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Europe In Shock Over NSA Activity..."Beyond Comprehension...Methods Used By Enemies During The Cold War"

Europe In Shock Over NSA Activity…”Beyond Comprehension…Methods Used By Enemies During The Cold War”

Also read here: www.nytimes.com/dont-trust-him.r=0 Today I’m going off topic to write about an explosive issue – the NSA. Spiegel has uncovered and reported explosive material that for now is only being superficially reported back in the States. Obama, and the free world, have a mega-crisis on their hands. Image source: US Government, NSA website. In Europe, […]

"Dead Aim" Joe Manchin Keeps His Promises...Obama Steps Into The Battle We've All Been Waiting For

“Dead Aim” Joe Manchin Keeps His Promises…Obama Steps Into The Battle We’ve All Been Waiting For

You can always find some good politicians in the opposition parties. For example, Germany’s socialist SPD party, which is no favorite of mine, has had a few good pragmatic politicians who understood their duty of serving the people and not themselves. I liked some of them. Democrat Senator Joe Manchin keeps his promise, takes dead aim at […]

PV System Fails To Fulfil My Expectations…ROI Will Take More Than 10 Years Even With Hefty Feed-In Tariffs

DirkH asked in a comment if I’m keeping any records on the performance of the 12-kW PV system my family installed on our home last year. He thinks the German Weather Service statistics concerning the amount of sunshine in Germany for June seem a little high. First, the sun statistics from the German Weather Service […]

Cooling Europe…Germany Preliminary June Mean Temperature Comes In Way Below Model Projections

The German National Weather Service (DWD) has released the preliminary climate data for June 2013. June in Germany has been quite variable with low temperatures recorded at the start and the end of the month, and a brief, yet record-setting heat just after the middle of the month. Early June also saw record precipitation resulting […]

German Media Reaction To Obama’s Plan: “Hollow Words…Bruising And Potentially Costly Political Battle”

In general, the media in Germany overwhelmingly welcome Obama’s plan to tackle CO2 emissions. But for many, Obama’s plan does not go far enough, or is just a front for something more sinister, like fracking. Others are skeptical whether action will actually follow his lofty rhetoric. What follows are some German media reactions. The Frankfurter Allgemeine […]

Comedy: Science By Decree, Washington Tries To Declare A Science Settled And A Debate Over

Comedy: Science By Decree, Washington Tries To Declare A Science Settled And A Debate Over

The President of the United States stepped up to the podium and announced to the land that he was hereby officially declaring climate science settled and the debate as ended. Unfortunately, science is never settled, and the remarks will go down in history as being among the most naïve ever expressed by the office of […]

Obama Is Merely Leveling The Energy Playing Field With Europe – Declares An End To Cheap American Energy

German flagship daily Frankfurter Allgeneine Zeitung has an analysis of the German Energiewende (transformation to renewable energy) and its consequences. It writes that the Energiewende “has lost its magic” among the public and that, “The new electric bills in August could be a catastrophe, both politically and economically. […] Now they [industry] are setting off […]

Unusual, Cold Weather Causing Slow Sales For Retailers In France - Summer Frost Coming To Germany

Unusual, Cold Weather Causing Slow Sales For Retailers In France – Summer Frost Coming To Germany

The English language The Local from France reports here that clothing retailers have been hard hit by the economic crisis and exacerbated by unusually cold weather so far this summer. Cold conditions persist over western Europe. Temperature anomaly forecast next 7 days. Source: wxmaps.org/pix/temp4.html Some weather agencies have been trying for months to convince the […]

New York Times Andrew Revkin Shocked: "...Disturbing To See White House Delete Factual Tweet On Hurricane History"

New York Times Andrew Revkin Shocked: “…Disturbing To See White House Delete Factual Tweet On Hurricane History”

New York Times environment reporter and believer of potentially catastrophic AGW Andrew Revkin is stunned at Twitter by the behavior of the White House. Apparently blogger Steve Goddard had left a very factual tweet at the WhiteHouse Twitter page: Source: stevengoddard.wordpress./ Obviously Goddard’s inconvenient fact was too much for the White House – so they deleted Goddard’s tweet. Andy […]

Data Show "Amazing Relationship" Between South German Flooding Frequency And Solar Activity

Data Show “Amazing Relationship” Between South German Flooding Frequency And Solar Activity

Hysterical media, politicians, activists and scientists (e.g. Mojib Latif) tried to put the blame for the German flooding earlier this month on man-made climate change. But a recent doctoral dissertation shows that flooding in Southern Germany is very strongly related to solar activity. No correlation is found with CO2. Source: Markus Czymzik doctorate dissertation, click here. […]

The Arctic Unmelts - Joe Bastardi Shows North Pole Was Unfrozen In The Summer of 1962

The Arctic Unmelts – Joe Bastardi Shows North Pole Was Unfrozen In The Summer of 1962

Joe Bastardi’s WeatherBELL Analytics presents its latest Saturday Summary. At about the 5:20 mark, Joe shows how a lack of ice at the North Pole in the summertime is really nothing unusual. Above is the North Pole in 1962 in the summertime. Joe comments, “If this were occurring up there now, everybody would be going […]

Climate Experts Vahrenholt And Lüning Call Recent Tornado Activity "The Great Tornado Doldrums"

Climate Experts Vahrenholt And Lüning Call Recent Tornado Activity “The Great Tornado Doldrums”

Putting information together from various sources, Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt have written a short analysis of tornado activity in the USA. Despite what one hears from the media, the two German scientists describe recent tornado activity as being in “great doldrums”. ========================== The Great Tornado Doldrums: No Relationship Between Climate Change and Tornadoes By […]

Menon et al Publish Latest Crystal Ball Forecast For Indian Monsoons, Claiming It Is A “Robust Indicator”

The Geophysical Research Letters has just published the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research’s crystal ball visions for the monsoons in India, PIK press release here. I’ve highlighted the language to emphasize the speculative nature of the study. Ups-and-downs of Indian monsoon rainfall likely to increase under warming Day-to-day rainfall in India might become much […]

Principles Of Democracy - Good Advice For German Public Media, Leading Dailies, Activist Blogs

Principles Of Democracy – Good Advice For German Public Media, Leading Dailies, Activist Blogs

A reader, currently in Dallas, and was compelled to photograph the headquarters of the Dallas Morning News. He sent me the following photo, where I’ve highlighted part of the text which I think would be good advice for certain media outlets here in Germany when reporting on global warming, and anywhere for that matter. Photo […]

Joe Bastardi To Rolling Stone: “By The Way, How Are Your Computer Forecasts Doing?”

Joe Bastardi has left a comment at Rolling Stone in response to their “10 Dumbest Statements Ever Made About Global Warming” commentary. Here it is: By the way, talking about deceit. THIS WAS A GLOBAL WARMING ISSUE. that is the game you chose. To then conveniently turn into Climate Change, which is redundant since over […]

Warmist Scientists Amuse Themselves With Rolling Stone's "10 Dumbest Things Ever Said About Global Warming"

Warmist Scientists Amuse Themselves With Rolling Stone’s “10 Dumbest Things Ever Said About Global Warming”

UPDATE: Levermann has now officially blocked me as a Twitter follower Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research scientist Anders Levermann, a colleague of über-alarmists Stefan Rahmstorf and Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, gleefully tweeted an article from the sex, drugs, and rock n roll lifestyle authority, Rolling Stone: The 10 Dumbest Things Ever Said About Global Warming. PIK […]

Massive UN Global Survey Of World's Priorities Puts Taking Action Against Climate Change Dead Last!

Massive UN Global Survey Of World’s Priorities Puts Taking Action Against Climate Change Dead Last!

If anything shows that climate change is mainly the worry of rich western neurotics in search of a meaning in life, it’s the latest survey by the UN on what are the world’s most pressing problems. Surveyed so far are 625,000 people. Vote here: http://www.myworld2015.org/.   Economics/statistics professor Bjorn Lomborg writes at FaceBook the above […]

German Survey Produces Misleading View Of Skeptics…Designed To Skew Results/ Marginalize Climate Dissenters

Spiegel here reports on the results of a new recently published survey on how Germans view climate change. The cooked study (yes, I think the survey is very dubious) was conducted by Engels et al.  The dressed-up as science survey comes from the cabal of usual warmist suspects. According to Spiegel, based on a telephone survey of […]

Reader Jeff Glassman Comments On Murry Salby And CO2 Climate Forcing

Reader Jeff Glassman of rocketscientistsjournal.com left a comment about Murry Salby, which regrettably got held up in the spam filter. Because he devoted much time to writing it, I’ve upgraded his comment to a post. ============================================ On 4/18/2013, Ferdinand Engelbeen misunderstands Henry’s Law and its dominance over atmospheric CO2 to the exclusion of human emissions. 1. […]

Germany’s Solar Industry “Ends In A Debacle”, Resulting In 21 Billion Euros Of Destroyed Capital

Just call it the Great Solar Energy Bubble! It has popped for good, and what’s left behind is a whopping 21 billion euros in destroyed capital, Germany’s flagship daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) writes today. One of the arguments used to convince people of the virtues of solar energy was that “the sun doesn’t send […]