Daily Archives: October 29, 2011

Uh oh: It was the BEST of times, it was the worst of times

Alternate title: Something wonky this way comes I try to get away to work on my paper and the climate world explodes, pulling me back in. Strange things are happening related to the BEST data and co-authors Richard Muller and … Continue reading

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Posted in Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature | Tagged , , , , , , , | 409 Comments

New WUWT Polar Vortex Reference Page

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT Polar Vortex Reference Page. For those unfamiliar, a Polar Vortex is “caused when an area of low pressure sits at the rotation pole of … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic, Arctic, Ozone, Sea ice, Stratospheric water vapor | Tagged , , , , , | 81 Comments

Inches of “Global Warming” Get Dumped on NASA-GISS HQ

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein [Update: New York City got more snow in October 2011 than ever before in recorded history, according to the NY Daily News (including some good photos). Special thanks to WUWT commenter NikFromNYC who posted this … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Satire, Snow | Tagged , , , , , | 149 Comments

U.S. Hurricanes: worse than we thought…100 years ago

With the 2011 hurricane season drawing to a close in about a month, and with hurricane season this year being mostly uneventful in terms of landfall, I find this very interesting. This historical reanalysis by NOAA shows U.S. hurricane landfalls … Continue reading

Posted in hurricanes, Weather | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

The Incredible Voyage of Neodenticula Seminae

Guest Post by David Middleton This article from a publication called DW-World was recently brought to my attention as iron-clad proof of unprecedented Arctic melting due to AGW… Seems pretty cut and dried… But, I had never heard of DW-World, … Continue reading

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The Unknown Unknowns of Global Warming

Plants, both through decay and respiration, are responsible for over half of the world’s annual carbon dioxide emissions. I mention this fact for one reason and that is to communicate the power of the biosphere upon the atmosphere. Usually, when … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Climate sensitivity, feedbacks, Modeling | Tagged , | 60 Comments