Posted 18 June 2015

"You might think Pope Francis would have more sense than to dabble in matters of physical science, given memories of that contretemps with Galileo. You might also think that the Vatican would know a thing or two about spotting false prophets, not to mention having a keen ear f...

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Posted 17 June 2015

At the invitation of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, American climatologist Judith Curry has explained to the UK House of Lords, the political state of play in Washington with climate issues. Extract: "How should we respond to the threat of climate change given the uncer...

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Posted 8 June 2015

"Before we laugh off the prospect of global government based in Geneva and sleepwalk into surrendering more of our national sovereignty in Paris, we should wake up. Having just commemorated the centenary of the Gallipoli landing and the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe, it

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Updated 8 June 2015

Afew days ago the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published claims aiming to show that there has been no "pause" in global warming.  Among the many immediate challenges to that NOAA claim  have been two worthy of notice: the first by Dr Judith Curry,...

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Posted 6 June 2015

Over the past 60 years the sea around Funafuti has risen by around 30 cm locally, raising warnings that the atoll is about to disappear. But Paul Kench, of the University of Auckland, NZ, and colleagues found no evidence of heightened erosion. After poring over more than a  cen...

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