Remember the Arctic cyclone that busted up sea ice in 2012? It seems such storms are more common than previously thought

News media back then seemed to think this was a new thing, and downplayed the role of the cyclone is breaking up sea ice, preferring to attribute it to the omnipotent global warming. Apparently it’s just business as usual for the Arctic. From the Ohio Supercomputer Center Weather data at the Ohio Supercomputer Center reveals…

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Yale: Global warming on the out with Americans

They should redo the poll now after people have a chance to read the latest article in Nature, where even Trenberth conceded natural cycles are playing a big role, big enough to override the posited global CO2 control knob for climate. Of course we all know from past experience that these polls by Leiserowitz and…

The journal Nature embraces ‘the pause’ and ocean cycles as the cause, Trenberth still betting his heat will show up

From the “settled science” department. It seems even Dr. Kevin Trenberth is now admitting to the cyclic influences of the AMO and PDO on global climate. Neither “carbon” nor “carbon dioxide” is mentioned in this article that cites Trenberth as saying: “The 1997 to ’98 El Niño event was a trigger for the changes in the…

CERES Satellite Data and Climate Sensitivity

Guest essay by Ken Gregory See abstract and PDF version here. The determination of the global warming expected from a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), called the climate sensitivity, is the most important parameter in climate science. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fifth assessment report (AR5) gives no best estimate for equilibrium…