by P. Homewood, August 1, 2018 in NotaLotofPeopleKnowThat
There have been just seven summers over 20c since 1910:
While we don’t know how this summer will work out (and neither does Bob Ward), since 2006 we have had eleven distinctly average summers.
The hot summers above are still rare events, and are all essentially weather events. There is no evidence that these extreme weather events are becoming more frequent.
by Benny Peiser, August 1, 2018 in GWPF
Numbers of king penguins have increased throughout the Southern Ocean over the past 50 years.
by Anthony Watts, July 31, 2018 in WUWT
As many WUWT readers know, there’s this push to “save the planet” by banning plastic straws. Like most liberal Earth saving fantasies, it’s rooted in shonky science, or in this case, no science at all, just a guess.
by David Middleton, July 31, 1018 in WUWT
This post was inspired by Anthony Watts’ recent post about wildfires and their unwillingness to cooperate with the Gorebal Warming narrative.
A Geological Perspective of Wildfires
The Fire Window
Geological evidence for ancient wildfires generally consists of sedimentary charcoal deposits (inertinite). Fossil charcoal is also a key factor in understanding the evolution of Earth’s atmosphere, particularly oxygen content. The first clear evidence of fire is in the Late Silurian.
by Tony Heller, July 31, 2018 in ClimateChangeDispatch
July 31 afternoon temperatures have been declining in the US for a century, with the hottest year being 1917 when almost half of the US was over 95 degrees.