Daily Archives: October 13, 2010

New Global Warming Study Proves That Coal Can’t Exist

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carboniferous A new study is out, which appears to be claiming that the Earth is drying up due to climate change. There are all kinds of problems with it, but right now I’m going to focus on one particularly clueless … Continue reading

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John Holdren – Recycling 1932 Toxic Intellectual Waste

New York Times – 1932 h/t to “Scarlet Pumpernickel”

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Loss Of Old Ice In The Early 1990s – Due To El Niño?

According to NSIDC, most of the loss of older ice occurred in the early 1990s. http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2007.html

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Update On The Moscow Heat Wave


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Visualizing USHCN Adjustments Part II

Hansen published this map which shows how much upwards adjustment (0.54ºF) is made to the thermometer readings before the data is published. Explained simply, almost the entire US temperature trend is the result of upwards adjustments made by people at … Continue reading

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Minnesota Gets A Grant To Study Global Warming

Imagine the chaos which would ensue if winter temperatures rose from -20 to -19! What are the health risks in Minnesota? Climate change could result in more deadly heat waves, and increase the risk of diseases spread by insects and … Continue reading

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Obama’s New Advisor

People are fleeing the White House ahead of the election, and Obama is having to find a new set of experts. Here is his latest recruit. http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/12/clooney-meets-with-obama/ re

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A Preview Of Holdren’s Ice Free Winters

Winter is still nine weeks away. http://seaice.alaska.edu/gi/observatories/barrow_webcam Most preschoolers understand that you need sunshine to warm things up. When the sun sets, it gets cold. If the sun set for 4-6 months, it would get really cold. But not John … Continue reading

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How Does Ice Form?

http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php This seems like a fairly obvious question, but a few readers are having a tough time with it. Ice forms when the air and water are cold. In the case of salt water ice, the water has to be … Continue reading

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Susan Solomon On The Scientific Method

Marc Morano reminded me of an E-mail exchange which Susan Solomon had four years ago with Rachel Garthwaite of the Royal Society, as reported by Bishop Hill.

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