Category Archives: Climate

BIG NEWS – Verified by NOAA – Poor Weather Station Siting Leads To Artificial Long Term Warming

Based on the data collected for the Surface Station Project and analysis papers describing the results, my friend Anthony Watts has been saying for years that “surface temperature measurements (and long term trends) have been affected by encroachment of urbanization … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Effect Refresher

Atmospheric Gases: When discussing atmospheric gases, it is useful to refresh one’s memory of the relative concentrations of various gases. To be more useful these will be put in the same units, that is ppmv: parts per million by volume. … Continue reading

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The Sky’s Not Falling

By Congressman Tom McClintock Abraham Lincoln told the story of boarding with the family of a Presbyterian minister on the night of the greatest meteor shower ever recorded in North America.  He was awakened by the minister who shouted, “Arise, … Continue reading

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California Drought History

During the last drought, I made about 85 posts on the issue, pointing out the drought history of the region was chaotic, with dry periods and wet periods, with some very long dry periods. In those posts, I supported the … Continue reading

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The First Shots in the Climate Wars

Joel Kotkin In launching their now successful protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s gas hike, the French gilets jaunes (yellow jackets) have revived their country’s reputation for rebelling against monarchial rule. It may well foreshadow a bitter, albeit largely avoidable, battle … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fake News Report

Fake News is Defined HERE Fourth US National Climate Assessment has just been published. And it is filled with scary overblown claims, flimsy justifications, and ridiculous assertions. You can read the claims HERE [NCA4_Ch02_Changing-Climate_ExecSum ] but here is one example: The … Continue reading

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Climatologist Pat Michaels on “Life, Liberty, and Levin”

On Sunday evening at 7PM Fox News hosts “Life, Liberty & Levin,” where Mark Levin does in-depth interviews of thinkers, authors, and newsmakers. This last Sunday, Oct 21st, the guest was former Virginia State Climatologist and Cato Institute scholar Pat … Continue reading

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