How not to measure temperature, part 63

One of the strangest things I’ve learned in the past year about the US Historical Climatological Network is the propensity for placement of weather stations at sewage treatment plants. The reason of course has to do with putting a thermometer at a facility that is staffed 7 days a week. That thermomter must be manually…

Trouble in the UK – A Green Tax Rebellion is Afoot

The new tipping point: UK motorists rebel against additional taxes by shutting down highways.   After hundreds of angry drivers shut down highways in England Tuesday in protest against green automobile taxes, and drivers and fishermen in France and Spain paralyzed their ports and roads in a fuel-tax protest, politicians began to signal Europe’s ambitious…

What Political Cartoonists Think About Global Warming

NOTE: I originally had a Google video posted here, which was a collage of political cartoons published in major US Newspapers about climate change. I made the mistake of not watching it all the way to the end, but watched about 80% of it.  A couple of commenters have pointed out that this video was…