Daily Archives: April 7, 2011

Open Thread – Offline for awhile

I’ll be offline anywhere from 48-72 hours. The reason? About these ads

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Update on solar cycle 24

NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center posted an update to their graphs today. They show the largest gains in solar cycle 24 tracking metrics I’ve seen yet. See graphs below:

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Some true journalism – my thanks to Tom Chivers

After a week of mostly stories of this flavor, “Scientist smacks down filthy climate change denier, film at 11“, this article in the Telegraph by Tom Chivers is refreshing and gets it close to 100% right. Click image for the … Continue reading

Posted in Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature, media | Tagged , , | 136 Comments

Contrails and Climate – follow up

Dr. Roger Pielke Senior writes: Ben Herman of the University of Arizona has responded to the post… News Article “Aircraft Condensation Trails Criss-Crossing The Sky May Be Warming The Planet On A Normal Day More Than The Carbon Dioxide Emitted … Continue reading

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New quake, Tsunami warning for Japan

From AP via chicoer.com TOKYO — Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast. The Japan meteorological agency issued a tsunami warning for … Continue reading

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Solar warming and ocean equilibrium, Part 3: Solanki and Schuessler respond

Guest post by Alec Rawls Solar physicist Sami Solanki and his colleagues at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research helped pioneer the use of cosmogenic isotopes from ice cores to create a proxy record for solar activity going … Continue reading

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