• Still Cooling: Sea Surface Temperatures Continue Fall

    • Date: 23/08/10

    Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) measured by the AMSR-E instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite continue the fall which began several months ago. The following plot, updated through yesterday (August 18, 2010) reveals the global average SSTs continue to cool, while the Nino34 region of the tropical east Pacific remains well below normal, consistent with La Nina […]

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  • Andrew Montford: Glaring Inaccuracies And Misrepresentations

    • Date: 20/08/10

    … but not mine. Firstly, one should always accentuate the positive first, so I am going to praise Bob Ward for eschewing the words “denier” and “denialist”. This is a good thing and will help elevate the tone of the debate. I assume this was his idea rather than something that was forced upon him by […]

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  • What Is The Difference Between President Bush and President Obama?

    • Date: 19/08/10

    […] The preliminary 2010 US data indicates that the United States in in fact not decarbonizing but recarbonizing (and to emphasize, it is preliminary).  You can see this in the figure above.  The Department of Energy provides an explanation (and see this post from earlier today): Forecast economic growth combined with increased use of coal […]

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  • Scientists Say Global Warming Could Increase Food Production

    • Date: 18/08/10

    It’s hard to keep track of all the futurist predictions whether the next several decades are going to be utopian or dystopian. Still, when it comes to global warming, we so often hear nothing but dire predictions of doom, it is refreshing that some scientists have concluded that higher temperatures could actually contribute to increased […]

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  • R.I.P., Hockey Stick

    • Date: 16/08/10

    If there is a single icon for ‘global warming,’ it is the “Hockey Stick” (HS) created by Dr. Michael Mann. The HS was featured on the cover of an IPCC report and was featured in Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth. Not only did the HS purport to show that recent temperatures are unprecedented but that […]

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  • Climate Change In Germany Has Become “A Loser Topic”

    • Date: 15/08/10

    The German European Institute For Climate and Environment (EIKE) brings our attention to a report by the publicly funded NDR German television news show Panorama concerning the state of climate science and politics today in Germany. If you’re a climate activist, things just couldn’t be worse. NDR Panorama report on Germany”s mood with regards to climate change (in […]

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  • One Of Our Hemispheres Is Missing!

    • Date: 13/08/10

    The earth’s southern hemisphere is now in the winter season, and it is proving to be a severe one. There have been many deaths of people, animals, fish, and crops. But you haven’t heard about that from the northern hemisphere media. As far as the media is concerned, there is no southern hemisphere. All the […]

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  • ‘Scientifically Unsupportable Nonsense’

    • Date: 13/08/10

    The World Meteorological Organization has issued he following statement: Several regions of the world are currently coping with severe weather-related events: flash floods and widespread flooding in large parts of Asia and parts of Central Europe while other regions are also affected: by heatwave and drought in Russian Federation, mudslides in China and severe droughts […]

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