Daily Archives: December 27, 2009

The Unbearable Complexity of Climate

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Figure 1. The Experimental Setup I keep reading statements in various places about how it is indisputable “simple physics” that if we increase amount of atmospheric CO2, it will inevitably warm the planet. Here’s a … Continue reading

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G. P. Bear goes to Washington: part 3

By Bill Steigerwald “Act of Endangerment” TASIILAQ, EAST GREENLAND Grandpa, Mother and Junior were at Erik the Red’s Sports Den. The place was crowded for the big Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. … Continue reading

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Our current weather: A test for forecast models – December shaping up to be one of the coldest on record in the USA

It has often been said that “Weather is not climate”, but ultimately it provides the only meaningful way to verify climate models. Did the climate models predict the cold, snowy weather which has been seen across much of the US? … Continue reading

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877 new snowfall records set or tied in the USA in the last week

And that’s not all, for the week ending Dec 13th, there were 815 new snowfall records set. December 2009 is shaping up to be quite the snowmaker. Here’s a map showing continental USA records: Here is the daily count data … Continue reading

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