No new strange attractors: strong evidence against both positive feedback and catastrophe

This is a comment by Dr. Robert Brown on the What we don’t know about Earth’s energy flow post. I thought it was so insightful on the topic of climate stability being “pushed” by CO2 forcing that I’ve elevated it to a separate post. – Anthony Is it fair to say that the two systems would…

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Scripps paper: Ocean acidification fears overhyped

Reposted from Jo Nova, who did such a good job I decided there wasn’t any way I could improve on it, except to add the map at right. This needed the wide attention WUWT brings. Scripps blockbuster: Ocean acidification happens all the time — naturally There goes another scare campaign. Until recently we had very…

Two opinions on the state of science publishing

I’ve been made aware of two different opinions on state of science publishing as it relates to peer review and the pressure to publish even faster due to the Internet and all of its “instalaunch” tools. First, in Nature, a comment by Dr. Jerome Ravetz: Sociology of science: Keep standards high. He argues for embracing the…

Children just aren’t going to know what hail is…

Source of title inspiration here From NOAA Headquarters. Colorado mountain hail may disappear in a warmer future NOAA-led study shows less hail, more rain in region’s future, with possible increase in flood risk Summertime hail could all but disappear from the eastern flank of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains by 2070, according to a new modeling study…

Scafetta on his latest paper: Harmonic climate model versus the IPCC general circulation climate models

Guest Post by Dr. Nicola Scafetta Herein, I would like to briefly present my latest publication that continues my research about the meaning of natural climatic cycles and their implication for climate changes: Nicola Scafetta, “Testing an astronomically based decadal-scale empirical harmonic climate model versus the IPCC (2007) general circulation climate models” Journal of Atmospheric…