Climate Progress disappears their own climate ugliness

UPDATE: They apparently had second thoughts. see below. When the Heartland billboard fiasco came about last week, I pointed to this as a previous example of how both sides have made missteps. Heartland blundered with the unabomber billboard, was summarily denounced by both sides and pulled it within 24 hours. My reader poll conducted about…

Trenberth takes on UAH satellite data in a new paper

They create an adjustment for the way the Alabama scientists handled data from NOAA-9, a satellite that collected temperature data in the mid-1980s. From the University of Washington comes this press release: New research brings satellite measurements and global climate models closer By Nancy Gohring News and Information For more information: Po-Chedley, pochedls@atmos.uw.edu Trenberth, trenbert@ucar.edu,…

Solar grand minima linked to cooling period in Europe

This is interesting. A quick cooling in Europe together with an increase in humidity and particularly in windiness was found to coincide with a long-term reduction in solar activity 2800 years ago during something called the “Homeric minimum”. The paper published in Nature Geoscience suggests that solar grand minima was the trigger for cooling of…