@Real Science: Peter Wadhams Grants The Arctic Another Reprieve!

“World renowned climate expert” Peter Wadhams predicted Arctic ice would be gone ten years ago, and then in 2015, but has graci­ously granted the ice yet another decade. He also believes skeptics are murdering climate scient­ists. How Feedback Loops Are …

2018-10-19 12:28

@Paul Homewood: Govt Announces Plans To Shut Down UK

By Paul Homewood h/t Philip Bratby Just when you think that the Gover­nment cannot get any more stupid, they go and prove you wrong! To mark the launch of this natio­nwide week, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry today (Monday 15 October) wrote to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) […]

2018-10-19 11:52

@Real Science: Guardian : Too Much Sea Ice Threatens Starvation

A few weeks after annou­ncing the demise of Arctic sea ice, the Guardian says there is too much sea ice – and it threatens Elizabeth Warren’s northern relatives with starva­tion. Canada: sea ice prevents crucial supply deliv­eries to isolated commun­ities …

2018-10-19 11:58

@Jo Nova: Hadley excuse implies their quality control might filter out the freak outliers? Not so.

The Met Office, Hadley Centre response to #DataGate implied they do quality control and that leaves the impre­ssion that they might filter out the frozen tropical islands and other freak data:

We perform automated quality checks on the ocean data and monthly updates to the land data are subjected to a computer assisted manual quality control process.

I asked John to expand on what Hadley…

2018-10-18 17:08

@Climate Depot: ‘We should all be dead by now’ – ‘Apoca­lypse Delayed’ – ‘The UN IPCC report does not justify climate scaremon­gering’

https://w­ww.spiked-​online.c­om/2018/­10/18/ap­ocalypse-​delayed/ By Ben Pile We should all be dead by now, thanks to overpop­ulation and resource deple­tion. The few of us remaining should be scave­nging a landscape denuded of life by acid rains and UV rays. Thankf­ully, we are not. Also still standing are the scien­tific instit­utions and the global bureauc­racies that predicted our premature

2018-10-18 17:42

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Why the Little Ice Age ended in the middle of the 19th century 

It’s not the concl­usion some might be expec­ting… Analysis of ice cores delivers conti­nuous data for the first time on indus­trial soot from 1740 to today, reports Heritag­eDaily. In the first half of the 19th century, a series of large volcanic eruptions in the tropics led to a temporary global cooling of Earth’s climate. It […]

2018-10-18 22:11

@Judith Curry: Remar­kable changes to carbon emission budgets in the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C

by Nic Lewis A close reading of Chapters 1 and 2 of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) reveals some intere­sting changes from the IPCC 5th Asses­sment Report (AR5), and other science-​relevant statem­ents. This article highl­ights …

2018-10-18 21:11

@American Elephants: Why The Left Behaves The Way They Do

John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address spoke of “a new American gener­ation “tempered by war, discip­lined by a hard and bitter peace” that would pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty­.”After a long bloody war, he was a pragma­tist, […]

2018-10-19 07:14

@Paul Homewood: Diesel and petrol ban should come much faster, say MPs

By Paul Homewood h/t Philip Bratby If you want to destroy the British car industry, I can’t think of a better way! https://w­ww.bbc.co­.uk/news/­business-​45899580 Adverti­sements

2018-10-19 12:05

@No Tricks Zone: The Wides­pread Social And Environ­mental Destru­ction Behind Electric Car Batteries And E-​Mobility

German ZDF public telev­ision recently broadcast a report showing how electric cars are a far cry from being what they are all cracked up to be by green activ­ists. Northern Chilean desert being ruined by wides­pread lithium mining. Image cropped from ZDF docume­ntary: Die Schatte­nseiten der E-​Mobilität The report titled: “Batt­eries in twilight – The dark side of […]

2018-10-19 16:44

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Climate and the Solar Magnetic Field

Origi­nally posted on The Next Grand Minimum : Presen­tation by Professor Valentina Zharkova When: Wednesday 31st October, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Where: 55 Tufton Street, Westmi­nster, SW1P 3QL Principal component analysis (PCA) of the solar backg­round magnetic field observed from the Earth, revealed four pairs of dynamo waves, the pair with the highest eigen…

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@Watts Up With That?: September 2018 Global Surface (Land+­Ocean) and Lower Tropos­phere Temper­ature Anomaly Update

This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+­ocean surface temper­ature reconst­ruction­s—GISS through September 2018 and HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC) through August 2018—and of the two suppliers of satellite-​based lower tropos­phere temper­ature compo­sites (RSS and UAH) through September 2018. It also includes a few model-​data…

2018-10-18 11:30

@Watts Up With That?: Apollo astronaut scientist rejects IPCC climate report

Apollo 17 moonw­alker Dr. Harrison Schmitt rejects UN climate report: ‘The observ­ations that we make as geologi­sts…do not show any evidence that human beings are causing this’ NYT asks Geologist and Moonw­alker Dr. Harrison Schmitt about UN IPCC report: The New York Times’ Nicholas St. Fleur: “…as one of the leading climate change deniers, when there was…

2018-10-18 08:46

@No Tricks Zone: New Science: Arctic AND Antarctic Sea Ice More Extensive Today Than Nearly All Of The Last 10,000 Years

It is often claimed that modern day sea ice changes are “unprece­dented”, alarming, and well outside the range of natural variab­ility. Yet scien­tists are increa­singly finding that biomarker proxies used to recons­truct both Arctic and Antarctic sea ice condi­tions since the Early Holocene reveal that today’s sea ice changes are not only not unusual, there […]

2018-10-18 13:44

@Climate Depot: Watch conten­tious TV Debate: Morano v. former UN env. director about UN IPCC Report

The Newsm­akers – TRT Telev­ision Interna­tional TV – Oct 17, 2018 – The UN warns that unless drastic action is taken in the next twelve years,…­Should countries be forced into better environ­mental pract­ices? Guests: Marc Morano – Executive director and chief corresp­ondent of Climate Depot Author, The Politi­cally Incorrect Guide to Climate Change. vs. Svein Tveitdal – Chairman and

2018-10-18 19:24

@Climate Depot: CNN’s Brian Stelter’s reliable source on climate change is no climate scientist – Has Ph.D. is in ‘Renai­ssance litera­ture’

https://t­witchy.co­m/brettt-​3136/201­8/10/17/­shocker-​brian-​stelters-​reliable-​source-​on-​climate-​change-​is-​no-​climate-​scien­tist/ by Brett T. We missed this Sunday, but we also miss writing about CNN’s media reporter Brian Stelter, so here you go. The funny thing about Stelter’s Sunday show is its name: “Reliable Sources.” And this week, his reliable source on why we don’t hear more about climate…

2018-10-18 18:02

@Watts Up With That?: Barley, Beer and BS

News Analysis by Kip Hansen Oops, can I say that here? BS? Oh, pretend it means “Barley Science.” It does, sort of, espec­ially in this instance. You see, it isn’t really science. It is an even worse word than “BS” — it’s the “P-​word”. Luckily, I am not shy about using the P-​word —…

2018-10-19 08:25

@American Elephants: Tucker Carlson on “Imag­inary Left-​Wing Mobs”

In case you missed this episode of the Tucker Carlson show, here it is. It seemed approp­riate. This is a very strange time we are living in. Adverti­sements

2018-10-19 05:43

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Checking a Hurricane Predic­tion: How Did He Do?

I interv­iewed atmosp­heric scientist Peter Jacobs, from George Mason Univer­sity, last spring, and asked him for a preview of the (then) coming storm season. Now that we can review most of it (reme­mber, Sandy made landfall at end of Octob­er..) – How did he do? I think pretty well. Scien­tists don’t know everyt­hing, but that […]

2018-10-19 13:39

@Watts Up With That?: Claim: Air Pollu­tion, Not Green­house Gases, Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

NOTE: I don’t necess­arily agree with this [at all], but I thought it worth exposing – Anthony In a recent article in the Journal of Geogr­aphy, Enviro­nment and Earth Science Interna­tional, Transdyne Corpor­ation geosci­entist J. Marvin Herndon makes the startling claim that climate scient­ists, including the UN’s Intergove­rnmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), have been chasing the wrong…

2018-10-19 16:02

@Watts Up With That?: @nytimes promotes an “eff you level” of irrepro­ducible science

From the website: “Stati­stical Modeling, Causal Infer­ence, and Social Science” by Andrew Gelman. h/t to Willie Soon So the NYT yesterday has a story about this study I am directed to it and am immedi­ately concerned about all the things that make this study somewhat dubious. Forking paths in the defin­ition of the indepe­ndent variable, sample selection in who…

2018-10-19 19:09

@Climate Depot: NYT Warmist Krugman wrongly predicted economic crash from Trump’s election, now warns of Trump being a ‘deadly denier’

https://r­ealclimat­escience.­com/2018/­10/nobel-​prize-​winning-​economist-​weighs-​in-​on-​climate-​science/ by tonyh­eller The same Nobel Prize winning economist who predicted the world­wide, permanent Trump recession and market crash – now says President Trump is destr­oying the climate. Paul Krugman: The Economic Fallout It really does now look like President Donald J. Trump, and markets are plunging.…

2018-10-19 17:10

@Warren Meyer: This is The Resist­ance's Real Failure (Assuming They Want to Make Progress on Their Issues, and Not Just Score Political Points)

From even before day 1 of the Trump Administ­ration, the "resis­tance" has procl­aimed that Trump is an illegi­timate President and anyone who even has civil discourse with him will be othered and humili­ated. Readers know that I find Trump and his style to be distas­teful, and believe he is dead wrong on immigr­ation and trade, […]

2018-10-19 18:31

@Climate Scepticism: Apoca­lypse delayed

Ben Pile has another article up at Spiked, Apoca­lypse Delayed: The IPCC report does not justify climate scaremon­gering. We should all be dead by now, thanks to overpop­ulation and resource deple­tion. The few of us remaining should be scave­nging a landscape denuded of life by acid rains and UV rays. Thankf­ully, we are not. Also still standing …

2018-10-19 18:12

@Climate Depot: Trudeau’s carbon causes Canadian airlines to stop flying to smaller cities

https://ww­w.therebel­.media/ezr­a_levant_s­how_octobe­r_19_2018 By Ezra Levant Pretty obvious headline today in the Globe and Mail, zero surprise to me at least: Ottawa’s carbon tax will send more passe­ngers to U.S. carriers, Canadian airlines warn That headline doesn’t actually list the worst part… Canada’s airlines are warning Ottawa’s planned carbon tax will increase airfares, reduce flights…

Today: 01:57

@The Next Grand Minimum: Climate and the Solar Magnetic Field

Presen­tation by Professor Valentina Zharkova When: Wednesday 31st October, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Where: 55 Tufton Street, Westmi­nster, SW1P 3QL Principal component analysis (PCA) of the solar backg­round magnetic field observed from the Earth, revealed four pairs of…

2018-10-19 20:57

@Watts Up With That?: Guardian Hints at “Regul­ating Agricu­lture” – Because Extreme Weather, Climate Change and Nitrates

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Farmers hoping for a little gover­nment climate cash to help them through a string of adverse seasons should be very careful what they wish for. Politi­cians say nothing, but US farmers are increa­singly terrified by it – climate change Art Cullen Fri 19 Oct 2018 23.00 AEDT Research forecasts Iowa…

Today: 01:47