he is to stick with what I call the “simpleton’s view.” &
U.S. aims to counter Russian influence with natural resources, though Ukraine’s roadmap for the energy emphasizes nuclear power. From UPI. By Daniel J. Graeber | Aug. 22, 2017 at 5:46 AM   Aug. 22 (UPI) — Coal sh
One of the most common questions that arises from analyses of the global surface temperature data sets is why they are almost always plotted as anomalies and not as absolute temperatures. There are two very basic answers: First, looking at changes in
At least 99.9% of physicists believe the theory of gravity, and the heliocentric model of the solar system. The debate is over. There is no doubt that we can send a manned (and woman-ed) mission to Mars. Some “skeptics” say it can
Julien Emile-Geay (JEG) submitted a lengthy comment concluding with the tasteless observation that “Steves mental health issues are beyond PAGESs scope.Perhaps the CA tip jar pay for some therapy?” – the sort of insult t
Mr. Wakefield doesn’t seem to like the tide gauge data from Boston, since it so easily shows how wrong he was about “NO acceleration.” He wants me to “do a few other stations, like in Australia and Brest, Franc
How Al Gore Distorts Climate Science and Energy Policy – Al Gore has provided a target-rich environment of deceptions in his new movie. Guest essay by Dr. Roy Spencer After viewing Gores most recent movie,An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Po
This month’s open thread. This month’s open thread.
In a few large companies I observed the same phenomenon – over here are corporate dreams and over there is reality. Team – your job is to move reality over to where corporate dreams are. It wasn’t worded like that. Anywa
Arctic lake sediment series have been an important component of recent multiproxy studies. These series have been discussed on many occasions at Climate Audit (tag), mostly very critical. PAGES 2017 (and related Werner et al 2017) made some interesti
There seems to be some interest in global sea level as estimated by tide gauges. In particular, we have recently been directed to a graph of the data from Church & White, which is the most reputable of the available … Continue readi
From The Spectator Coffee House Steerpike Steerpike 21 August 2017 There are plenty of theories about what led to the Brexit vote. Now, Al Gore, has a new one to add to the pile. The former vice president who has been busy promoting his new film by l
This is joy as in ‘Joy Division’, not as in actual fun. Many of you will be familiar with the iconic cover of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures album, but maybe fewer will know that it’s a plot of signals from a
In a few large companies I observed the same phenomenon – over here are corporate dreams and over there is reality. Team – your job is to move reality over to where corporate dreams are. It wasn’t worded like that. Anywa
Arctic lake sediment series have been an important component of recent multiproxy studies. These series have been discussed on many occasions at Climate Audit (tag), mostly very critical. PAGES 2017 (and related Werner et al 2017) made some interesti
How one plots the data can have a big impact on whether or not one can “see” acceleration or deceleration of sea level in tide gauge data. Here, for instance, is a plot of sea level at Boston (data from … Continue readin
Guest post by David Middleton Individuals with greater science literacy and education have more polarized beliefs on controversial science topics Caitlin Drummonda,1and Baruch Fischhoffb,c Author Affiliations Edited by Roger E. Kasperson, Clark Unive
Probably everyone has heard this argument, presented as objection against the findings of climate scientists on global warming: “The climate has always changed!” And it is true: climate has changed even before humans began to burn
Let’s find out. He wrote a new post at WUWT claiming this about James Hansen’s 1988 prediction of the course of temperature change over the following 30 years: Back then, he said the globe would warm up by two to … Conti
This story broke while Anthony and I were eclipse hunting.~ctm From Jennifer Marohasy By jennifer on August 21, 2017 in Information AFTER deconstructing 2,000-year old proxy-temperature series back to their most basic components, and then rebuilding
Willis gets it right? Not. Willis Eschenbach has a post at WUWT claiming to show that sea level rise is not accelerating. What he actually demonstrates is that he doesn’t know how to tell. His method is to fit a … Continue reading
  News provided by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Aug 22, 2017, 13:06 ET DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) today filed a federal lawsuit in th
I only recently found out that Albert Parker/Alberto Boretti and C.D. Ollier published a “Discussion” of my paper with Patrick Brown about the analysis of sea level time series. You can get your own copy of their paper here. What,
Guest post by Alec Rawls With a weak sun well up in the clear blue sky yesterday morning I was thinking I should go punch a hole in some cardboard and project an upside down image of just how far sun was being eclipsed by the moon. Then I looked down
Guest post by Alec Rawls With a weak sun well up in the clear blue sky yesterday morning I was thinking I should go punch a hole in some cardboard and project an upside down image of just how far sun was being eclipsed by the moon. Then I looked down
Imagine what a Tesla or wind turbine would cost if the Left followed its own principles Paul Driessen Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting someone else, Ben & Jerrys and Fair Trade co-founder Jerry Greenfield likes to tel
Imagine what a Tesla or wind turbine would cost if the Left followed its own principles Paul Driessen Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting someone else, Ben & Jerrys and Fair Trade co-founder Jerry Greenfield likes to tel
The Week That Was: 2017-08-19 (August 19, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week. Physics has a history of synthesizing many phenomena into a few theories Richard Feynman Number of t
The Week That Was: 2017-08-19 (August 19, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. Physics has a history of synthesizing many pheno
As many of you know, I’ve taken a hiatus from WUWT for almost two months, and I offer my humble thanks to the many people that contributed of themselves to allow that to happen. I’ll be back at the helm soon, but for now, I wanted
As many of you know, I’ve taken a hiatus from WUWT for almost two months, and I offer my humble thanks to the many people that contributed of themselves to allow that to happen. I’ll be back at the helm soon, but for now, I wanted
Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Daily Caller – The New York Times has provided one of the most inane reasons ever for why we should trust alarmist climate predictions. Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue Justin Gil
Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Daily Caller – The New York Times has provided one of the most inane reasons ever for why we should trust alarmist climate predictions. Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue Justin Gil
By Andy May Introduction In 2014, Dr. Michael Connolly and Dr. Ronan Connolly posted three important, non-peer reviewed papers on atmospheric physics on their web site. These papers can be accessed online here. The papers are difficult to understand
by Andy May Introduction In 2014, Dr. Michael Connolly and Dr. Ronan Connolly posted three important, non-peer reviewed papers on atmospheric physics on their web site. These papers can be accessed online here. The papers are difficult to understand
From theUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the fishy science department… Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change. A new study by researchers at the University of
From theUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the fishy science department… Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change. A new study by researchers at the University of
Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Trump has disbanded a 15 person committee whose job was to interpret a 13 agency, 600+ page climate report, and tell the President what to do. But the credibility of the report is in tatters, after it was discove
Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Trump has disbanded a 15 person committee whose job was to interpret a 13 agency, 600+ page climate report, and tell the President what to do. But the credibility of the report is in tatters, after it was discove
Guest post by David Middleton American Blackout A tour of the solar eclipses path reveals a nation that fought to maintain a different sort of totality. ALICE RISTROPH AUG 18, 2017SCIENCE Totality is everything, say those who chase solar eclipses. Wh