@Scottish Sceptic: Predi­cting the surface temper­ature on other planets

After trying failing to reproduce the results in the paper “New Insights on the Physical Nature of the Atmosp­heric Green­house Effect Deduced from an Empirical Planetary Temper­ature Model” by Ned Nikolov Karl Zeller in which they argue that …

2017-03-27 13:44

@Real Science: Seattle – A City Of Frauds

I testified at the Washi­ngton State Senate last month during one of their largest snows­torms on record, and environme­ntalists showed up to try to shout me down. Democ­ratic senators tried to silence me, in the name of democ­racy. All of …

2017-03-27 13:04

@Watts Up With That?: Another Mannt­astic claim: Extreme weather events linked to climate change impact on the jet stream

From Penn State, and the “close but no cigar” depar­tment (see bold in text) comes this modelsp­alooza masque­rading as science: Unprece­dented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and torre­ntial rain — extreme weather events are occurring more and more often, but now an interna­tional team of climate scien­tists has found a conne­ction between many…

2017-03-27 15:31

@Watts Up With That?: Mitig­ation Math: Is Climate Activism Futile? (Judith Curry thinks so)

Guest essay by Robert Bradley Jr. — March 27, 2017 “[T]here is growing evidence of much smaller climate sensit­ivity to CO2; and even if these drastic emissions reduc­tions occurr­ed, we see little impact on the climate in the 21st century (even if you believe the climate models).” “It seems rather futile to make token emissions reduct­ions…

2017-03-27 21:53

@Real Science: Global Warming Inverts The Climate

2017-03-28 12:42

@Watts Up With That?: Trump to sign “energy indepen­dence” executive order today, killing Obama climate regs

President Donald Trump will issue a sweeping “energy indepen­dence” executive order today to dismantle signature global warming policies put in place by the Obama administ­ration. Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) Adminis­trator Scott Pruitt told ABC News Trump would issue the order tomorrow to make “sure that we have a pro-​growth and pro-​enviro­nment approach to how we…

2017-03-28 15:31

@Real Science: Celebr­ating Six Years Of Fake Berkeley Earth Temper­atures

By Richard Muller on Dec­ember 17, 2003 Let me be clear. My own reading of the liter­ature and study of paleoc­limate suggests strongly that c­arbon dioxid­e from burning of fossil fuels­ will prove to be the greatest pollutant of human history. It is likely …

2017-03-28 12:12

@Watts Up With That?: Recent Sea-​Level Change at Major Cities

Guest essay by Rich Taylor Abstract Human popul­ation is becoming increa­singly urban, and most of the world’s largest and fastest-​growing cities border tidew­ater. This note presents charts of annual-​value (AV) tide-​gauge records in or near major coastal cities to illus­trate the sea-​level change these cities have observed recently, and fits linear trends to the records.…

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@Watts Up With That?: Scien­tific Breakth­rough: Malaria Could be a Thing of the Past

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scien­tists working at Queens­land’s Griffith Unive­rsity have developed what they claim is the world’s first long term effective Malaria vaccine. If this new, cheap vaccine lives up to its promise, it will save millions of poor people who cannot afford Malaria drugs. Queen­sland resear­chers develop world first malaria vaccine Kara…

2017-03-27 11:00

@Scottish Sceptic: Initial Results of Survey

If you haven’t done the survey you still can here. First, thanks for those who completed the survey – whilst the the numbers are low with about 10 people having answered the survey, as I have to process them by …

2017-03-27 13:02

@Jo Nova: Watching Debbie — Cat 4 hits the coast

From the BOM animated satellite viewer. (Click to enlarge, or  click here for the animation — if you have the bandwi­dth).

This image was taken a few hours ago as darkness started to sweep across the nation. (It is all dark now).

Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Queensl­anders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi 256km Radar at Mackay (for a cat-​4 the rain is very underwh­elming) The fantastic…

2017-03-27 12:03

@Real Science: What Part Of This Doesn’t Paul Ryan Unders­tand?

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

2017-03-27 14:50

@Google: Idaho must address human-​caused climate change Idaho Press-​Tribune

Idaho Press-​Tribune Idaho must address human-​caused climate change Idaho Press-​Tribune Climate change” invokes images of rising ocean levels and suffering polar bears, but the harm hits much closer to home. The last three years were the hottest in human history, and 16 of the hottest 17 years ever recorded occurred since 2000. Unless we ... and more »

2017-03-27 19:22

@Climate Depot: EU’s Roger Helmer’s Speech to Heartland Skeptics Summit in Washington

Good evening Ladies and Gentl­emen, Friends and Collea­gues, and greetings from the European parlia­ment. You’ve just seen a speech I gave a couple of weeks back in the plenary session in Strasb­ourg. If you’re wondering why there were so few members in the chamber — that’s because it was about 10:30 at night. Source: Speech

2017-03-27 19:01

@Climate Depot: The Science Is Settled! Now Shut Up!

A few “scien­tific” examples of instances where liberals demand confo­rmity without putting forth evidence. Source: The Science Is Settled! Now Shut Up!

2017-03-27 19:41

@Climate Depot: The Time Has Come! Trump to roll back EPA Climate Regs tomorrow

http://ww­w.eenews.­net/clima­tewire/20­17/03/27/­stories/1­060052111 Trump to roll back Clean Power Plan tomorrow Niina Heikk­inen, E&E News reporter Publi­shed: Monday, March 27, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence visited Foster Supply Inc. on Saturday in Scott Depot, W.Va., where he declared the Obama-​era “war on coal” to be over. Photo by Sholten Singe­r/The Herald-​Dispatch, courtesy of AP Images. The…

2017-03-27 19:50

@Climate Progress : DOJ to crack down on sanctuary cities by denying and clawing back federal grants

2017-03-27 19:40

@Paul Homewood: Miami Beach Turning Into Modern Day Atlanti­s–Fake News BBC

By Paul Homewood   h/t QV       http://w­ww.bbc.c­o.uk/pro­grammes/­b08k19mn   The fake news BBC World at One today took the chance to add a bit of Project Climate Fear to their unasha­medly anti Trump agenda, with a a piece on how rising seas are turning Miami Beach into a modern day Atlantis.   It

2017-03-27 20:02

@Google: Johnson hopeful of persu­ading Trump on climate change action Financial Times

Financial Times Johnson hopeful of persu­ading Trump on climate change action Financial Times Mr Trump has called global warming a “hoax” and during last year's election campaign he vowed to “cancel” the Paris climate accord that his predec­essor, Barack Obama, helped to deliver in December 2015. The US president is set to sign a new executive ... Esmé van Herwi­jnen: Climate change and why…

2017-03-27 22:12

@Google: Climate-​addled jet streams boost drought, flood: study Times LIVE

Times LIVE Climate -​addled jet streams boost drought, flood: study Times LIVE Just in the last 15 years, devast­ating drought in Califo­rnia, heat waves across the United States and western Europe, deadly flooding in Pakistan all were made worse when manmade climate change altered these massive airstr­eams, they reported in the ... and more »

2017-03-27 21:57

@Climate Progress : White House refuses to condemn murder of black man by white suprem­acist

2017-03-27 22:29

@Google: Donald Trump begins tearing up Obama's years of progress on tackling climate change The Guardian

The Guardian Donald Trump begins tearing up Obama's years of progress on tackling climate change The Guardian Trump and his allies, including Scott Pruitt of the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency, have previ­ously criti­cised the 2016 Paris climate accord involving nearly 200 count­ries. The official said on Monday: “In terms of the Paris agree­ment, whether we stay ... Trump poised to undo Obama…

2017-03-28 07:26

@Google: Climate Change Denia­lists in Charge New York Times

New York Times Climate Change Denia­lists in Charge New York Times Mr. Trump, the ultimate decider, has demons­trated a cavalier approach to the peer-​reviewed atmosp­heric data that makes up the core of climate science. He has called Mr. Obama's climate change regula­tions “stupid.” But in other forums, he has denied ... In executive order, Trump to dramat­ically change US approach to climate

2017-03-28 04:00

@Google: When Is It Time to Retreat from Climate Change? The New Yorker

The New Yorker When Is It Time to Retreat from Climate Change? The New Yorker Though headlines routinely call the band's members the first American climate refugees, the label applies only in the narrowest sense. They may be the first to receive federal funding for a colle­ctive retreat from the effects of climate change, but ... Stanford resear­chers seek ways of keeping commun­ities out of harm's…

2017-03-27 21:45

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Sun’s impact on climate change quant­ified for first time

Solar variation influe­ncing climate is suddenly plaus­ible, say resear­chers. Who knew? Well, nearly everyone except climate model­lers. Although they still mutter about human influ­ence, the reality of the solar slowdown is starting to bite it seems. If as they suggest ‘A weaker sun could reduce temper­atures by half a degree’ what might they expect from

2017-03-27 21:25

@Paul Homewood: GWPF Calls On Gover­nment To Come Clean On Cost Of Renewable Energy

By Paul Homewood   http://ww­w.thegwpf­.com/is-​the-​uk-​gover­nment-​conce­aling-​very-​high-​renew­ables-​system-​cost-​estim­ates/   The GWPF have issued this press release:     The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) is calling on the Gover­nment to release the uncen­sored report on the total system costs of renewable energy which was published last Friday in a version that deleted all quant­itive cost…

2017-03-28 10:47

@Google: In executive order, Trump to dramat­ically change US approach to climate change CNN

CNN In executive order, Trump to dramat­ically change US approach to climate change CNN Washi­ngton (CNN) President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency, which looks to curb the federal gover­nment's enforc­ement of climate regula­tions by putting American jobs above addre­ssing ... Trump to roll back Obama-​era climate actions, power plant…

2017-03-28 04:11

@Real Science: Early Spring Update

One month ago the fake news Washi­ngton Post and the fake news US gover­nment announced the fake global warming induced early spring. The U.S. Geolo­gical Survey hails an early spring — and ties it to climate change – The Washi­ngton …

2017-03-28 12:53

@Real Science: Boulder Permanent Drought Update

Last week homeless people started a fire west of Boulder, which was immedi­ately blamed by the locals on climate change.  This letter was publishe­d three days ago. Pretty soon we will be faced with a year-​round firefi­ghting season. Nick Kerwin: Sunshine fire a …

2017-03-28 14:28

@Climate Progress : Congre­ssman who railed against leakers now says it doesn’t matter where info comes from

2017-03-28 14:20