@Watts Up With That?: Official Climate Objective to Make Normal Appear Abnormal Continues Through Anthropo­morphism

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball I gained a dramatic insight into the practice and dangers of anthropo­morphism when I was asked to give a talk prior to a presen­tation by Jane Goodall, of chimp­anzee research fame. I realized why I was invited after I spoke about the impor­tance of trees in the urban enviro­nment using…

2017-11-14 00:30

@Real Science: Sea Surface Temper­atures July To November

Current Operat­ional SST Anomaly Charts – OSPO

2017-11-14 23:00

@Real Science: RIP 97% Consensus

2017-11-15 10:43

@Watts Up With That?: Good news about climate change from an unexp­ected source

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Today we have several pieces of good news about our changing climate. It is good news from an amazing source.   “How soon will the ‘ice apocal­ypse’ come?“ By Tamsin Edwards at The Guardian. The bien pensants at The Guardian are credulous consumers of climate doomster…

2017-11-28 01:29

@No Tricks Zone: Germany’s National Power Grid Mess…C­ountry Seeing Whopping 172,000 Power Outages Annually!

Germany’s Energi­ewende threatens to follow a similar path as the Berlin-​Brande­nburg airport debacle, but on a far greater scale. When bureau­crats take over project enginee­ring... Berlin-​Brande­nburg BER airport: Constr­uction began in 2006 with operation scheduled to begin in 2011. And now as 2017 nears the end, BER is not even close to opening. Currently it

2017-12-01 17:51

@Real Science: Arctics Sea Ice Volume Up 15% Since 2007

“Science is the Belief in the Ignorance of Experts” — Richard Feynman Since the end of November 2007, Arctic sea ice volume is up 15% from 13,000 km³ to 15,000­ km³. There has been a huge expansion of thick ice into …

2017-12-02 03:09

@No Tricks Zone: 7 Major Signs The Globe’s Surface Has Been Cooling, And Will Continue To Cool

By now, after some 30 years of dire warnings, you’d think that the warming of the globe and ice mass reduction would be much further along than it actually is. Yet there are a number of major signs that show the opposite (cooling and freezing) are happe­ning: 1. Arctic ice has stabi­lized over the past

2017-12-03 13:37

@Climate Scepticism: ‘Pictures Taken Seconds Before Death’

The climate conver­sation has been proce­eding at a breat­hless pace since 1988 (a rather arbitrary starting point, but… whate­ver). The warming period of 1975-​1998 was unusual and worthy of discus­sion. The idea that humans contri­buted to some portion of that warming was just common sense, given the rapid pace of industria­lization. But the warming achieved …

2017-11-19 18:05

@Watts Up With That?: Latest Daft Green Marketing Idea: Pictures of Natural Disasters on the Sides of New Cars

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Professor Simon Dalby thinks the way to disco­urage buying petrol cars is to decorate new cards with mandatory images of climate disas­ters. Thank you for not driving: Climate change requires anti-​smoking tactics November 20, 2017 9.21am AEDT ust before the delegates for the annual Confe­rence of the Parties on climate…

2017-11-20 08:02

@Climatism: ‘Green’ Premiers Red-​Faced: Wind Power Fiasco Ends in Dirty Diesel Debacle

Origi­nally posted on STOP THESE THINGS : SA’s Premier: dogged by dirty diesel debacle. ? Austra­lia’s ludicrous attempt to run on sunshine and breezes sometimes reads like the farcical plot of an episode of Black­adder or Fawlty Towers. In a ‘you couldn’t make this up if you tried’ moment, Austra­lia’s ‘gree­nest’ States, Victoria and South Australia…

2017-11-21 06:47

@Climate Depot: Deling­pole: Exposed – the Liberal Astrot­urfers Behind the Global Warming Scare

by JAMES DELING­POLE24 Nov 201791 In order to drain the swamp, President Trump must first destroy the Green Blob. This is the only logical concl­usion to be drawn from a series of data leaks and Freedom of Inform­ation (FOI) revela­tions exposing the relati­onship between left wing ca­mpaigne­rs and the great climate change scam. Global warming, it becomes clear,

2017-11-25 20:51

@Warren Meyer: Elon Musk Made the Kessel Run in Less Than Twelve Parsecs

I had to laugh at the stories the other day on the battery backup system Elon Musk and Tesla made for the Austr­alian Power grid: Tesla has compl­eted its 100 megawatt Powerpack battery backup system in South Australia within 100 days (easily), as Elon Musk had promised. That means the company essent­ially won the "bet," and won't be

2017-11-25 20:57

@Paul Homewood: Booker On The Rising Cost Of The Climate Act

By Paul Homewood   Booker highl­ights the latest OBR projec­tions for the costs of climate policy:   For those of us who follow the make-​believe of our crazy national energy policy, last week’s Budget did at least yield one welcome piece of news. This was Philip Hammond’s announ­cement that there are to be no new

2017-11-26 11:19

@Real Science: New Video : Goldi­locks And The Three Planets : A Global Warming Fairy Tale

In this video, I address the fundam­ental failure of climate science.

2017-11-26 12:11

@Climate Depot: The Greens are losing the interna­tional climate fight

Obama is gone. The “green queen” Angela Merkel is strug­gling over coal. Britain is brexiting the green EU. Japan is silent, while China and India burn coal like crazy. Russia never did care. And so it goes. Source: The Greens are losing the interna­tional climate fight

2017-11-27 18:43

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Circles And Hexagons And Models, Oh My

A question of how to fit a round climate process peg into a square climate model hole, and could hexagonal grid cells help.

2017-11-28 03:57

@No Tricks Zone: German Public Media Finally Acknow­ledge Country’s Power Grid Now More Unstable Than Ever

It seems that the woes besetting the German Energi­ewende (trans­ition the green energies) and the country’s power grids are finally beginning to hit home at the mains­tream German media. For example German HR public radio here writes “increa­singly large problems have besieged power grid operator Tennet” and that the company often “has to act at

2017-11-29 17:50

@Watts Up With That?: An ugly new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: An important (but fatally flawed) new peer-​reviewed paper about climate change reveals much about climate science, the public policy debate, and the role of science instit­utions in America. Here is a quick look at it and its lessons for us. Do remember you are there to…

2017-11-30 17:00

@Paul Homewood: Who Writes The Mail’s Green Crap?

By Paul Homewood   http://www­.dailymail­.co.uk/sci­encetech/a­rticle-​5133897/­Climate-​skeptics-​fire-​new-​paper­.html   I posted about the above article yeste­rday. As somebody pointed out, the headline used the American spelling of skeptic. It turns that the author Cheyenne Macdonald is herself an American. As a “Science Techn­ology Reporter” for MailOn­line, she frequ­ently writes alarmist…

2017-12-02 14:15

@Watts Up With That?: Brexit Horror: Liberated British Might De-​prior­itise Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall British academics are worried that the British People might choose to de-​prior­itise climate policy, if they are allowed to make their own choices instead of being shackled to the EU bureau­cracy. What will Brexit mean for the climate? (Clue: it doesn’t look good) Michele Stua Research Fellow, SPRU (Science Policy…

2017-12-03 09:05

@No Tricks Zone: Whistle­blower Scient­ists: PSMSL Data-​Adjusters Are Manufac­turing Sea Level Rise Where None Exists

‘Adjust­ments’ To Create Spurious Sea Level Rise Have Now Infected The PSMSL Tide Gauge Data In a new paper published in Earth Systems and Enviro­nment this month, Austr­alian scien­tists Dr. Albert Parker and Dr. Clifford Ollier uncover evidence that overseers of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) appear to have been engaging in

2017-12-04 13:47

@Watts Up With That?: “Pseudo­science is embraced, it might be argued, in exact propo­rtion as real science is misunder­stood”… Except in the case of climate change.

Guest post by David Middleton This item on Real Clear Science caught my eye today… What Causes Science Denial?  Steven Novella, Neurol­ogica Blog Dr. Novella discussed another paper which found that skept­icism of the so-​called scien­tific consensus regarding climate change cannot be explained by a lack of scien­tific liter­acy.  (The other recent paper was discussed…

2017-12-05 17:48

@Paul Homewood: Mayors Go It Alone On Climate But Ignore The Real Problems

By Paul Homewood     A dose of welcome reality from our friends at CFACT:   Mayors from 51 cities from across the U.S. and around the world are meeting in Chicago to hear from former President Obama and sign a document they are calling the"Ch­icago Climate Charter."  President Trump announced his intention to

2017-12-05 22:19

@Real Science: Weather Vs. Climate In The UK

Climate experts say it is impos­sible to forecast snow in the UK more than three days in advance. Why you shouldn’t believe a UK snow forecast more than three days ahead – Liam Dutton – Channel 4 News On the …

2017-12-06 08:45

@Google: Canada's ambas­sador for climate change resigns after husband's death CTV News

CTV News Canada's ambas­sador for climate change resigns after husband's death CTV News MacIntyre added that it was an"i­mmense privilege" to advance Canada's climate agenda and expressed confi­dence that Canada's leade­rship on the issue will continue. Enviro­nment Minister Catherine McKenna issued a statement about MacIntyre's departure on ... Canada's Climate change ambas­sador steps down after…

2017-12-06 08:18

@Watts Up With That?: An interview with Dr. Susan Crockford on the Harvey et al. attack paper over polar bear research

As many readers know, there was a erroneous and malicious paper recently published by The journal Biosc­ience titled I­nternet blogs, polar bears, and climate-​change denial by proxy, (Harvey et al. 2017) c­overed here and here by WUWT, along with a request for retra­ction here. The person who was the focus of the 14 authors of the Harvey…

2017-12-07 08:01

@No Tricks Zone: Time Running Out For Global Warming Hoaxs­ters… 7 New Studies Show Large Parts Of Globe Cooling!

Recently I wrote about 7 signs showing that the earth has been cooling and likely will continue to cool. To back this up, Kenneth Richards commented in a reply that this year has seen 7 new peer-​reviewed papers that show us that the earth’s surface temper­ature at the poles and elsewhere has been cooling since

2017-12-08 16:47

@Real Science: Latest Pictures From The Ice-​Free Arctic

Almost the entire Arctic was covered by clouds yesterday (incl­uding Green­land) but I found a few breaks in the clouds over Canada and the Hudson Bay.

2017-12-10 09:33

@Jo Nova: Matt Ridley on Brexit: Brits should give foreign aid to EU (with strings) as parting gift

Matt Ridley writes the letter Theresa May should send to the EU

For 40 years Britain has propped up the EU with nothing in return but compl­aints and insults.

The fifth biggest economy in the world can offer foreign aid to the failing EU but on the same terms as other needy states.


Dear Angela, Emmanuel and others (cc Donald,…

2017-12-12 08:59

@Master Resource: Preferen­tial/Pol­itical Dispatch: Rigging the Market Against Baseload Energy

“‘Dereg­ulated’ markets have intro­duced a mechanism that virtually always selects wind and solar over coal, natural gas, or nuclear power. ­Whether this was a delib­erate effort to favor wind and solar to cut CO2 emissions to combat global warming is unknown, but the effect of prefer­ential dispat­ching has been to close fossil fuel power plants, as well as nuclear plants.”

The prefere­ntial…

2017-11-13 07:00