Daily Archives: April 4, 2011

Climate Craziness of the week – Claim: nuclear tests stopped global warming in the mid 20th century

People send me stuff. Never mind the other aerosol sources, it was the Fat Man and Little Boy. From the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics April 2011, these claims: Atmospheric nuclear explosions induced the stagnation in global warming in … Continue reading

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All the climate news that’s fit to misprint

While Krugman wails at the NYT, giant Elk die in print for all the wrong climatic reasons. In Tips and Notes, P J Brennan says: All the news that’s fit to mis-report: From today’s NYT When the planet warmed at … Continue reading

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An investigation of USHCN station siting issues using a cleaned dataset

While BEST is making a public relations train wreck for themselves by touting preliminary conclusions with no data analysis paper in place yet to support their announcements, there have been other things going on in the world of surface data … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – it’s a doozy

Finally, a scientist gets it, speaks out about it, and a reporter in a major media outlet publishes the words that say in even stronger terms what I said last Thursday about Dr. Richard Muller’s testimony before Congress. From the … Continue reading

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Pielke Sr. on sampling error in BEST 2% preliminary results

Is There A Sampling Bias In The BEST Analysis Reported By Richard Muller? Guest post by Dr. Roger Pielke Senior In his testimony Richard Muller (which I posted on Friday April 2 2011), indicated that he used 2% of the available … Continue reading

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Introducing the WUWT US Weather History Reference Page

We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT US Weather History Reference Page The US Weather History page includes temperature, precipitation and snowfall graphs and graphics covering the prior year in the United States. It will soon be … Continue reading

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CSIRO shows cyclone (hurricane) frequency down, contradict Gore and many others who claim Global Warming will increase them

From The Australian: Climate change to mean fewer cyclones and smaller waves, says CSIRO research CSIRO research commissioned by the federal government suggests climate change could dramatically reduce the number of tropical cyclones in the Australian region and decrease wave … Continue reading

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