Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

2009 shaping up to be a “normal” temperature year in the USA

While we find cooling trends now in RSS and UAH global data from 2002, the US contiguous temperature record for 2009 seems to be returning to very near the normal baseline for temperature in the last century. From World Climate … Continue reading

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A statistically significant cooling trend in RSS and UAH satellite data

Statistical Significance in Satellite Data Guest post by Jeff Id of The Air Vent If you’ve been following along here you probably suspected the difference between UAH and RSS are substantial enough to reach 95% significance. In this short post, you … Continue reading

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Shindell, Methane, and Uncertainty

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A recent study by Shindell et. al, entitled Improved Attribution of Climate Forcing to Emissions, (Science Magazine, 30 October 2009, Vol. 326) reports on interactions between aerosols and methane and other greenhouse gases. It has … Continue reading

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McIntyre and Lindzen to appear on Finnish TV documentary – transcript

Transcript in English from the TV network website here (h/t to Goran Frojdh) MOT: Climate catastrophe cancelled Finnish Broadcasting Co. YLE, TV1, Nov 11th 2009 at 8.00 pm. Voiceover (VO), reporter Martti Backman: Governments around the world are preparing for … Continue reading

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No longer the ENVI of the green revolution, Chrysler drops electric vehicle plan

The ENVI line can be seen here. This is rather sad really, I like electric cars. I drive one myself. From Reuters: Chrysler dismantles electric car plans under Fiat By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) – Chrysler has disbanded a team … Continue reading

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EPA sends CO2 endangerment finding to the White House

Excerpts from Reuters story: EPA C02 endangerment finding to White House By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sent its final proposal on whether carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to … Continue reading

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The climate engine

Guest post by Erl Happ What follows is a general theory of natural climate variation supported by observation of the changing temperature of the atmosphere and the sea between 1948 and September 2009. This work suggests that strong warming after … Continue reading

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