Daily Archives: August 20, 2012

Some confirmation of Spencer’s cloud hypothesis – it is getting less cloudy and warmer at the same time

A new paper just published in the Journal of Climate finds that global cloudiness has decreased over the past 39 years from between 0.9 to 2.8% by continent as shown in the figure below: The period of the study is … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate sensitivity, clouds, Cosmic rays, Weather | Tagged , , , | 185 Comments

Quote of the week – wisdom from Bob Phelan

I got an email from Diane Phelan, Bob Phelan’s daughter, summarizing last weeks funeral, which I’ll share below. One phrase though, really characterizes what Bob Phelan was about, and by extension, what WUWT is all about, and I make it … Continue reading

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The Hoegh-Guldberg device – shades of Rube Goldberg

From the ocean weather will eat this idea alive department comes a ridiculous bit of wishful thinking from the world’s lead scientist on “the coral reefs are going to die and its all your fault” discipline. Yes, it is our … Continue reading

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Ship sprayed seawater cloud making V2.0

Willis covered this before on WUWT, with Every Silver Lining Has A Cloud. Its baaaack. Figure 1. Artist’s conception of cloud-making ships. Of course, the first storm would flip this over immediately, but heck, it’s only a fantasy, so who cares? … Continue reading

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Dueling statements in the American Chemical Society science by press release

Hmm…which to believe? The headline or the statement. Maybe he’s just jealous of Jim Hansen getting all the attention for his just wrong  and now panned PNAS “weather is climate” paper. Nobel prize-winning scientist cites evidence of link between extreme … Continue reading

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US record lows outpace record highs 127 to 4 this weekend

Since we were treated to scads of news articles by the MSM on how many record highs happened in July, it seems only fair that we report on the multitude of record lows that occurred this weekend in the USA, … Continue reading

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