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Spiegel On 15-Year Pause: “Biggest Mystery In Climate Science” … Scientists Caught With Their Pants Down

At the online Spiegel here, science journalist Axel Bojanowski writes about the 15-year pause in global warming, which Nature here calls “the biggest mystery in climate science.” Bojanowski describes a situation where scientists have been taken aback by the unexpected pause, and are now scrambling for a way to explain it, or to deny that […]

Anti Defamation League Gone Intellectually AWOL...Totally Oblivious To Deluge Of Defamation Poured Onto Climate Science Skeptics

Anti Defamation League Gone Intellectually AWOL…Totally Oblivious To Deluge Of Defamation Poured Onto Climate Science Skeptics

UPDATE…read here: populartechnology.net/skeptics-smeared-as-holocaust-deniers.html —————————————————- Many of us were shocked at hearing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) had sharply criticized University of Alabama climate scientist Dr. Roy Spencer because he finally decided to defend himself against the constant stream of Holocaust-laced slurs and abuse that had been thrown his way by rabid global warming activists over years. […]

All Pain And No Climate Gain … Expert Government Committee Recommends “Complete Scrapping” Of Feed-In Act!

Before the Obama administration charges blindly into a European-style feed-in act to promote renewable energies, they may want to look at what experts in Europe are saying about how well their own feed-in efforts are actually doing. All pain and no gain – certified flop An independent committee of expert advisors to the German government is recommending in […]

Coast Of Wales: Recent Storm Uncovers Ancient Forest That Was Under Sea Water 4500 Years Ago

Spiegel reports that a recent storm blew the beach sand away at Cardigan Bay in Wales, uncovering something unusual: a prehistoric forest from 4500 years ago. Apparently the forest had become the victim of sea level rise back at the time. Spiegel writes: The trees died more than 4500 years ago. Once the forest covered […]

NASA Photo Confirms North Korea Only Country That Is Really Taking Climate Change Seriously, Acting Responsibly!

NASA has released a satellite photo showing that the North Korean regime is the only government in the world that is really serious about tackling climate change and limiting its carbon footprint on the planet: The North Korean decarbonized zone. NASA photo taken by the International Space Station (ISS), acquired January 30, 2014. Astronauts on the International […]

17% Of All German Households Now In Energy Poverty! Spiegel Writes Of An “Energy Cost Explosion”!

If anyone thinks Germany’s move to renewable energies has been a success, you may want to take a few minutes and read what center-left news weekly Der Spiegel has just written. Overall Germany’s energy revolution has made the country’s energy unaffordable, unreliable and has ruined its own idyllic landscape, and ravaged rainforests abroad as well. […]

Alarmist Desperation Reaches New High: Naomi Oreskes Suggests “RICO-Style Prosecution” To Shut Down Skeptics!

If you’re wondering how desperate alarmists have become in the debate against the skeptics, look no further than Prof. Naomi Oreskes at the 1:12:40 mark of the following video, where she brings up possible “RICO-style prosecution” to go after skeptics. Hey, if you can’t win the scientific debate, then just have the US federal government […]

NCEP: February 0.10°C Below Normal. Meteorologist Joe Bastardi Astounded By Climatologists "Making Up Excuses"

NCEP: February 0.10°C Below Normal. Meteorologist Joe Bastardi Astounded By Climatologists “Making Up Excuses”

Joe Bastardi’s and Weatherbell Analytics’ latest Saturday Summary brings us some interesting climate and weather details, along with some well-deserved harsh words for the desperate global warming alarmists as they get nuttier and nuttier as the cold gets more intense. Joe says, “It’s incredible watching these people making up excuses. […] It’s astounding how I’m hearing these […]

Michael Making-It-All-Up Mann? Climate Audit: Also Mann’s Claim Of Exoneration By Muir Russell Is Invalid

Climate scientist Michael Mann’s perception of reality may be formed more by what he desires to see than what he actually sees. For example: 1.)  Despite reams of proxy data and historical records showing that the Earth’s temperature behaved sinusoidally over the last 1000 years, Mann only sees a hockey stick behavior. 2) Despite the […]

Great Lakes Open Water In A Death Spiral! Ice Cover Reaches 88% – Levels Not Observed Since 1994!

NASA here reports… A Great Freeze Over the Great Lakes Ice cover on North America’s Great Lakes reached 88 percent in mid-February 2014—levels not observed since 1994. Photo: NASA The average maximum ice extent since 1973 is just over 50 percent. It has surpassed 80 percent just five times in four decades. The lowest average […]

Large Andasol 3 Parabolic Solar Plant Losing Tens Of Millions After Broke Spain Eliminates Green Energy Subsidies

Germany’s leading financial daily Handelsblatt here writes that the Spanish Andasol 3 parabolic solar power generation plant in Spain “is producing foremost one thing: losses“. The Andasol 3 solar power station is owned by a consortium of German power companies RWE, Rheinenergie and Stadtwerke Munich and is located in the Spanish province of Granada. When the first […]

Prestigious Helmholtz Research Center Gutter-Dives...Promotes Sophomoric Attacks On Skeptics, Labelling Them "Deniers"

Prestigious Helmholtz Research Center Gutter-Dives…Promotes Sophomoric Attacks On Skeptics, Labelling Them “Deniers”

It’s worrisome enough that the German government itself recently issued a brochure singling out, naming, and defaming German and American climate science skeptics. Today we have one of Germany’s most prestigious science associations actively backing adolescent-level attacks on skeptics who have decided not to take part in the collective climate hysteria. This morning on Twitter […]

Spiegel: Germany's Failed 'Energiewende' Dissuades Abbott And Australia From Pursuing Green Energies

Spiegel: Germany’s Failed ‘Energiewende’ Dissuades Abbott And Australia From Pursuing Green Energies

Germany’s much ballyhooed Energiewende (transition to renewable energy) was supposed to show the whole world how switching over to green energy sources could reduce CO2 emissions, create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, provide cheap electricity to citizens, and heroically rescue the planet. Australia’s Tony Abbott says the hell with market-distorted, expensive, unreliable, poor-to-rich capital […]

Climate Audit’s Steve McIntyre: “Oxburgh Panel…Did Not Provide The Wide-Ranging ‘Exoneration’ Asserted In Mann’s Pleadings”

The air may be getting thin for Michael Mann and his what some consider “dubious” lawsuit against journalist Mark Steyn. Steve McIntyre here looks at the so-called Oxburgh Panel’s “exoneration”. In his conclusion McIntyre writes (my emphasis): However, it is evident that the Oxburgh panel did not interview Mann or carry out any of the […]

Giant Money-Sucking Euro-Vortex. Major EU Survey: Climate Is Irrelevant Fringe Issue That Costs Hundreds Of Billions!

Giant Money-Sucking Euro-Vortex. Major EU Survey: Climate Is Irrelevant Fringe Issue That Costs Hundreds Of Billions!

What would be the appropriate thing to say about a government that pours a monstrously disproportionate amount of money into an issue no one really cares about, and does so at the huge expense of the very issues that people really do care about? Hat-tip: Die kalte Sonne and newnostradamusofthenorth.blogspot. I’d say it’s just a […]

Relief At Last! Germany Sees First Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Six Years!

Relief At Last! Germany Sees First Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Six Years!

After a record five consecutive colder-than-normal winters, this year’s 2013/14 German meteorological winter (DJF) is coming in as a mild one, reports Germany’s DWD Deutsche Wetterdienst (German Weather Service) here. This will be the first winter in 6 years that has been above the long-term mean, calculated for the reference period 1981-2010. According to German […]

Global Warming Alarmist Bill Nye Confuses Antarctic Continent With The Arctic...Doesn't Know North From South!

Global Warming Alarmist Bill Nye Confuses Antarctic Continent With The Arctic…Doesn’t Know North From South!

Bill Nye once again makes a fool of himself, this time on NBC’s Meet The Press before a national audience. At the 8:26 mark: “Would you say the Antarctic has less ice than it used to?” From NBC’s Meet The Press. Er, Bill, that graphic you’re holding up is one of the Arctic, and not […]

Uncovered 16th Century Hallucinatory Images Suggest That Today's Climate Science Is Nothing But A Persistent Human Mental Disorder

Uncovered 16th Century Hallucinatory Images Suggest That Today’s Climate Science Is Nothing But A Persistent Human Mental Disorder

Fire in the sky, torrential rains, droughts and Biblical floods – all supposedly brought on by the sins and wickedness of man. Is it really a surprise we are hearing it all once again today? Hail storm in Dordrecht, Holland, May 17, 1552. Image: Taschen Verlag, amazon.de. The online Spiegel today has a report on […]

Krauthammer Blasts Climate Science Cynicism: "It's Sort Of The Essence Of The Denial Of Scientific Rigor"

Krauthammer Blasts Climate Science Cynicism: “It’s Sort Of The Essence Of The Denial Of Scientific Rigor”

Charles Krauthammer dismantles climate science in one and half minutes. Click here to see video. Image cropped from clip. I particularly like the following he said: To me it’s just plain cynicism to seize upon any event and then to use it as an example of a theory, which is not a way to prove […]

Renowned, Award-Winning Climate Scientists Earlier Predictions Today Looking More Like Rants From Lunacy Land

Renowned, Award-Winning Climate Scientists Earlier Predictions Today Looking More Like Rants From Lunacy Land

Predictions of the climate’s development in response to elevated atmospheric CO2 levels started in earnest over 25 years ago. James Hansen led the way beginning in 1988. In Germany the director of the prestigious Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology Hartmut Grassl was vocal. Around 1990 former Max Planck Institute of Meteorology director Hartmut Grassl (left) and former NASA […]