GISS Deletes Arctic And Southern Ocean Sea Surface Temperature Data

Guest post by Bob Tisdale There are numerous blog posts and discussions about how the GISS global temperature anomaly product GISTEMP differs from the Hadley Centre and NCDC datasets. The repeated reasons presented for this are, GISS uses 1200km radius smoothing to fill in the areas of the globe with sparse surface temperature readings, and…

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SST update

Steve Goddard writes: Below are animations for the entire year (150 days) so far, based on NOAA SST maps. The videos are presented with minimal commentary. As they say, “150 pictures are worth 150,000 words.” El Niño has faded and may be switching genders.

Americans: Fly your flag

I’ve been proverbially “sick as a dog” this weekend either from stomach flu, or some food poisoning, not sure which. Spending so much time in bed, I almost forgot to put up my flag today. My neighbors must have wondered why this disheveled man with messed up hair and a three day beard was in…

Ken Cuccinelli versus 810 academics

Guest Commentary by Paul Driessen “Scientific debates should be played out in the academic arena,” insists University of Virginia environmental sciences professor David Carr. “If Michael Mann’s conclusions are unsupported by his data, his scientific critics will eventually demonstrate this.” Carr and 809 other Virginia scientists and academics signed a petition launched by the activist…

The fix is in

Engineering a cooler Earth Researchers brainstorm radical ways to counter climate change By Erika Engelhaupt None of the scientists in the room so much as blinked when David Keith suggested saving the world with spy planes spraying sulfuric acid. Keith, a physicist at the University of Calgary in Canada, was facing an audience not likely…