Daily Archives: August 11, 2011

Multi-tentacled Mann o’ war raging over UVA emails

ATI Responds to Union of Concerned Scientists’, et al, Efforts to Stop Agreement with UVA to Turn Over Michael Mann Records Thursday, August 11, 2011 Contact: Paul Chesser, Executive Director, paul.chesser@atinstitute.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This week four groups, whose boards represent a … Continue reading

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From NCAR an “unexpected new result” – “Arctic ice… likely to expand as it is to contract”

It seems that the Serreze “death spiral” might be on hold. From UCAR/NCAR: Arctic ice melt could pause in near future, then resume again BOULDER—Although Arctic sea ice appears fated to melt away as the climate continues to warm, the … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Modeling, Sea ice | 146 Comments

Global warming – step changes driven by ENSO?

Story submitted by Jens Raunsø Jensen The IPCC dismisses in its AR4 report of 2007 natural climate variability as a major reason for the global temperature increase in the second half of the 20th century. The basic arguments are “greenhouse … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, ENSO, IPCC | 55 Comments

The new IPCC economic models

The new IPCC economic models show that economic growth is part of the solution Story submitted by Tim Worstall The IPCC has just released details of the economic models that are used to generate the emissions numbers for the climate … Continue reading

Posted in IPCC | 81 Comments

Undersea volcanoes might be more common than previously thought

Reader “Mark” in Tips and Notes writes: Surprise Underwater Volcanic Eruption Discovered Excellent 3D graphic representation of the lava. Note this particular volcano was previously report by Scarlet- yesterday. Click photo to view more images. (British Antarctic Survey) “An undersea … Continue reading

Posted in Vulcanism | 72 Comments