Daily Archives: November 26, 2010

Does Hadley Centre Sea Surface Temperature Data (HADSST2) Underestimate Recent Warming?

Guest post by Bob Tisdale In advance of the UN negotiations next week in Cancun, the press and blogs today have included numerous elaborations on the UK Met Office press release Scientific evidence is Met Office focus at Cancun. The … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, Sea Surface Temperature | 52 Comments

Friday Funny: “Pay up, Suckas”

From the “I have first dibs on Uranus” department: From Yahoo News/AFP: Spanish woman claims ownership of the Sun MADRID (AFP) – After billions of years the Sun finally has an owner — a woman from Spain’s soggy region of … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Solar | 84 Comments

NYT’s sort-of-clarity on Norfolk sinking aka “sea level rise” and an inconvenient map

This is a map and photo of Sharp’s Island and its sinking lighthouse in Chesapeake Bay, we’ll get back to that after the main article about Norfolk. GreenHell Blog writes: In an above-the-fold, front-page story, the Times’ Leslie Kaufman tried … Continue reading

Posted in Land use land cover change, media, Sea level | 79 Comments

Examination of CRU data suggests no statistically significant warming

UPDATE: The StataSphere server can’t handle the load of interest, I’ve take the images offline from this article, and disabled the link to it. Once he gets the server up and running again I’ll put them back – Anthony Readers … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data | 141 Comments

Can cacti ‘escape’ underground in high temperatures?

From the American Journal of Botany How a certain species will potentially handle global warming   In the scorching summer heat of the Chihuahuan Desert in southwest Texas, air temperatures can hover around 97°F (36°C) while at the surface of … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 38 Comments