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The Stages Of The Warming Hiatus Reaches New Level: From Nothing, To Noise…And Now To A Full Blown Trend, Nature Concedes!

Nature here today has a commentary acknowledging that the warming pause is real and that it has grown into a full blown trend – it is no longer just noise! “Sixteen years into the mysterious ‘global-warming hiatus’, scientists are piecing together an explanation.” Hat/tip: Barry Woods. Nature writes: The biggest mystery in climate science today […]

“97%” Of The Climate Scientists Have Been Wrong For 16 Years – But We Should Still Listen To Them?

Today I would like to debunk the claim that we have to act now because there’s a “97% consensus”. In debates I keep hearing the claim that “97% of scientists agree” on global warming science and thus, with such an overwhelming consensus, taking action is a no-brainer. For example Hollywood actor and college dropout George Clooney recently parroted […]

Andrew Revkin, If It Wasn’t For Black Carbon Nobody Would Be Prosperous Enough To Buy Your Music

I see New York Times science journalist Andrew Revkin has applied his musical talent to record and release a song criticizing evil black carbon: I’m still trying to figure out people like Revkin. They constantly rail against the very things that make their lives pleasant, safe and fulfilling. To me it’s as rational as hating African-Americans, […]

Spiegel: EU Aims To Abandon Aggressive Climate Protection Targets … Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ Now At Risk!

Germany’s Der Spiegel writes here that the EU is moving to abandon its ambitious climate protection targets. This, Spiegel writes, is now a real threat to Germany’s much ballyhooed Energiewende (energy transformation to renewable energies). The EU used to be a leading, unrelenting proponent of CO2 emissions reduction, even often ostracizing other industrial nations like the USA for not […]

Cold Weather Foils German Efforts To Fight Global Warming! Coal Consumption Rises Again…Wind Falters

If you think things couldn’t get more absurd with Germany’s Energiewende, think again. The German Bundesverbandes der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft (Federal Association of Energy and Water Management) or BDEW, released its latest report on electricity production in Germany. The BDEW represents about 1800 companies of the energy and power sector. Germany burns more coal, emits […]

Consumers Rebel – Germany’s Leading Daily Launches Campaign Against Exorbitantly High Electricity Prices!

Germany’s energy feed-in act is skidding out of control – and risks causing a social uprising. The power grid is becoming ever more precarious and electricity prices for consumers are at record levels. The German government, on the other hand, is reacting like a petrified deer caught in the headlights. It doesn’t know what to do. Yesterday, Germany’s […]

Germany’s Bavaria Moves To Kill Off Unsightly Inland Wind Industry Using 10H Rule … “Citizens Have To Be Protected”

I got an email from the head of an Ontario wind-turbine protest-group seeking information about wind power development in Germany. Ontario, it appears, is poised to industrialize its landscape – thinking this will somehow lead to nicer weather. The head of the protest group wrote that the Ontario windpark promoters and lobbyists “are continually referring to […]

Solar Cycle 24 Remains The Weakest In 170 Years… Svaalgard: “None Of Us Alive Have Ever Seen Such A Weak Cycle”

What implications could a low-activity sun have on earth? Fritz Vahrenholt’s and Frank Bosse’s latest solar report. =============================================== The Sun in December 2013: Coming Back To Life By Frank Bosse and Fritz Vahrenholt Translated and edited by P Gosselin) For solar observers there was quite a bit of activity last month, namely sunspots, and not too […]

Scientists Call November 2013 Alleged Record "A Flop": Far From Record Warmest...Series Of Problems With Surface Stations

Scientists Call November 2013 Alleged Record “A Flop”: Far From Record Warmest…Series Of Problems With Surface Stations

Warmest November since measurements began? An analysis of global satellite data leads to a different conclusion By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof Fritz Vahrenholt On December 21, 2013 Spiegel Online reported: Worldwide temperature record: Warmest November since measurements began. Warm air over Russia resulted in the warmest November since 1891. The entire year 2013 jumps upwards […]

Tucson Citizen’s DuHamel On Turney’s Botched Expedition: “Failure Put People In Danger For A Publicity Stunt”!

At his Wry Heat blog, the Tucson Citizen’s Jonathan Duhamel has a good commentary titled: A ship of fools. No mystery here over what he’s writing about. Duhamel writes: The good professor Turney, wanted to show how global warming was affecting the planet.  He apparently had visions of clear sailing, but he picked a year in […]

Oops…Trenberth Concedes Natural Ocean Cycles Contributed To 1976 – 1998 Warming … CO2 Diminishes As A Factor

Former IPCC Author Kevin Trenberth admits in a new paper: PDO ocean oscillation contributed to the 1976-1998 warming phase By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translation, editing by P Gosselin) It took a while, but ocean cycles have finally been adopted by the IPCC as an important climate factor. With John Fasullo, Kevin […]

Marc Morano Calls Global Warming Science 'Unscientific Claptrap', 'Medieval Witchcraft', 'Pagan Culture'

Marc Morano Calls Global Warming Science ‘Unscientific Claptrap’, ‘Medieval Witchcraft’, ‘Pagan Culture’

The skeptics haven’t had this much fun for as long as I can recall. Global warming scientists getting trapped in ice, North America gripped by a record-breaking cold snap, activist climate scientists blaming cold on warming Derek Hunter interviews outspoken climate science critic Marc Morano at WBAL 1090, click on the following link: www.wbal.com/marc-morano Marc […]

German Global Analysis: 2013 Was A Debacle For The Promoters Of Anthropogenic Global Warming

Veteran German journalist Ulli Kulke of Die Welt writes a summary of 2013 in terms of the global warming debate at his blog donnerunddoria.welt.de. He concludes: “Once again evidence has mounted that we are slowly but surely departing from the view of a global apocalypse.” On 2013 global temperature, Kulke writes: We will hear that 2013 […]

Veteran German Meteorologist Affirms Winter Cold And Mild Extremes Are Natural. And: Winter Returning To Europe

Veteran German Meteorologist Affirms Winter Cold And Mild Extremes Are Natural. And: Winter Returning To Europe

Europe and especially Germany have been enjoying an unusual, weeks-long spell of mild weather with temperatures in the double-digit Celsius range. Southerly winds have kept the continent mild for weeks. Warmists have been coming out and saying: Aha! Just as we predicted! And they are even claiming the same about the deadly cold weather gripping North […]

Natural Causes: German Meteorologist Says North America Is Geographically Predestinated For Polar Vortices

The online German daily Die Welt here  has an interview with ARD public television chief meteorologist Karsten Schwanke on why it’s so cold in North America. He attributes the severe cold to an “unusually stable pattern by the Jet Stream“. As I read the interview I waited for the “is global warming the cause?” question. It […]

Insurance Companies Cash In On Fear – But Spanish Flood Data Over Last 40 Years Show No Increased Risk

Flood Analysis in Spain Shows No Trend In 40 Years By Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated by P Gosselin) For years the insurance industry toldus that flooding was becoming more common. The main reasons was man and his CO2 emissions. Homeowners living near rivers got scared, and rushed to buy new insurance policies. The insurance […]

Expedition Fiasco Leader Professor Chris Turney Fibs Yet Again: Now Claims Akademik Shokalskiy Is An “Icebreaker”!

Journal Nature can no longer be bothered to check facts anymore. Bad enough that they rarely subject global warming climate papers to real, rigorous peer-review, and so now even the most obvious rubbish gets by. In a Nature comment, Professor Turney seems to be responding in part to harsh articles published by Cambridge University News and […]

Cooling Grips Worldwide: England And Germany Have Seen No Warming In 25 Years, Now At 1980s Level!

Ice breakers getting trapped in near record high sea ice around Antarctica, Arctic sea ice seeing a whopping 50% gain last summer, record killer cold and snow gripping Canada and the USA, rare snowfalls in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The string of cold weather events just doesn’t end. And all this in a […]

Minnesota Is Balmy...Central Russia Shows Temperature Of -65°F Without Wind Chill!

Minnesota Is Balmy…Central Russia Shows Temperature Of -65°F Without Wind Chill!

If you think it’s cold in Canada or Minnesota, some Russians would call that mild! Chart cropped from: www.weatherbell.com/. In Central Russia the mercury has dropped to below -60°F and lower at some locations. Above the chart shows one place where it’s currently -65°F. Normally such cold is more common further east in Eastern Siberia, […]

Leading Polar Expert Claims "Lives Needlessly Risked" By Expedition Planners"...Echos NTZ

Leading Polar Expert Claims “Lives Needlessly Risked” By Expedition Planners”…Echos NTZ

Today the online Daily Mail echos what NTZ wrote 5 days ago, and also brings in an expert to confirm exactly what I was suspecting: Prof Chris Turney may have been reckless in his planning for a major expedition. Although combining tourism and science on a cruise ship may seem like a creative idea on […]