Monthly Archives: June 2018

Drudge Continues Pimping Heatwave Fake News

Drudge is linking to articles claiming record heat in the East and the Midwest. As always, fake news. June 30 heat has dropped off sharply since the peak in 1901, with almost all of the coolest years coming after Hansen’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 22 Comments

Truth In Labeling At The New York Times : “NOT REAL NEWS”

Arctic sea ice thickness has been increasing for the past twelve years, and is up 44% since 2012. I calculated this by dividing DMI volume by MASIE extent.  (The MASIE records only go back to 2006.). The Arctic Basin is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 26 Comments

But You Can Smoke Weed …

Fifty years ago I spent the summer at camp in Florissant, Colorado.  I spent my days target shooting, and nights singing around the bonfire, shooting fireworks, and making out with girls at their camp half a mile away. Almost all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Learning To Think Like A Progressive

Tom Steyer wants guns banned and believes 0.0004 mole fraction CO2 is deadly. He is so worried about these things, he believes nuclear annihilation is necessary to prevent them from happening. Steyer: Maybe We Can Have a ‘Nuclear War’ to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 25 Comments

Plate Tectonics

Much of America’s problems lie west of the San Andreas Fault.

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

An Average June In The US

Mean temperatures in June have been a little above average since 1895 Maximum temperatures have been a little below average. The frequency of hot days has been about average. I started at ASU in 1974, the peak year of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

2010 Blog Post On Venus

I wrote this post in 2010. Hyperventilating on Venus | Watts Up With That? Here was Lubos’ response. I had to independently agree with the broad and important conclusion – after some checks and self-corrections – and I will try … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

NOAA Hacks Drudge’s Brain

Drudge is again losing the plot about global warming. He linked to this article, which used fake NOAA data to make June 2016 the hottest on record. Record June Heat Waves in the U.S. by Christopher C. Burt | Category … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Basic Physics For Climate Dummies

Temperature in the Venusian troposphere increases linearly with altitude. At an altitude of 50km in the Venusian atmosphere, the temperature is about the same as at Earth’s surface. At an altitude of 50km in the Venusian atmosphere, the pressure is also … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 70 Comments

Hansen’s 350 PPM Tipping Point

NASA’s James Hansen originally warned that 350 PPM CO2 was the tipping point, and that we would all burn up and drown unless CO2 was reduced to those levels. Hansen (et al) must read: Get back to 350 ppm or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments