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Fulfilling The Global Need For Climate Science Information: NoTricksZone Reaches 5 Million Hits

Fulfilling The Global Need For Climate Science Information: NoTricksZone Reaches 5 Million Hits

And with that, many many heartfelt thanks to all the readers, partner blogsites and guest authors. NoTricksZone is something I do on the side as a hobby. One I admit that has consumed far more time than I ever bargained for and has morphed into an unshakable obligation to write a post every day. It is something […]

PIK Scientist Gerstengarbe: “A Single Heat Wave Is Absolutely No Sign Of Clmate Change”

How often have we heard the alarmists say “one cold winter is not climate” but then claim that a single tornado or a few days of hot weather are ominous signs of global warming? Yesterday the German Press Agency (DPA) had an interview with Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research climate scientist Prof. Friedrich-Wilhelm Gerstengarbe. […]

Environment Ministry Accused Of Sleaze In Awarding Research Contracts Exclusively To Potsdam Climate Institute

Environment Ministry Accused Of Sleaze In Awarding Research Contracts Exclusively To Potsdam Climate Institute

The German print weekly FOCUS has a short article on the inside workings of climate research funding (see below, right). It appears there’s a good ol’ boys network between the German Environment Ministry and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research – one that apparently violates the laws for awarding research contracts. The title of the […]

German Scientists: “Antarctic Shelf-Ice More Stable Than Thought…Potsdam Alarm Stories Becoming Obselete”

Antarctic Shelf-Ice More Stable Than Thought: Potsdam Alarm Stories Becoming Obselete By Dr. Sebastain Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated/edited with permission by P. Gosselin) The Antarctic ice shelf is made up of huge ice sheets that float on the ocean and are firmly connected to the mainland ice cap. There are two main ice […]

Leading European Geologist, Scientist Peter A. Ziegler Passes Away…

Hans Labohm sent an e-mail with sad news: Swiss scientist Peter A Ziegler has passed away. Professor Dr Dr Peter A. Ziegler, 1928 – 2013. Photo credit: Ziegler family archive, GNU Free Documentation License. Prof. Ziegler made a tremendous contribution to the fields of geology, energy, climate and our understanding of how the planet evolved. Arthur […]

Breaking News!! Germany Sets All-Time Record Hyped Temperature!!

The last few days German meteorologists and media have been falling all over themselves in forecasting a possible ALL-TIME record high to hit Germany today. The current all-time high is 40.2°C set in 2003. Well, it’s now 3 pm and so let’s look how close we are getting to setting that new, all-time record high…if […]

Cooling Poles - Top 3 Coldest Arctic Summers Will Have All Occurred In Past 5 Years

Cooling Poles – Top 3 Coldest Arctic Summers Will Have All Occurred In Past 5 Years

The Arctic, we are told, is the canary in the climate coal mine. No place on the planet is supposed to warm faster. As global warming takes hold, we are really supposed to see it at the Earth’s poles. If that’s true, then we should really be opening up our minds to the real possibility […]

"Arctic Methane Bomb" Shows Quality Control At Nature And Mainstream Media Is Fatally Flawed

“Arctic Methane Bomb” Shows Quality Control At Nature And Mainstream Media Is Fatally Flawed

Earlier in the week news poured out from the media about a commentary appearing in Nature by Gail Whiteman, Chris Hope, and Peter Wadhams, who claim that methane released by “thawing permafrost beneath the East Siberian Sea, off northern Russia, alone comes with an average global price tag of $60 trillion in the absence of […]

As Dog Days Of Summer Grip Europe, German Windparks And Consumers Take A Massive Hit

As Dog Days Of Summer Grip Europe, German Windparks And Consumers Take A Massive Hit

If you’re like me, some of you will recall that old favorite tune the old man used to listen to on AM radio back in the 60s and 70s: “Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer. Germany’s 31 gigawatt capacity wind parks have been idled by weeks of summer wind doldrums, causing spot market electricity prices to soar. Source: Philip […]

Joe Bastardi Saturday Summary On July Temperature: "The Globe Is Below Normal"

Joe Bastardi Saturday Summary On July Temperature: “The Globe Is Below Normal”

Tis the season for global warming alarmists to scour the globe in search summer heat waves – to parade as proof of global warming. In Central Europe we are currently having a sort of a heat wave with temperatures near 90°F (32°C). The forecast for the weekend calls for higher, perhaps all-time record setting temperatures. […]

Veteran German Meteorologist Calls Climate Findings "Procured" ...Sees Only 0.5°C Of Warming For CO2-Doubling

Veteran German Meteorologist Calls Climate Findings “Procured” …Sees Only 0.5°C Of Warming For CO2-Doubling

Meteorologist Klaus-Eckart Puls of the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) recently was interviewed by German trade journal Welt der Fertigung (World of Production) on the subject of climate change. Since global temperatures have not increased in 15 years, doubts about anthropogenic global warming are now seeping into the fields of engineering and industry, […]

Indoctrination At Schools In Germany Reaches New Level …Children Taught “Men Cause Climate Change”

Here I am not talking about man, as in mankind, but men, i.e. males. In the German state of Bavaria, children of the advanced secondary schools, aged 13-14, are required to take a reading comprehension test. The text used to do this is a report about climate change titled: “Ist der Klimawandel ein Mann?” (Is Climate […]

Winter To Make An Early Return To The Arctic, Forecast Shows

Winter To Make An Early Return To The Arctic, Forecast Shows

The calendar says it’s summertime in the Arctic. But looking at the latest weather forecast, you’d never know it. In fact it looks more like September. Here’s what the temperature forecasting chart shows today: The above chart based on the NCEP shows frosty days up ahead for the Arctic. Source: http://wxmaps.org Ellesmere island, the 12th largest […]

Why Germany's National Environmental Guard Opened Fire On Climate Skeptic Journalists And Scientists

Why Germany’s National Environmental Guard Opened Fire On Climate Skeptic Journalists And Scientists

The German government recently attempted to permanently stomp out open debate on the issue of climate science by issuing a 120-page publication declaring the science settled and climate science skeptics as bums not worth listening to. This kind of ugly attitude has been seen before – and with tragic results: May, 1970, Kent State University: […]

Economist: IPCC Concedes Far Lower CO2 Climate Sensitivity…5AR Is The IPCC’s Last Chance

Yesterday I posted on a new study from Nicola Scafetta, which found indications that the sun plays a far greater role in climate change and that CO2 climate sensitivity is pegged too high. A number of large studies have come out over the last couple of years and months showing the same. No wonder the […]

New Peer-Reviewed Study: Current General Circulation Climate Models Fail…Only 0.3°C – 1.6° Warming By 2100!

A paper by Duke University physicist Nicola Scafetta has just appeared in the journal Energy & Environment titled: Solar and planetary oscillation control on climate change: hind-cast, forecast and a comparison with the CMIP5 GCMs. It’s another blow to those claiming high CO2 climate sensitivity. The abstract reads (my emphasis): Global surface temperature records (e.g. […]

Analysis Shows That Arctic Sea Ice Melt Extent Mostly Occurs In Natural Cycles

What is now happening with Arctic sea ice? By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated/edited with permission by P Gosselin) Summer is now in full swing and the Arctic sea ice that formed over the wintertime is now steadily melting. Typically the minimum in sea ice extent is reached in mid September. Last […]

Forbes Asks: “Requiem For Spanish Wind?”…High Costs, Poor Performance And Public Protest Dog Wind Power

Things are worse than we thought when it comes to renewable energy in Europe. Online Forbes has an article titled: Requiem For Spanish Wind? The pain in Spain cannot be sustained. That’s the conclusion of the Spanish government, which is slashing its subsidies for wind power and other renewable energy as part of a deficit-fighting […]

Paging Paul Ehrlich: UN Predicts Record-Setting Grain Harvest...7% More Than Last Year!

Paging Paul Ehrlich: UN Predicts Record-Setting Grain Harvest…7% More Than Last Year!

Remember Paul Ehrlich’s prophesy of doom and gloom back in 1970 when he predicted rising global population (then 4 billion) would lead to mass global starvation already by the 1980s. Today more than 40 years later the planet has a population of over 7 billion and experts are warning of another global menace: obesity. Global […]

Controversial Skeptic Book "Die Kalte Sonne" Now Can Be Ordered Worldwide In English: "The Neglected Sun"

Controversial Skeptic Book “Die Kalte Sonne” Now Can Be Ordered Worldwide In English: “The Neglected Sun”

Anthony Watts’s site has already announced that Fritz Vahrenholt’s and Sebastian Lüning’s bestselling German book “Die kalte Sonne” can now be pre-ordered in English under the title:  “The Neglected Sun“. The Neglected Sun” is now available for pre-ordering at Amazon (US). Check the Amazon site for your country on how to order. You should also be […]