New WUWT SST/ENSO page now online

WUWT readers may have noticed a new live image icon on the sidebar today: The new WUWT ENSO/Sea Level/Sea Surface Temperature Page is now online. More reference pages are coming. Be sure to visit and see “Watts Up”. Here’s the link: About these ads

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Sea Ice News #20

By Steve Goddard Arctic Ice (red line above) has dropped just below my June forecast (dashed line.) Over the last two weeks, strong southerly winds reminiscent of 2007 have compacted and melted significant amounts of ice. The modified NSIDC image below shows ice loss over the last week, in red. The break in the weather…

McKitrick: Fix the IPCC process

Excerpts from the Financial Post essay by Ross McKitrick There is too much conflict of interest built into the report-writing process After the Climategate emails scandal of last winter, and discoveries of some embarrassing errors in the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), its chairman, Rajendra Pachauri, asked the Inter-Academy Council (IAC)…

GISStimating 1998

By Steve Goddard h/t to reader “Phil.” who lead me to this discovery. In a previous article, I discussed how UAH, RSS and HadCrut show 1998 to be the hottest year, while GISS shows 2010 and 2005 to be hotter. But it wasn’t always like that. GISS used to show 1998 as  0.64 anomaly, which…

Is Armagh Burning?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has highlighted a study by Coughlin and Butler. Their study says that there is little or no urban warming (urban heat island, or UHI) in the temperature record from the Armagh Observatory in Ireland. They say: It is concluded that temperature observations made at Armagh Observatory have been unaffected by rapid…