Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

EPA sues Oklahoma utility for obeying the law

Guest post by David Middleton Just when you think that the EPA cannot possibly get any more idiotic… U.S. EPA sues OG&E over work at Oklahoma coal power plants Tue Jul 9, 2013 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Posted in Coal, Energy, Environment, EPA, Government idiocy, Ridiculae | Tagged , , , | 124 Comments

I need help with a graph search

In the last week, I came across a graph on a climate skeptic website that showed the earth’s average temperature in F, the known variation of temperature on earth, and the rise of temperature over the last 100 years depicted … Continue reading

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Josh on the Salby – Macquarie University affair

In flagellant scientifico…

Posted in Humor, Satire | 30 Comments

Analysis Of UHI In South Korea

Guest essay by Paul Homewood Seoul I ran a post earlier about UHI in South Korea. A study by two Korean scientists found that over half of the warming reported in Korea since 1954 was a result of UHI. In … Continue reading

Posted in UHI | 23 Comments

100 years ago today – Death Valley 134° record by the observer, why are there two different paper records?

Today, NOAA is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the 134° reading at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, including speakers, guests, and media coverage expected to begin at 11AM PDT, right about now. I find this fanfare odd, particularly in … Continue reading

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Macquarie University responds to Murry Salby termination issue

This just released a couple of hours ago. While the reader can make up their own mind, my view is that it seems pretty weak, especially since his student researcher was also apparently terminated as I’m told her email address … Continue reading

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Models Fail: Global Land Precipitation & Global Ocean Precipitation

We used NOAA’s CAMS-OPI satellite-era precipitation data in the post Model-Data Precipitation Comparison: CMIP5 (IPCC AR5) Model Simulations versus Satellite-Era Observations. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to isolate precipitation data for land and oceans with that dataset at the KNMI Climate … Continue reading

Posted in ENSO, Modeling | 42 Comments

Wildfire aerosols not handled well in climate modeling

From Los Alamos National Laboratory: Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted They suggest that fire emissions could contribute a lot more to the observed climate warming than current estimates show. Haze of smoke emanating from the … Continue reading

Posted in Aerosols, Carbon soot | Tagged , , , | 37 Comments