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Climate Model Projections Significantly Diverge from Paleoclimate Analogs

Climate Model Projections Significantly Diverge from Paleoclimate Analogs

By Renee Hannon Introduction Over the past million years, our Earth displays a rhythmic beat when exiting full glacial cycles and entering interglacial warm periods. The characteristics and duration of these systematic warm periods provide an excellent dataset to help prognoses of future climate patterns. Astronomical Milankovitch cycles play a major role and trigger internal […]

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San Francisco and Oakland sue top five oil and gas companies over costs of climate change

San Francisco and Oakland sue top five oil and gas companies over costs of climate change

From PR Newswire Companies knew for decades that their products caused climate change and posed ‘catastrophic’ risk, but misled the public and continued to make enormous profits News provided by City Attorney of San Francisco 13:15 ET SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Oakland City Attorney Barbara […]

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Strange ‘ring comet’ discovered by Hubble telescope

Strange ‘ring comet’ discovered by Hubble telescope

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system From the ESA/HUBBLE INFORMATION CENTRE With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter: two asteroids orbiting each other and […]

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2014 HGS Presentation: “Climate Change: Facts and Fictions”

2014 HGS Presentation: “Climate Change: Facts and Fictions”

Guest post by David Middleton Dr. Rusty Riese’s May 2014 presentation to the Houston Geological Society… Speaker:  W.C. Rusty Riese Adjunct Professor, Rice University Climate Change: Facts and Fictions The past several years have seen several opinion pieces regarding climate change appear in the pages of many publications, both scientific and secular.  Although both sides […]

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Gravity waves influence weather and climate

Gravity waves influence weather and climate

In fluid dynamics, gravity waves are waves generated in a fluid medium or at the interface between two media when the force of gravity or buoyancy tries to restore equilibrium. An example of such an interface is that between the atmosphere and the ocean, which gives rise to wind waves. –source From GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT FRANKFURT. Gravity waves form in the atmosphere as […]

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Scientists Go After The Media For Highlighting A Study Showing IPCC Climate Models Were Wrong

Scientists Go After The Media For Highlighting A Study Showing IPCC Climate Models Were Wrong

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 9:16 AM 09/20/2017 A climate model expert told The Washington Post there would be “extra eyes really scrutinizing” a new study claiming climate models predicted more global warming than has been observed this century. And he was right. Climate scientists have rushed to criticize a study published in the […]

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Welcome to Australia where it’s always warmer somewhere!

Welcome to Australia where it’s always warmer somewhere!

(and other nonsense from Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, the University of Melbourne and The Conversation). Dr. Bill Johnston[1] Main points. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology and climate scientists at the University of Melbourne should know that nowhere on planet-earth could rainfall be less than none! The Bureau’s latest Seasonal Summary (winter 2017) spuriously claims rainfall is […]

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Hilarious: Identity Fiddling Ex-EPA Chief Demands More Transparency

Hilarious: Identity Fiddling Ex-EPA Chief Demands More Transparency

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t John, Daily Caller – Lisa Jackson, who may have broken federal law by using a fake email alias during her tenure as EPA chief, has demanded more EPA transparency. Apple’s Lisa Jackson says the EPA hasn’t changed, leadership has changed Apple’s Vice President Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa […]

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Major Bank to Governments: Go on, Give us your Carbon Tax Money…

Major Bank to Governments: Go on, Give us your Carbon Tax Money…

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Banks have become remarkably coy about demanding carbon tax cash, in return for support for climate “investment”, but at least one major bank wanted to make sure readers got the hint. Banking on climate change 19 Sep 2017 Andrew Cornell Leaving aside that the energy debate in Australia is almost […]

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The Value of Old Textbooks

The Value of Old Textbooks

Guest post by David Middleton Back in my early days of “debating” climate change on the Internet, I ran across this New York Times article: From a Rapt Audience, a Call to Cool the Hype By WILLIAM J. BROADMARCH 13, 2007 Hollywood has a thing for Al Gore and his three-alarm film on global warming, […]

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From the “The Stupid, It Burns” Department: “Science denial not limited to political right”

From the “The Stupid, It Burns” Department: “Science denial not limited to political right”

Guest rant by David Middleton Science denial not limited to political right September 19, 2017 In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many claims have been made that science denial, particularly as it relates to climate change, is primarily a problem of the political right. […] UIC Today That’s like saying in the wake […]

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Are the glaciers in Glacier National Park growing?

Are the glaciers in Glacier National Park growing?

By Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysander Spooner University http://www.lysanderspooneruniversity.com Glacier National Park (GNP) straddles the continental divide along Montana’s border with Canada.  Ever since Al Gore’s 2006 film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” the Park has been seen as ground zero in the international battle over manmade global warming.  Almost every major figure promoting apocalyptic-manmade-global-warming-by-CO2 hysteria […]

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Scientist Smacks Down Al Gore’s Claim That Harvey Brought ‘500,000 year rains’

Scientist Smacks Down Al Gore’s Claim That Harvey Brought ‘500,000 year rains’

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 4:08 PM 09/18/2017 Former President Al Gore said Monday that Hurricane Harvey brought once in 500,000 year rainfall to parts of Texas, only to be questioned by scientists challenging his data. “Within the last two weeks we have had two more record-breaking, climate-connected storms,” Gore said at an World […]

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Arctic sea-ice extent ends up not even close to setting a new low record

Arctic sea-ice extent ends up not even close to setting a new low record

I called the Arctic sea-ice turn upwards a few days ago here. From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the “you could also say 31st highest on record” department. End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the […]

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‘Confusion and resistance’ slows down UK smart meter rollout

‘Confusion and resistance’ slows down UK smart meter rollout

Public Release: 18-Sep-2017 From Eurekalert University of Sussex IMAGE: Smart meter campaign poster in London Underground. view more Credit: Image by Benjamin Sovacool Lack of consumer engagement, insufficient information, and inadequate attention to vulnerability has slowed down the UK rollout of energy smart meters, according to a new study by researchers at the University of […]

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Giant ‘space hurricanes’ may affect satellites

Giant ‘space hurricanes’ may affect satellites

Solar wind impacts on giant ‘space hurricanes’ may affect satellite safety From EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY Could the flapping of a butterfly’s wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been scrutinized by chaos theorists, stock-market analysts and weather forecasters for decades. For most people, this hypothetical scenario may be difficult […]

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New book: ‘Why Hurricanes Can’t Be Blamed On Global Warming ‘

New book: ‘Why Hurricanes Can’t Be Blamed On Global Warming ‘

By Dr. Roy Spencer. Partly in response to the crazy claims of the usual global warming experts (Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lawrence, Mark Ruffalo, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Pope Francis), I decided to write another Kindle e-book. This one is entitled, Inevitable Disaster: Why Hurricanes Can’t Be Blamed On Global Warming.   […]

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Climate scientists admit they were wrong on climate change effects

Climate scientists admit they were wrong on climate change effects

WE WERE WRONG, CLIMATE SCIENTISTS CONCEDE Ben Webster, The Times Catastrophic impacts of climate change can still be avoided, according to scientists who have admitted they were too pessimistic about the chances of limiting global warming. The world has warmed more slowly than had been predicted by computer models, which were “on the hot side” […]

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