Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

Real Climate pans BEST and Muller

In a shocking development that may represent a singularity, I find myself in agreement* with parts of an opinion piece posted on Real Climate today called Berkeley Earthquake Called Off. Dr. Eric Steig writes: Anybody expecting earthshaking news from Berkeley, … Continue reading

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What the BEST data actually says

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach My theory is that the BEST folks must have eaten at a Hollywood Chinese restaurant. You can tell because when you eat there, an hour later you find you’re hungry for stardom. Now that the … Continue reading

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Big CME hits earth, low latitude auroras possible

From the Rice University Spaceweather listserv Our space weather alert system is in level yellow, and the CME input of energy to the Earth’s magnetosphere still continues. So, if you live in northern latitudes, go out and look for auroras … Continue reading

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Tisdale on the new “hide the decline” version of ocean heat content data

Introduction To The NODC Ocean Heat Content Anomaly Data For Depths Of 0-2000 Meters by Bob Tisdale The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) recently posted a new Ocean Heat Content (OHC) anomaly dataset on its website. It is available on annual … Continue reading

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Rina becomes a hurricane

I said yesterday to keep an eye on this storm, and now it has grown into a hurricane rather quickly. The big question is whether or not it reforms after passing over the Yucatan peninsula. If it does, we’ll have … Continue reading

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Climate change to flood link – no evidence

Another climate FAIL. Add this to tornadoes and hurricanes not being linked either, and you find that the entire Joe Romm / Bill McKibben alarming industrial complex of doubtful linkages between weather and climate has pretty much collapsed. From the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – Grist thinks spontaneous human combustion might be a convincing bit of evidence for AGW

There’s been some wild claims out there the past few days since BEST released their results in a media blitzkrieg on October 20th prior to peer review.  But this one from Grist writer Jess Zimmerman has to rank up there … Continue reading

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WWF in denial over Donna Laframboise’s new book

So upset they issued a press release. That’ll show ‘em. Funny how they couldn’t delineate the title of the book in the text. You can get the full story here at Marketwatch. But I see this as a rousing endorsement, … Continue reading

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Unadjusted data of long period stations in GISS show a virtually flat century scale trend

Temperature averages of continuously reporting stations from the GISS dataset Guest post by Michael Palmer, University of Waterloo, Canada Abstract The GISS dataset includes more than 600 stations within the U.S. that have been in operation continuously throughout the 20th … Continue reading

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