Category Archives: media

European Cold-Weather Disaster

Among the many things that Anthony Watts does well is simply to deliver news of cold-weather events that go completely unnoticed or underreported by the mainstream media.  For whatever reason, heat waves, hurricanes, fires, and droughts rate high production costs, … Continue reading

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Harold Ambler Wikipedia

A pet peeve: People google me all the time with wikipedia or wiki in the search field, and the result often carries them to a skeptic-bating PR machine known as realclimate.org. Specifically, they are brought to that cute little part … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Bird Street

There is a story about a Native American tribe getting steamrolled by what the author calls Big Wind today over at wattsupwiththat.com. I talk about the lunacy of switching over significant portions of electric grids to wind in Don’t Sell … Continue reading

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Look Up!

On Dec. 14, 1973, the majesty of the atmosphere did not disappear. It also did not disappear on May 4, 1995. If you’re wondering, it has not disappeared since then, either. In fact, the majesty of the atmosphere remains extraordinary, … Continue reading

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What Happened in Joplin?

Seth Fletcher is a talented writer. Consider this description of the day a tornado leveled his hometown of Joplin, Missouri: Just after 5 p.m., two storm chasers driving toward the western edge of Joplin, Missouri, spotted a translucent set of … Continue reading

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Computer Climate Models — A Masochist’s Best Friend

A new paper out of Duke, Stanford, and the Environmental Defense Fund, promises that California will have a hard time fulfilling its carbon sequestration targets if climate keeps changing at the terrifying pace it has of late. Using computer models … Continue reading

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The End of the Holocene Will Look a lot Like This

It’s a fairly important piece of AGW dogma that Alaska has warmed to a significant extent during the last human generation. Bringing this up with anyone who actually lives in Alaska at this time might not be a great idea, … Continue reading

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I, Al Gore, Will Control Your Mind … Errr, Gimme a Minute, Just a Minute More, Wait!

Al Gore’s Current TV is not having an easy go of it. With its Italian version shuttered in 2011, it now appears a virtual certainty that Current will also go off the air in the UK early this spring. Spun … Continue reading

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Stone Cold Irony

The post below appeared in The Providence Journal of February 8, 2012. In putting together my book on manmade global warming, I found myself bathing in irony more or less continuously. Below is a list of climate ironies in 2012: … Continue reading

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Giving Shape to Phantoms

What follows is the second excerpt from my new book, Don’t Sell Your Coat, which can be purchased as a paperback on Amazon here. It will be available on Kindle, iPad, and Nook by New Years. The excerpt is from … Continue reading

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