When the sun goes TILT

The Heliospheric Current Sheet Tilt Angle and Implications for Friis-Christensen and Lassen Theory Guest post by David Archibald The Chairman of NOAA’s Solar Cycle 24 review panel, Douglas Biesecker, said back in March 2007 that the flattening of the heliospheric current sheet was one of the expected signatures of solar minimum (the Solar Cycle 23/24…

Target: Monckton

This is a press release from CFACT sent to me. Post your Kicks or Kudos here, your choice, but play nice and be mindful of blog policy as moderators are standing by to snip your call.  – Anthony Target: Monckton Have you noticed the kicking around that CFACT Advisor Lord Christopher Monckton’s been getting lately?…

BBC to issue correction on rice yields story

From: Richard Black Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2010 7:01 AM To: Anthony Watts Subject: RE: Your article on rice yields Dear Anthony, Thanks for your email. You are correct – I am mistaken – a correction will be made to the news story shortly. Best regards, Richard Black …my letter follows

Cloud Cellular Communication

No, I’m not talking about the Internet or the latest mobile phone. Apparently clouds are “teleconnected”. Two press releases were made the yesterday on the same subject, both are presented here. Note to climate scientists, try adding this to GCM’s. download large image (9 MB, JPEG) acquired April 17, 2010 NOAA scientists uncover oscillating patterns…

SST Anomalies In The Hurricane Nursery

By Steve Goddard Thanks to Dr Klotzbach for his excellent post describing his thinking behind the CSU hurricane forecast. A number of readers asked about SSTs in the hurricane nursery. So I took the most recent Unisys SST anomaly map, removed all colors between -0.5°C and +0.5°C, and overlaid the most recent tropical storm map…