@Paul Homewood: GHCN Are Even Inflating Current Temper­atures In New York

By Paul Homewood   There is a footnote to yester­day’s story about the huge adjust­ments made by NOAA to the temper­ature record in NY State. Recall the Jan 2018 temper­atures for the three stations we looked at, as derived from the actual station data:   Auburn – 20.5F Geneva – 21.0F Ithaca – 19.6F  

2018-02-17 16:37

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: The Mueller Indictment

The Mueller Indic­tment of Russians. What does it mean? Different things to different folks as they argue from different premises.

2018-02-17 18:53

@Paul Homewood: Global Temper­ature Datasets “are not a valid represe­ntation of reality”.

By Paul Homewood      https://­thsresear­ch.files.­wordpress­.com/2017­/05/ef-​gast-​data-​research-​report-​06271­7.pdf   I missed this report at the time, but it is a compreh­ensive account of how large scale adjust­ments of temper­atures have made global temper­ature datasets virtually worth­less. ABSTRACT The objective of this research was to test the hypot­hesis that Global Average Surface Temper­ature…

2018-02-18 11:13

@Watts Up With That?: Overh­eated claims on global temper­ature records

Foreword by Paul Dreissen Over and over, we are confr­onted with claims that last month or last year was “the warmest on record.” Each claim is accomp­anied by dire warnings that the alleged new records portend “unprece­dented” chaos for wildlife, humans and planet. Virtually never do these scary press releases mention that the supposed change…

2018-02-18 10:06

@Watts Up With That?: “Kill Climate Deniers” 2018 Season

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The award winning play “Kill Climate Deniers” is back. How a climate change play got Bolt and Breitbart News hot under the collar FEBRUARY 17 2018 – 11:45PM Helen Pitt Playw­right David Finnigan has a slew of conser­vative commen­tators to thank for reshaping his new play Kill Climate Deniers. ……

2018-02-17 21:59

@Watts Up With That?: NASA: ‘Unus­ually cold winter’ causes Lake Erie to ice over  – nearly 60% of all lakes covered with ice

The unu­sually cold winter in the Upper Midwest has led to a notable buildup of ice on the Great Lakes.­ Lake Erie is usually the first to freeze over because it is shallower than the other Great Lakes. downloa­d large image (19 MB, JPEG, 5200×­3467) On February 14, 2018, the Mo­derate Resol­ution Imaging Spectrora­diometer ­(MODIS) on NASA’s­ Aqua satellite acquired data for…

2018-02-18 19:03

@Watts Up With That?: Claim: Educating Girls, Birth Control will Halt Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Willie Soon; The climate popul­ation contro­llers are back. TO STOP CLIMATE CHANGE, EDUCATE GIRLS AND GIVE THEM BIRTH CONTROL Robin George Andrews CLIMATE CHANGE IS a ubiqu­itous hydra, a many-​headed beast that affects everyone and every­thing in some form. Solutions to climate change range from the effective and the…

2018-02-18 22:30

@Jo Nova: It’s not cold, it’s a “warming hole”

Brought to you by the Theory That Can Never Be Wrong — what’s the opposite of hot? A hole!

Next time you are feeling cold you will know you are in a hole instead. Stop digging.

h/t Climate Depot

Snow-​covered beaches? Chilly iguanas? They are part of a myste­rious ‘hole’ in global warming

BY STUART LEAVEN­WORTH, February 15, 2018 05:00 AM

… “acco­rding to a scien­tific study published this…

Today: 07:05

@Watts Up With That?: Exxon hits back hard at Gore/Mc­Kibben inspired attorney general witch hunt

We’ve reported on this counter-​lawsuit before, but this article in Bloomberg yesterday raises the volume up to 11. Exxon Sues the Suers in Fierce Climate-​Change Case  A ‘consp­iracy’ was hatched in La Jolla, Calif., company says  Exxon says the suits are violating its free speech rights As climate-​change lawsuits against the oil industry mount,­ Exxon Mobil ­Corp.…

2018-02-17 17:34

@Judith Curry: Sea level rise accele­ration (or not): Part IV – Satellite era record

by Judith Curry Part IV of the Climate Etc. series on sea level rise focuses on the satellite era (since 1993), including the recent causes of sea level varia­tions and arguments regarding the accele­ration (or not) of recent sea level …

2018-02-17 22:33

@Climatism: WITHOUT Access To Massive Taxpayer Subsidies There Would Be No “Green Energy Revolu­tion”

ONE of the great propa­ganda lines of the climate change industry is the boom in ‘green energy jobs’ ­meme. TAKE this example out of The Daily Advert­iser: Renewable energy: powering Australia in more ways than one James Wright A jobs boom is sweeping across regional Australia and there’s one industry to thank – the renewable energy sector­. From

2018-02-18 07:56

@No Tricks Zone: Green­land, Antar­ctica And Dozens Of Areas Worldwide Have Not Seen Any Warming In 60 Years And More!

Guest writer Kenneth Richard provided in a comment an abbrevia­ted list of locations across the globe that have not seen any warming over the past 60 years and more. Yet many author­ities at these locations are rushing blindly to curb rapid warming they falsely believe is taking place. Maybe they ought to look at the data

2018-02-18 13:36

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Holy signals! Mobile providers turn to church ­spires to beat blackspots

That should ring every­one’s bell (sorry). Time for a phone-​call-​to-​God joke. Mobile providers are preparing to install antennas in church spires across the country, after ministers and bishops signed an agreement aimed at using the Church of England’s buildings to help oblit­erate blacks­pots, reports The Daily Teleg­raph. A new “accord” between the Gover­nment and the

2018-02-18 10:12

@Real Science: Credib­ility Of Climate Scien­tists Effect­ively Gone

Nine years ago, climate experts announced there was no more multi-​year ice in the Arctic. Multiyear Arctic ice is effect­ively gone: expert | Reuters Now there is lots of multi-​year sea ice in the Arctic. ice_typ­e_nh_po­lstere-​100_multi­_20180217­1200.png (676×798) Climate experts also …

2018-02-18 16:53

@Real Science: Science : UHI And El Nino Caused by CO2

Our top climate experts have deter­mined that the recent El Nino and Urban Heat Island effects in large cities over the past 30 years were caused by CO2 emiss­ions. Global Warming Is Getting Worse, Fast Besides their baseless flawed logic, …

Today: 07:35

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: ‘First hint’ of a puzzling change in Southern Ocean revealed by CSIRO

‘The salinity puzzle’ – something new for climate theorists to ponder and debate. Here they still refer to ‘heat-​trapping’ gases, having ignored or forgotten about convec­tion. Resear­chers aboard an Austr­alian ship undert­aking pione­ering work in the Southern Ocean have found the “first hint” of a shift in a decades-​long trend towards fresher, less dense water…

Today: 09:27

@Watts Up With That?: Climate alarmism is still bizarre, dogmatic, intolerant

Claims defy parody, as alarmists become more tyran­nical and their policies wreak havoc Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Climate alarmism dominated the Obama era and run-​up to Paris. But it’s at least as bizarre, dogmatic and intol­erant now that: President Trump pulled the United States out of the all pain/no gain Paris climate pact; the…

Today: 09:59

@American Elephants: Gov. Inslee Wants to Save Us From Global Warming With a New Carbon Tax!

While every­one’s attention was consumed with the Parkland, Florida shooting, we appar­ently had a visit from former Secretary of State John Kerry to advocate for our Washi­ngton governor Jay Inslee’s bright idea of a carbon tax.  Stupid tax, and extremely bad timing. The vote on the school levy here in King County was on Tuesday,

Today: 06:22

@No Tricks Zone: New Paper: 1,407 Conti­guous U.S. Temper­ature Stations Reveal NO WARMING TREND During 1901-​2015

The Warming ‘Hole’ Myth Non-​Warming Regions Are More Rule Than Excep­tion  Earlier this month, the authors of a new paper (Part­ridge et al., 2018) published in Geophy­sical Research Letters pr­omulgated the term “warming hole” to describe the cooling temper­atures gripping most of the Eastern half of the United States from the late 1950s through 2015. “We

Today: 11:18

@Watts Up With That?: Grist: Bitcoin Gobbling Up the Clean Energy Revolution

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Grist has joined the rising chorus of greens conde­mning the vast energy expend­itures of Bitcoin miners. Bitcoin gobbles up clean energy — just when the real world needs it most By Eric Holthaus on Feb 16, 2018 One of the biggest near-​term threats to our clean energy future doesn’t even…

Today: 13:00