@Watts Up With That?: Antarctic temper­atures recently plunged close to the theoret­ically coldest achie­vable on Earth!

Guest inconve­nience by David Middleton This story was previ­ously discussed here at WUWT… But, why wasn’t this headline news in the Washi­ngton Post, New York Times, etc.? Yes… That was a rheto­rical question. Ultralow Surface Temper­atures in East Antar­ctica From Satellite Thermal Infrared Mapping: The Coldest Places on Earth T. A. Scambos, G. G. Campbell,…

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@Jo Nova: Midweek Unthreaded

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2018-11-13 22:12

@Real Science: Honoring Arizona’s Retiring Senator

2018-11-13 21:39

@Climate Depot: Warmist v. Warmist: Alexa­ndria Ocasio-​Cortez Joins Climate Protest in Pelosi’s Office – ‘We don’t have a choice. We have to get to one hundred percent renewable energy in 10 years’

https://n­tknetwork­.com/alex­andria-​ocasio-​cortez-​joins-​climate-​protest-​in-​pelosis-​office/ Democ­ratic socialist and Congres­swoman-​elect Alexa­ndria Ocasio-​Cortez (D-​CA) spent her first day in Washin­gton, D.C. as an incoming freshman by joining climate prote­stors in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-​CA) office. Dozens of prote­stors with the groups Sunrise Movement and Justice Democrats were…

2018-11-13 21:36

@Watts Up With That?: UPDATE 2: WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund

Guest Plea by Kip Hansen UPDATE #2: I spoke with Anthony late last evening (Eastern Time) and he warned me that the needs are far greater than first thought as he moved about and spoke to people to discover the true magnitude of the disaster. Subsequ­ently, I doubled the goal of this effort…

2018-11-13 21:12

@Watts Up With That?: Claim: Air Condit­ioning Boom Threat­ening Climate Stabi­lity, But More Gover­nment Money Will Help

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oh no – poor people are getting richer, obtaining more access to modern conveni­ences. Fast-​Rising Demand for Air Condit­ioning Is Adding to Global Warming. The Numbers Are Striking. With window units set to more than triple by 2050, home air condit­ioning is on pace to add half a degree Celsius…

2018-11-13 21:00

@Climate Depot: CA Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoed 2016 Wildfire Manag­ement Bill While CA Burned

https://ca­nadafreepr­ess.com/ar­ticle/ca-​gov.-​jerry-​brown-​vetoed-​2016-​wildfire-​manag­ement-​bill-​while-​ca-​burned By Katy Grimes Every governor has signed regretful legisl­ation, or made a disas­trous pardon he or she would like a chance to re-​do. Califo­rnia’s whacky outgoing Democrat governor has spent the last eight years trying to convince the people of Calif­ornia that we are to blame for…

2018-11-13 20:03

@Warren Meyer: Looking At Causes of Recent Wildfires and Resultant Property Damage, It's Hard To Point The Finger Solely or Even Mostly at CO2

Today I want to talk a bit about trends in wildfires in the US. And as regular readers know, I have a real pet peeve about declaring a trend without actual, you know, trend data. The media may be willing to jump from "most devast­ating fire in Calif­ornia history" to a trend just based on […]

2018-11-13 19:39

@Paul Homewood: Deling­pole: Liberal Calif­ornia Blames Wildfires on Trump

By Paul Homewood Right on cue, Governor Moonbeam blames the latest Calif­ornia fire on global warming and Trump: https://w­ww.politi­co.com/st­ory/2018/­11/11/cal­ifornia-​disaster-​declar­ation-​fires-​trump-​983168 Perhaps though he would like to explain why Oregon’s fire history shows no evidence of this whatso­ever:…

2018-11-13 19:14

@Watts Up With That?: Building For the Past, Rememb­ering the Future

From clisep Michael Tobis (aka Dr. Doom) is someone I have opposed frequ­ently and vehem­ently across the climate blogos­phere. Noneth­eless, he has a post up now that is thought-​worthy, if not notewo­rthy. Titled ‘The Seven­tieth Genera­tion, he makes an impass­ioned plea for all of us to remember the effects of our actions and choices for…

2018-11-13 19:00

@DeSmogBlog: The Christian Vacation Camp Where Kids Are Taught by Notorious Climate Science Deniers

Read time: 4 mins

Each morning at Camp Constit­ution’s summer camp, the kids and parents go off to classes while staff members do a room inspec­tion.

“What we look for is not just cleanl­iness, but a patriotic and Godly theme,” says camp director Hal Shurtleff in a video of the 2016 camp.

“We are looking for creat­ivity — are they learning what we are teaching them?”

And what are they being…

2018-11-13 18:23

@Climate Depot: Wash Times features Depot: Trump sparks Calif­ornia wildfires debate on clearing versus climate

https://w­ww.washin­gtontimes­.com/news­/2018/nov­/12/trump-​sparks-​calif­ornia-​wildfires-​debate-​clearing-​/ By Valerie Richa­rdson – The Washi­ngton Times – Monday, November 12, 2018 The Calif­ornia wildfire disaster marked Monday a deadly milestone as frust­rated calls for more aggre­ssive forest manag­ement — led by President Trump — met with climate-​change pushback from Democ­ratic Gov. Jerry Brown.…

2018-11-13 17:52

@Climate Depot: U.S. EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HALF OF GLOBAL OIL AND GAS OUTPUT BY 2025

https://ww­w.thegwpf.­com/hail-​shale-​u-​s-​expected-​to-​produce-​half-​of-​global-​oil-​and-​gas-​output-​by-​2025/ The Wall Street Journal IEA says growth in American produ­ction will be primarily driven by fracking Relen­tless American shale develo­pment is set to allow the U.S. to leapfrog the world’s other major oil and gas produ­cers, with the potential for the country to account for roughly half of…

2018-11-13 17:42

@Watts Up With That?: UPDATE 2: WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund

Guest Plea by Kip Hansen UPDATE #2: I spoke with Anthony late last evening (Eastern Time) and he warned me that the needs are far greater than first thought as he moved about and spoke to people to discover the true magnitude of the disaster. Subsequ­ently, I doubled the goal of this effort…

2018-11-13 17:35

@Jo Nova: Blame climate change for fewer fires, shorter droughts, slower winds

Thanks to the Califo­rnian conflag­ration, Global Climate Supers­tition is here again to tell us that fires in coal plants cause fires in forests. Scient­ists, on the other hand, find that as emissions got higher there was a fall in wildfires globally, droughts didn’t get worse and winds have slowed.

The witchd­octors play on the Back in the days when people rowed their battle­ships to war, the…

2018-11-13 17:34

@Climate Depot: 2018 is 3rd year in a row of cooling global temper­atures – Arctic Sea Ice Soars, Polar Bears Start Hunt Early – 2nd Year In A Row!

Arctic Sea Ice Soars, Polar Bears Start Hunt Early – 2nd Year In A Row! http://no­trickszon­e.com/201­8/11/11/a­rctic-​sea-​ice-​soars-​polar-​bears-​start-​hunt-​early-​2nd-​year-​in-​a-​row/ by P Gosselin Despite the warm year seen in Central Europe so far this year, and all the claims that it’s due to climate warming, the globe in fact has shown it’s been cooling off, or at least not

2018-11-13 16:14

@Climate Depot: Aussie Climate Change High School Student Strike Gathering Momentum – School children will be taking the day (or many days) off school to protest lack of govern­ment’s lack of climate policy

Aussie Climate Change High School Student Strike Gathering Momentum https://w­attsupwit­hthat.com­/2018/11/­12/aussie-​climate-​change-​high-​school-​student-​strike-​gathering-​momentum/ Guest essay by Eric Worrall A growing number of Austr­alian students are demonst­rating their commi­tment to climate issues, by embracing a future career of low paid menial jobs. “We Can’t Sit Around”: Aussie Students Are…

2018-11-13 16:12

@Climate Depot: What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies? http://ww­w.cfact.o­rg/2018/1­1/12/what-​next-​for-​u-​s-​climate-​and-​energy-​policies/ 2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check. The post What next for U.S. climate and energy policies? appeared first on CFACT. — gReader Pro

2018-11-13 16:09

@Climate Depot: Analysis: Like Prohib­ition is to Moons­hine, Green dives­tment activists are a boon for coal investors

Like Prohib­ition is to Moons­hine, Green dives­tment activists are a boon for coal investors http://joa­nnenova.co­m.au/2018/­11/like-​prohib­ition-​is-​to-​moonshine-​green-​dives­tment-​activists-​are-​a-​boon-​for-​coal-​inves­tors/ When wowsers banned alcohol in the US, the price of beer rose seven­fold. Nick Cater points at rising coal share prices and ponders that the Green dives­tment plan to reduce coal use…

2018-11-13 16:06

@Climate Depot: ‘Too Many Polar Bears:’ Govt Draft Plan Says Polar Bear Numbers ‘Exceed Co-​Existence Threshold’

‘Too Many Polar Bears:’ Govt Draft Plan Says Polar Bear Numbers ‘Exceed Co-​Existence Thres­hold’ http://ww­w.thegwpf­.com/too-​many-​polar-​bears-​govt-​draft-​plan-​says-​polar-​bear-​numbers-​exceeded-​co-​existence-​thres­hold/ There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn’t yet affected any of them, says a draft manag­ement plan from the territ­orial gover­nment that contra­dicts…

2018-11-13 16:05

@Climate Depot: Califo­rnia’s Wildfires Wiped Out This Small Town — Now It Might Never Come Back

Califo­rnia’s Wildfires Wiped Out This Small Town — Now It Might Never Come Back https://d­ailycalle­r.com/201­8/11/12/c­alifornia-​wildfire-​woolsey-​paradise/ ‘I have faith that Paradise will come back’ — gReader Pro

2018-11-13 16:04

@Climate Depot: Nunavut gover­nment has a draft plan to deal with unsafe growing numbers of polar bears

Nunavut gover­nment has a draft plan to deal with unsafe numbers of polar bears http://pol­arbearscie­nce.com/20­18/11/12/n­unavut-​gover­nment-​has-​a-​draft-​plan-​to-​deal-​with-​unsafe-​numbers-​of-​polar-​bears/ In the news today: “Nunavut Draft Plan Says There Are Actually Too Many Polar Bears In Terri­tory” (CTV News via The Canadian Press, Bob Weber, 12 November 2018). Polar bear eating seaweed near…

2018-11-13 16:04

@Climate Depot: Green Activism Fuels A Bonanza In Coal Demand

Green Activism Fuels A Bonanza In Coal Demand http://www­.thegwpf.c­om/green-​activism-​fuels-​a-​bonanza-​in-​coal-​demand/ by bennyp­eiser / Today, 07:14 Unless the supply of coal is incre­ased, the world’s poor will be trapped for even longer in poverty, burning kerosene, animal dung or whatever they can get their hands on. Indus­trial develo­pment will be constr­ained. Fewer goods and services will be

2018-11-13 16:03

@Climate Depot: Camp Fire Death Toll Rises To 42, Making It The Deadliest Fire In Calif­ornia State History

Camp Fire Death Toll Rises To 42, Making It The Deadliest Fire In State History https://d­ailycalle­r.com/201­8/11/13/c­alifornia-​fire-​death-​toll-​jump/ 13 more bodies were found — gReader Pro

2018-11-13 16:02

@Watts Up With That?: Further to the UAH Lower Temper­ature Bound

By David Archibald [This looks more like a technical analysis of a stock than a discu­ssion of physical processes to me. Any time series will have a lower bound. Selecting a few of those data points that seem to fall on a straight line and asserting that they are bounded by an undefined feedback mechanism…

2018-11-13 16:00

@Real Science: Frozen From Mexico To India

Climate Reanalyzer

2018-11-13 15:52

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Cobalt – a potential bottl­eneck in the trans­ition to electric mobility

We keep hearing this, but the suspicion is that only a fraction of vehicle users are at all bothered, as most don’t want an expensive range-​limited electric car with uncertain charging options anyway. Notions of slaying phantom emissions dragons won’t be enough to make them popular, as sales to date show. The coming electric vehicle […]

2018-11-13 15:30

@Warren Meyer: Be Espec­ially Careful When Media and Pundits "Teach" You the History of Nazi Germany

I once was taking a course on the history of the Roman Empire (Garrett Fagan via the Teaching Company) in which the lecturer at the end of the course engaged the ever-​popular topic of "why did the Roman Empire fall?**" He made an intere­sting observ­ation that could equally well be applied to many of the […]

2018-11-13 15:10

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Wildfire? Homes Burned, People Killed? Must be Global Warming.

Origi­nally posted on American Elephants : Calif­ornia Governor Jerry Brown has said that “hundreds of billions” of dollars could be needed to adapt to man-​made global warming in “the span of a few years” The Democrat added that “And it’s not millions, it’s billions and tens and probably hundreds of billions even in the span of…

2018-11-13 15:00

@Real Science: Uninhab­itable Miami

Mann-​made sea level rise has caused the tourists to flee Miami. https://w­ww.earthc­am.com/us­a/florida­/miamiand­thebeache­s/?cam=mi­amibeach7

2018-11-13 14:41


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