Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

Satellites show no global warming for 17 years 5 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The monthly satellite lower-troposphere temperature anomaly from Remote Sensing Systems, Inc., is now available. Taking the least-squares linear-regression trend on this dataset (the bright blue horizontal line through the dark blue data), there has now … Continue reading

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Stunning photo: Earth, as seen from Mars

This was just released today by NASA. It is quite a humbling image from the Mars rover Curiosity, though it’s not quite the same impact as the Blue Marble image from Apollo 8, but historically significant nonetheless.

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Josh on the certainty of climate sensitivity

Josh writes: Are we now 95% certain? Yes, we are! Hooray! Yesterday we heard from UK climate science community about their work on AR5. The event was called “Climate Change 2013 – The Physical Science Basis. The Working Group 1 … Continue reading

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Newspaper closes mind: will no longer print skeptical AGW opinions

From the newspaper SouthCoastToday.com Our View: There is no debate on climate change The “debate” over the reality and cause of climate change stopped being scientific long ago. Today, the “debate” is nothing more than a distraction that serves a … Continue reading

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Global Temperature Report: January 2014 Upper Michigan was ‘coldest’ spot on the globe in January

 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decadeJanuary temperatures (preliminary)

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Another hot model: Forest emissions, wildfires explain why ancient Earth was so hot

The release of volatile organic compounds from Earth’s forests and smoke from wildfires 3 million years ago had a far greater impact on global warming than ancient atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, according to a new study by researchers at … Continue reading

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On Don Easterbrook’s Updated Projection

Don Easterbrook has updated his projection graph. Unfortunately, he did not update the graph that I complained about a few weeks ago, shown on the left in Figure 1. In that graph his projections started around 2010. He appears to … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Hiatus in Global Warming, PDO, Temperature | 149 Comments

CRU produces something useful for a change

World temperature records available via Google Earth Climate researchers at the University of East Anglia have made the world’s temperature records available via Google Earth.

Posted in Climate data, GHCN, Weather_stations | 134 Comments