@Watts Up With That?: Yester­day’s Climate Debate of the Decade: a summary from an attendee

Summary of the event Convers­ations on Climate Change held in Charle­ston, WV, Geary Audito­rium, on June 12th, 2018. By Brian Lindauer “Our premise was this: Climate change is undeni­able, but there is disagr­eement as to whether human activity is causing it, and if so, to what degree.” So states the informa­tional material provided by Spilman Thomas…

2018-06-14 00:38

@Watts Up With That?: New paper shows issues with temper­ature records: Comparing the current and early 20th century warm periods in China

Guest post by Dr. Willie Soon, Dr. Ronan Connolly Dr. Michael Connolly Recently, a new paper which we co-​authored with five other resear­chers was published in Earth-​Science Reviews entitled, “Comp­aring the current and early 20th century warm periods in China”. The paper is paywa­lled, but the journal has kindly allowed free access to the…

2018-06-13 22:06

@Watts Up With That?: An update from Peter Ridd on his legal case against @JCU

Dear All, Just a little news on what has been happe­ning. The legal matters are slowly grinding through the system. We were succe­ssful this week in a legal hearing to combine the two legal matters (first censure and the termin­ation) so that it will now all be done in one court thus saving funds. At…

2018-06-19 16:00

@Jo Nova: ABC comedy, the jokes on you — Here’s to a holiday on stained mattr­esses in the back yard

Thank the ABC. This is the best comedy I’ve seen them do on “climate change” — albeit unwitti­ngly.  The ABC has a new comedy show on Wednesday nights called RoadMap to Paradise.

This is Big-​Gover­nment Comedy. You’ll swear this was made by a skeptic. No really.

Unconv­inced that ‘feel good’ environm­entalism is making any real impact @mrcore­ywhite sets out to come up with a fresh solution. Could…

2018-06-21 19:18

@No Tricks Zone: Germany’s “Ticking Time Bombs”…T­echnical Experts Say Wind Turbines Posing “Signi­ficant Danger” To Enviro­nment!

As much of Germany’s nearly 30,000 strong fleet of wind turbines approach 20 or more years in age, the list of catast­rophic collapses is growing more rapidly. The turbines are now being viewed by technical experts as “ticking time bombs”. According to a comme­ntary by Daniel Wetzel of online German Daily ‘Die Welt’, the aging rickety

2018-06-22 09:58

@Google: James Cook Unive­rsity staff avoid using emails after climate change sceptic sacked ABC News

ABC News James Cook Unive­rsity staff avoid using emails after climate change sceptic sacked ABC News A leading Great Barrier Reef resea­rcher says academic staff at James Cook Unive­rsity (JCU) are avoiding using their staff emails in the wake of the sacking of climate change sceptic Peter Ridd."They're using G-​mail, Hotmail and Yahoo instead," Jon ...

2018-06-14 06:20

@Paul Homewood: “Antar­ctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years”–BBC

By Paul Homewood   A really quite disgrac­efully misle­ading and emotive headline from the BBC:   Antar­ctica is shedding ice at an accele­rating rate. Satel­lites monit­oring the state of the White Continent indicate some 200 billion tonnes a year are now being lost to the ocean as a result of melting. This is pushing up

2018-06-14 12:39

@Watts Up With That?: A conver­sation with Prof. Richard Lindzen

Guest interview by Grégoire Canlorbe Richard Siegmund Lindzen is an American atmosp­heric physicist known for his work in the dynamics of the atmosp­here, atmosp­heric tides, and ozone photoche­mistry. He has published more than 200 scien­tific papers and books. From 1983 until his retir­ement in 2013, he was Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteor­ology at the…

2018-06-18 19:00

@Jennifer Marohasy: Can Univer­sities Lawfully Bully Academics into Silence?

Dr Peter Ridd has taken James Cook Unive­rsity to court prote­sting his sacking for what he says is, prima­rily, speaking-​out about the lack of quality assurance in Great Barrier Reef science. Dr Ridd spoke out initially about there being no quality assurance of Great Barrier Reef science – science that is arguably misused to secure

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2018-06-19 03:52

@No Tricks Zone: Paris Accord Humili­ation: 23 Of 28 EU States Graded “Poor” Or “Very Poor” On Achieving Climate Targets!

It’s schaden­freude time for the skeptics of so-​called “green energ­ies”, and humili­ation time for green energy cheerle­aders.  Not a single EU state is meeting its climate targets, a new analysis by CAN Europe finds. It’s been close to three years since countries worldwide signed the Paris Agree­ment, which obligates nations pledge to commit thems­elves to intending

2018-06-19 11:16

@Real Science: New Mexicans

2018-06-19 15:13

@Climate Depot: Analysis: The Press Will Stop at Nothing to Get EPA chief – Pruitt is ‘one of Trump’s most effective cabinet members’

By Julie Kelly| June 19th, 2018 When reporters work too hard to earn a Pulitzer Prize for orchest­rating the political assassi­nation of one of the presid­ent’s most effective cabinet members, somet­imes, in their zeal, they can make a big mistake. That is exactly what happened over the weekend when the New York Times was forced to post

2018-06-19 16:20

@Watts Up With That?: Bizarre claim: “Climate Change Denial” is a racial attitude

From Scienc­eAlert and the “you knew it was just a matter of time before some misguided social justice warrior made the claim” depart­ment. h/t to WUWT reader “ozspe­akup” Racist Attitudes And Climate Denial Have a Distu­rbing Link We Never Knew About Something is very wrong here. PETER DOCKRILL – Scienc­eAlert The drivers behind climate change…

2018-06-19 19:30

@Climate Depot: SIERRA CLUB: ‘CLIMATE DENIERS’ ARE RACISTS – Claim ‘high levels of racial resen­tment strongly corre­lated with reduced agreement with scien­tific consensus on climate change’

By MI­CHAEL BASTASCH The Sierra Club has a message for white Republ­icans who disagree with them on global warming: You’re racist. That’s right, the U.S.’s oldest environ­mental group is pushing a recent st­udy that claims “high levels of racial resen­tment are strongly corre­lated with reduced agreement with the scien­tific consensus on climate change.” “The perce­ntage of white Americans

2018-06-19 16:54

@No Tricks Zone: German National Daily ‘Die Welt’ On CO2 Reduc­tion: “Why Has It Been 5 To Midnight 30 Years Long?”

Sustai­nable alarm, unending hoax. Comme­ntary at Germany’s ‘Die Welt’: Why has the climate-​last-​chance alarm been blaring 30 years long now? And why has the planet today “sudd­enly” just been given yet another 20 years by experts? Remember how in 2007 Al Gore warned we had only 10 more years to act? Well, those 10 years

2018-06-20 13:06

@Real Science: Latest Climate News From The “RIght-​Wing Press”

Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newsp­aper. George Orwell Fox News and the Washi­ngton Examiner are pushing some rather specta­cular climate idiocy these days. Worse garbage than the New York Times …

2018-06-20 15:04

@American Elephants: Viral Photo­graph — Fake News, Fake Pictures

Did you see this image today on CNN emphas­izing the “crying child ‘ripped’ from the arms of his mother.” It went viral. It’s a a picture designed to catch at the heartst­rings, and appare­ntly, it did. Unfortu­nately, as in much of the fake news depart­ment, all is not as it seems. As Zero Hedge reported:

2018-06-21 10:42

@Real Science: Summer Arrives – Greenland Continues To Gain Ice

The bad news keeps piling up for Arctic alarm­ists. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass Budget: DMI Sea surface temper­atures around Greenland are record cold. anomnigh­t.6.18.2­018.gif (1174­×640) Meanw­hile, climate alarmists continue to lie about Green­land, like they do about every­thing else.

2018-06-21 17:15

@Climate Depot: Arctic sea ice now higher than it was in 2010 2016 2012 2011 and 2017

Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 171 – 2018 http://sun­shinehours­.net/2018/­06/21/sea-​ice-​extent-​global-​antarctic-​and-​arctic-​day-​171-​2018/ For the last few days the Arctic has been higher than it was in 2010 2016 2012 2011 and 2017 . South / North — gReader Pro

2018-06-21 18:14

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Ted Cruz demands investi­gation into taxpayer-​funded global warming ‘advocacy’

Borrowing Hollywood titles like ‘a clear and present danger’ isn’t going to overcome the fact that colourful predic­tions made about the climate by modellers and climate alarmists in general have failed to materi­alise. BBC – take note. ‘It is propagan­dizing’ – Daily Caller repor­ting. Repub­lican senators asked federal investi­gators to look into whether or not

2018-06-21 21:38

@Climatism: CLIMATE Propaga­ndists Have Been Using The Same Apocal­yptic Language For Decades – Irresp­ective of Temper­ature – To Drive Their Agenda And Scare You Into Belief

AS part of Barack Obama’s “save my legacy” tour, he circumna­vigated the planet – trave­lling in a glider powered by trained albatr­osses – lecturing us on human CO2-​induced­ global warming climate change. ON his menu were the usual climate crisis talking points including regurg­itated hysteria on apparent climate-​caused food shortages leading to “poli­tical instabi­lity”. A delibe­rate…

2018-06-22 02:46

@Climate Depot: Scient­ists: 30 Years On, How Well Do Global Warming Predic­tions Stand Up?

https://w­ww.wsj.co­m/article­s/thirty-​years-​on-​how-​well-​do-​global-​warming-​predic­tions-​stand-​up-​15296­23442 James Hansen issued dire warnings in the summer of 1988. Today earth is only modestly warmer. By Climato­logist Dr. Pat Michae­ls and Meteoro­logist Dr. Ryan Maue June 21, 2018 7:24 p.m. ET James E. Hansen wiped sweat from his brow. Outside it was a record-​high 98 degrees on June 23, 1988, as…

2018-06-22 16:41

@Watts Up With That?: Thirty Years On, How Well Do Global Warming Predic­tions Stand Up?

The short answer, is not all that well. On June 23, 1988, NASA scientist James E. Hansen testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resou­rces, where he expressed his “high degree of confid­ence” in “a cause-​and-​effect relati­onship between the claimed CO2 induced “green­house effect and observed warming.” The 30th annive­rsary of Mr. Hansen’s…

2018-06-22 23:24

@Real Science: Science In The 16th Century

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single indivi­dual. Galileo Galilei Ned Nikolov works for the US Forest Service in Fort Collins, Colorado. In 2016 he published the rather obvious …

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@Paul Homewood: Why the Sun Controls the Climate and CO2 is Meanin­gless

By Paul Homewood   I have long argued that it is the oceans that control atmosp­heric tempera­tures, and not the other way round. The CO2 is Life website explains this in greater detail:   To under­stand AGW, one must under­stand quantum physics. The Green­house Gas Effect is the thermal­ization of Longwave Infrared (LWIR) Photons. LWIR

2018-06-13 19:00

@Climate Depot: Panelists face off in climate debate – Curry: It is ‘futile’ to try and control the climate

https://ww­w.wvgazett­email.com/­news/kanaw­ha_county/­panelists-​face-​off-​on-​climate-​change-​issues/a­rticle_e­f4b03e1-​80e6-​5b4e-​908a-​0904f7e6d­fc9.html

2018-06-13 17:40

@Climate Depot: Swedish Resear­chers Confirm 20th Century Warming ‘Does Not Stand Out’ Over Past 2500 Years

http://no­trickszon­e.com/201­8/06/13/s­wedish-​resear­chers-​confirm-​20th-​century-​warming-​does-​not-​stand-​out-​over-​past-​2500-​years/ By P Gosselin­ on 13. June 2018 A very recent study by Swedish scien­tists appearing in the journal ­Climate of the Past ex­amining bottom water tempera­ture (B­WT) off the coast of Western Sweden (­Gullmar Fjord) going back 2500 years found that “the most recent…

2018-06-13 23:38

@Watts Up With That?: Huge planet-​wide dust storm on Mars knocks out NASA’s ‘Opport­unity’ rover – scien­tists worried

Dust storm is now on the verge of circumna­vigating the entire planet Mars rover Opport­unity is in trouble. NASA engineers attempted to contact Opport­unity yeste­rday, June 12th, but did not hear back from the nearly 15-​year old rover. The problem: A huge dust storm is blank­eting Persev­erance Valley where Opport­unity has been working. This sequence…

2018-06-13 21:35

@Watts Up With That?: Good News! 99.989% of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Didn’t Melt!

Guest lampo­oning by David Middleton 99.989% rounds up to 100%.  This is fantastic news… Unless you’re a Warmun­ist.  Fortun­ately for Warmun­ists, Science News tailors their headlines to your prefer­ences… NEWS CLIMATE, EARTH, OCEANS Antar­ctica has lost about 3 trillion metric tons of ice since 1992 Ice loss is accele­rating and that’s helped raise the global…

2018-06-14 14:48

@Paul Homewood: Green Night­mare: Germany’s Clean Energy Flops While Global Fossil Fuels Boom…

By Paul Homewood Dellers reports from Breit­bart: Germany, epicentre of global environme­ntalism, is losing faith in the green dream. Its energy minister has admitted that it will fall some way short of its 2020 climate targets and that voters are weary of the renewable energy projects which in Germany alone cost taxpayers around €25 billion

2018-06-14 13:19


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