@Real Science: Learn To Be A Climate Scientist Right Here!

Data.­GISS: GISS Surface Temper­ature Analysis

2018-02-19 22:56

@Climatism: PROFES­SIONAL Climate Alarmists Threat­ening Austra­lia’s Billion Dollar Tourism Industry

“So even the rain that falls isn’t actually going to fill our dams and our river systems…” Tim Flannery 2007 “There is a fair chance Perth will be the 21st century’s first ghost metrop­olis.” – Tim Flannery­ Climate Council “This planet is on course for a catast­rophe. The existence of Life itself is at stake.” – Tim Flannery­ Climate

2018-02-19 21:57

@Jo Nova: Midweek Unthreaded

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2018-02-19 22:16

@Watts Up With That?: A new paper about hurri­canes shatters the narrative

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: A new paper provides new inform­ation about hurric­anes, one of the top natural disaster threats. It shatters the media’s narrative and illust­rates how science works in the real world. Real science in action! Science shapes our world, revealing secrets of nature that allow humanity to build…

2018-02-19 21:26

@Google: Calif­ornia cities and crazy climate change lawsuits Do as I say, not as I do Fox News

Fox News Calif­ornia cities and crazy climate change lawsuits Do as I say, not as I do Fox News Put aside for the moment the absurdity of pinning sole respons­ibility for the effects of climate change on a handful of compa­nies. Climate change is a worldwide pheno­menon to which human activity for decades, if not centu­ries, has contri­buted. Scholars ...

2018-02-19 21:22

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: W.O.O.D. 19 Feb 2018

W.O.O.D. open discu­ssion

2018-02-19 21:11

@Google: Weather­watch: fashion shines a light on climate change The Guardian

The Guardian Weather­watch: fashion shines a light on climate change The Guardian Portrait of Thomas More wearing a fur-​trimmed cloak, from a painting by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1527. Photog­raph: Stock Montage­/Getty Images. The history of fashion can give a fascin­ating glimpse of how climate has changed. Medieval times were ...

2018-02-19 21:01

@Vvatts Up With That:        ­  PUFF,  THE  MAGIC  DRAGON  LIVED  IN  THE  SWAMP

Greenwire reports: Trump energy adviser's White House run went up in smoke George David Banks, who resigned last week after being denied security clearance over marijuana use in 2013, repor­tedly may either move on to another Trump adminis­tration spot at either the Depar­tment of Energy, or the Depar­tment of the Interior, or return to K Street. "Going back to be a full-​time swamp creature,” he…

2018-02-19 20:56

@Climate Scepticism: I Spy Cli-​Fi

Climate Fiction is big business. There’s even a website devoted to academic research in the subject with its own Research Tool (Dan Bloom is his name. He’s a 1971 graduate of Tufts Unive­rsity in Boston where he majored in post-​modern European litera­ture.) Most of it seems to be rough, tough American stuff, but I’m sure …

2018-02-19 20:34

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Easier salt removal from sea water, mining lithium and more – 1 new tech.

Use of artif­icial membranes with selective pores to sort Li+ from Na+ from K+ from... Good for both Li+ enric­hment in mining and perhaps event­ually mining sea water while making fresh water.

2018-02-19 19:33

@Google: Judge finds written attack on climate scientist too ludicrous to be libel Ars Technica

Ars Technica Judge finds written attack on climate scientist too ludicrous to be libel Ars Technica Well-​known Penn State resea­rcher Michael Mann, for example, sued columnist and radio host Mark Steyn and two others for articles repea­tedly accusing him of academic fraud (and making an analogy to child molesta­tion). Canadian climate scientist Andrew ...

2018-02-19 19:30

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Some Tech Security Oh Bother Stuff

A couple of things at the inters­ection of privacy, tech stuff, and gover­nment intru­sion.

2018-02-19 19:09

@Climate Progress : Trump responds to Parkland massacre by annou­ncing support for NRA-​backed gun legisl­ation

Days after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida resulted in the deaths of 17 people, President Trump has seemingly come around to the idea of strengt­hening the federal backg­round check system. But if history is any indica­tion, it’s probably too soon to celeb­rate. In a statement on Monday, White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah

2018-02-19 18:54

@Warren Meyer: So You Think You Have Property Rights in This Country?

You do have property rights ... right up to the point where someone with political pull wants to change the use of your property. In Tempe, AZ, an inters­ection has been empty for a number of years after a gas station went out of busin­ess.  A local entrep­reneur acquired rights to the land to build

2018-02-19 18:39

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: An Intere­sting, if complex, wide band antenna

An intere­sting compact antenna design. 100 MHz to 6 GHz with a 10 cm radius package. Like a big can of fruit...

2018-02-19 18:36

@Jo Nova: New climate forcings discov­ered: Girls Educa­tion, Pill, changes weather

Funny how the answer to every­thing always turns out to be a pet lefty cause?

TO STOP CLIMATE CHANGE, EDUCATE GIRLS AND GIVE THEM BIRTH CONTROL

Robyn George Andrews has a paradigm shaker: if we could just keep girls in school, and give them contrac­eption — droughts, floods and nasty storms will go away. I wonder if condoms are better than the pill for climate control?

Andrews seems to think…

2018-02-19 18:29

@Watts Up With That?: Once again, climate scien­tists use a single tree to define global change

From Keele Unive­rsity and the “It’s like deja vu all over again”  d­epartment with the leader of the “ship of fools” thrown in for comic relief. Long-​time WUWT readers surely remember the single “Most influe­ntial tree in the world” from the Yamal fiasco, where the “signal” in one tree (YAD06) biased an entire paper with a…

2018-02-19 18:27

@Climate Scepticism: Global Cooling? Or Global Warming Briefly Interr­upted?

  OK, I’m going to talk about global cooling: cue, derisive laughter from Climate Scepti­cism’s troll-​like AGW-​convinced readers. I’m also – wait for it – going to talk specif­ically about global cooling due to a Maunder Minimum type decline in solar activity: cue almost insane high-​pitched babbling from the ‘it’s not the sun, stupid’ ranks ……

2018-02-19 18:10

@Junkscience: JAMA editor reneges on commi­tment to review Harvard PM2.5 study for misconduct

Dr. Howard Bauchner, you lied to me. No worries. though. You just confirmed that I am correct about PM2.5 and that the EPA-​Harvard-​NEJM-​JAMA PM2.5 cabal is engaged in major science fraud. Readers of JunkScie­nce.com know that Harvard’s science fraud-​fueled resear­chers published yet another PM2.5 study in the Journal of the American Medical Associ­ation (JAMA) on …

2018-02-19 18:02

@Google: Global grazing lands increa­singly vulne­rable to a changing climate Science Daily

Science Daily Global grazing lands increa­singly vulne­rable to a changing climate Science Daily A new study in Nature Climate Change reveals that over the past century year-​to-​year precipi­tation variab­ility has increased signifi­cantly on 49 percent of the world's grazing lands, affecting veget­ation and constr­aining its ability to support ... and more »

2018-02-19 17:49

@Climate Scepticism: Brad at Jo’s

Brad Keyes is too shy to mention it himself, but he has the second chapter of his defin­itive history of the climate debate up at JoNova’s http://jo­annenova.­com.au/20­18/02/the-​illusion-​of-​debate-​a-​history-​of-​the-​climate-​issue-​part-​2-​2009-​2011/

2018-02-19 17:40

@Climate Progress : Polish foreign minister indicates ‘Poles of Jewish ethni­city’ share blame for Holocaust

The gover­nment of Poland further escalated interna­tional tensions over the issue of account­ability in the Holocaust this week, appearing to level a measure of blame at Jews for the genocide. Following the passage of a bill crimina­lizing any sugge­stion of Polish compl­icity in the Holocaust­, Foreign Ministe­r Jacek Czaput­owicz seemed to suggest the actions of Polish Jews

2018-02-19 17:37

@Warren Meyer: As I Predi­cted, Another Diesel Emissions Shoe Drops

Back in November of 2015 I wrote: I would be stunned if the Volks­wagen emissions cheating is limited to Volksw­agen.  Volks­wagen is not unique Cat and I think Cummins were busted a while back for the same thing.  US autom­akers don't have a lot of exposure to diesels (except for pickup trucks) but my

2018-02-19 17:02

@Google: How human coping mecha­nisms for climate change are impacting endan­gered animals AccuWeat­her.com

AccuWeat­her.com How human coping mecha­nisms for climate change are impacting endan­gered animals AccuWeat­her.com While most are familiar with the impact of climate change and rising temper­atures on animals such as polar bears, few are aware of one of the biggest threats to endan­gered animals: the climate change coping mecha­nisms initiated by humans. A serious ...

2018-02-19 16:58

@Warwick Hughes: Perth Water Corpor­ation too incomp­etent to measure various 2017 monthly rain totals

Could anybody make this up? – the $Bn’s WA Govt organi­zation at the heart of the +decade long slogan “our drying climate” is too careless to measure natures rainfall falling free from the sky. Starting from their Rainfall at Indiv­idual Dams www page. Churc­hmans Brook Dam recorded 0 rain for June – simply not credible …

2018-02-19 16:56

@Climate Progress : Meet the new leaders of the gun control movement

After a gunman entered a high school in south Florida Wednesday and killed 17 people, news networks across the country portrayed a now-​familiar scene. Students, aband­oning their backp­acks, sprinted out of the build­ings. Helico­pters circled as ambul­ances rushed to the scene. Author­ities chased, and event­ually captured the shooter. And then, by the next morning, something

2018-02-19 16:46

@Google: Animals Have Stopped Turning White for Winter in Alarming Climate Change Trend Newsweek

Newsweek Animals Have Stopped Turning White for Winter in Alarming Climate Change Trend Newsweek Wearing a white coat in the winter will help you blend into the backg­round only if there's enough snow in said backgr­ound. But with climate change making snowy winters shorter and rarer, white animals have to re-​adapt. Snowshoe hares, like ermines and ... and more »

2018-02-19 16:38

@Climate Progress : For Black people, ‘Black Panther’ is a crucial viewing experience

A record number of movie­goers rushed into theaters over the weekend to be among the first to see the long-​antici­pated and much-​bally­hooed Black Panther movie. I was one among them and I fully under­stand why we all felt drawn like bees to honey for this, a crucial and historic film. ‘Black Panther’ is much more

2018-02-19 16:33

@Warren Meyer: This is The Right Way To Encourage Local Invest­ment: Regul­ation Reform, Not Subsidies

Via Zero Hedge: Waymo, a unit of Alphabet, is set to launch a ride-​sharing service similar to Uber, but with no human driver behind the wheel. Officials in Arizona granted Waymo a permit to operate as a transpo­rtation network company (TNC) across the state on Janurary 24, following the company’s­ initial applic­ation on Janurary 12, Bloo­mberg  r­eported. The

2018-02-19 16:09

@The Carbon Brief: Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathe­ring’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields

Prof David Beerling, director of the Lever­hulme Centre for Climate Change Mitiga­tion, and Prof Stephen...

The post Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathe­ring’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields appeared first on Carbon Brief .

2018-02-19 16:00


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