Travel Hockey

I’m travelling the next few days, moderation will be spotty. After tomorrow, you may find that comments may go for 12 -18 hours or more without approval. In the meantime, you can debunk my own “hockey stick”. click for larger image Thanks to all who have come by and participated with comments and ideas! Best Regards, Anthony…

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Interesting plots of temperature trends: the 4 global temperature metrics according to Basil

I don’t have a lot of time today, but I found this interesting. Commenter “Basil” has offered this for discussion. So I’m putting this up without comment on my part. See also the decadal trends table below. Have at it folks. Click for full sized image 1979:01-1992:12 ——————————————— GISS 0.000783764** (0.094C/decade) HadCRUT 0.000460122** (0.055C/decade) RSS_MSU 0.000498964…

Sun blank again

Just two days after sunspot 983 was reported, it has now disappeared. They just aren’t sticking around like they used to. This is yet another indication of the bottomed out solar minima we are in. It will be very interesting to see if the cycle 24 predictions by Hathway at NASA for an even stronger cycle…

This La Niña Likely to Have Legs

As I mentioned in my post here about one of the satellite data sets (RSS) that showed a marked cooling globally in 2008, La Niña and PDO seem to be drivers of this change. Here is Joe D’Aleo’s take on it below. - Anthony By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM ICECAP Evidence is growing this La Niña will be a…

Frost on Fire and Ice

I found this over on Jerry Pournelle’s Chaos Manor. It seemed fitting given the discussion as of late.  Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough…