“Gore Effect”: Al Freezes His Enviro-Nuts at Harvard Sustainability Celebration

    H/T Drudge, who links to Czech physicist Luboš Motl’s blog. Dear Members of the Harvard Community, Although today’s weather will hardly remind us of the serious problem that is global warming, today’s event – the Harvard Sustainability Celebration, with a keynote address by former Vice President Al Gore – will go on, as scheduled, … Starting at 3 p.m., we will be serving hot cider | Read More »

    Don’t Forget to Wear a Jacket

    From http://www.wktv.com/news/local/32477839.html UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) – Student volunteers from colleges around New York State braved freezing cold temperatures on their bikes Wednesday to send a message to state and federal political candidates: pay attention to climate change.Heh.

    A Simple Choice

    McCain is going to freeze spending, keep taxes low, confront the threat of global warming, and make America energy independent. On the other hand, Obama plans to raise capital gains taxes. We are not likely to have much in capital gains because of the economic crisis caused by liberals Barney Frank and Chris Dodd, as well as Obama’s financial advisors and campaign contributors that ran | Read More »

    More on so called Global Warming

    Here is another good article about the fallacy of Global WarmingLorne Gunter: Thirty years of warmer temperatures go poof

    Get Ready, It’s Gonna Be A Cold One!

    I am and have been a Global Warming non-believer for a long time. The Earth is supposed to be experiencing run-away heating of the atmosphere that will soon have us all roasting like pigs on a spit. Too many have bought into the GW crap, including our presidential nominee, Senator McCain. It is my belief that a lot of minds will soon be changed when | Read More »

    Global Warming with record cold and Alaska glaciers growing?

    Alaska glaciers grew this year, thanks to colder weather – See it here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/homepage/story/53884.htmlWeekend cold set new record lows – Pendleton breaks 118-year-old record – See it here: http://www.eastoregonian.info/print.asp?SectionID=13&SubSectionID=48&ArticleID=83885&TM=29612.53Frost ‘one more thing’ for grape growers – Temperatures dropped to 31 degrees in the Ukiah Valley on Saturday night and early Sunday morning, the coldest Oct. 12 morning since record keeping began in Ukiah in 1893. | Read More »

    I Blame Global Warming for…..

    It is amazing what can happen when global warming alarmists reach a fevered pitch. To whit: Big snow flakes fell early Friday evening, turning Downtown Boise into a giant snow globe for people on their way home from work.snip At 10 p.m., the Weather Service said 1.7 inches of snow had fallen. The previous earliest recorded snowfall was Oct. 12, 1969, when a little more | Read More »

    Bias at the BBC?

    BBC investigated after peer says climate change programme was biased ‘one-sided polemic’By Tamara CohenLast updated at 2:54 AM on 27th September 2008’Potty peer': Lord Monckton said his sceptical views were misrepresentedThe BBC is being investigated by television watchdogs after a leading climate change sceptic claimed his views were deliberately misrepresented. Lord Monckton, a former adviser to Margaret Thatcher, says he was made to look like | Read More »

    Updated: Polar Bears are Safer Now, and Colder Too!

    Courtesy of a post by Julie Walsh at OpenMarket.org, we learn from The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) that Arctic sea ice extent, after reaching its seasonal minimum last week, has begun its annual cyclical increase in response to the setting sun. A cooler melt season, retention of first-year ice, and dispersive ice motion set the 2008 melt season apart from 2007. Overview | Read More »

    UK – Breaking the law due to “global warming” is now legal.

    Honest: I thought that the link below was going be a re-direct to The National Lampoon, The Onion, or some other parody site.But alas, ’twas not to be.It’s real and from The UK.Jury decides that threat of global warming justifies breaking the law…. … … …Coming soon to a United States Federal Court near you, a grand epic:Dog Eat Dog Films presentsComplete InsanityStarring … Albert | Read More »

    This is a funny GW video worth the watch, this kid is fantastic!

    If you haven’t seen this, it is pretty funny. We have to be able to laugh at our own too. See Video

    Today’s “AGW” Story

    Kayak: $1200.Supplies: $12,000Making a laughing-stock of yourself: Priceless:I saw on television news on Friday a chap canoeing across part of the Arctic ocean to raise world consciousness about “disappearing” ice sheets. The last time I looked he was trapped in some ice.(Emphasis mine. H/T – Tim Blair.)Trying to impose an ideology onto reality only serves to make you a candidate for a Darwin Award….

    Longest recorded streak of sunspot inactivity broken

    Via Slashdot comes the report that The Sun has broken a 95 year old record. Quoting the Daily Tech:The sun has reached a milestone not seen for nearly 100 years: an entire month has passed without a single visible sunspot being noted.The event is significant as many climatologists now believe solar magnetic activity – which determines the number of sunspots — is an influencing factor | Read More »

    It’s Not Easy Being Green

    Note: This was originally going to cover both conventions, to really get a picture of the energy use. Unfortunately, the setup is different here and I can’t really get a late night walkaround. So I’m going to post the coverage from last week. If there was one message heard loud and clear at the Democratic National Convention this year, it was "Be Green!" Everywhere you | Read More »

    Introducing…Global Cooling

    Allow me to say with trepidation that as a newcomer I am not comfortable starting a diary so soon, and will not make this a habit for various reasons (Time is a big one!).But since I could not find a logical topic right now for this, here it is.Sunspot activity, which goes in 11-year cycles, has been completely dormant for weeks recently. For the non-scientists | Read More »