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Introducing The New WUWT Northern Polar Vortex Page – With Explanation and Observations

By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT Northern Polar Vortex Reference Page. We would like to dedicate this page to NBC News and John Holdren, who both seem to need all … Continue reading

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A Sober Look At The Northern Polar Vortex

Image Credit NASA – Polar Vortex on Venus WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” Currently there is a lot of media hype about the Polar Vortex over North America, but little in the way of coherent explanation as to what a … Continue reading

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2013 Was Not A Good Year For Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Climate Warming Change Disruption Weirding Ocean Acidification Extreme Weather, etc.

Image Credit: European Space Agency – CryoSat By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” For anyone keeping track, 2013 has not been a good year for those who propagate the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) Narrative, also know by a litany … Continue reading

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HadCRUT4 is From Venus, GISS is From Mars (Now Includes November Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts With apologies to John Gray, it can be seen from the above graph that the two data sets often either go in opposite directions or are different … Continue reading

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Introducing The New Dana Nuccitelli Commemorative WUWT Tornado Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT Tornado Reference Page. We would like to dedicate this page to Dana Nuccitelli, of Skeptical Science infamy, who single-handedly managed to get Keith Kloor, Roger Pielke Jr., … Continue reading

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Could the Perspectives of Cowtan and Way Negate RSS’s 17 Year Pause? (Now Includes all October Data except Hadcrut)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In reference to my previous article RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years, and taking into account the good work already done in analyzing Cowtan and Way by Steve … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – Santer 17 Update

Image Credits: NASA,  BP.Blogspot.com, Wikimedia.org By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” NOAA’s State of the Climate In 2008 report found that: The simulations rule out (at the 95% level) zero trends for intervals of 15 yr or more, suggesting that … Continue reading

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RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts RSS stands for Remote Sensing Systems, which is a satellite temperature data set similar to the University of Alabama – Huntsville (UAH) dataset that John Christy and … Continue reading

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Statistical Significances – How Long Is “The Pause”? (Now Includes September Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts, Update/Additional Explanatory Commentary from Nick Stokes UPDATE: RSS for October has just come out and the value was 0.207. As a result, RSS has now reached the … Continue reading

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US Tornado Count So Low That It’s Invaded The Legend…

Image Credit: NOAA – Storm Prediction Center By WUWT Regular Just The Facts US Tornadoes are currently on pace for a record low annual tornado count, which has penetrated deep into the legend in the graph above and is relevant … Continue reading

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Quietest in 45 Years

Image Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) By WUWT Regular Just The Facts From the Insurance Journal: “The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season looks set to go down as a big washout, marking the … Continue reading

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Antarctic Sea Ice Didn’t Get The Memo That It Was Supposed To Melt

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Per the graph above, Antarctic Sea Ice Extent has remained above the 1981 – 2010 “normal” range for much of the last … Continue reading

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Global Sea Ice Overview, Walrus Gathering and Northern Regional Sea Ice Retrospective

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts For those beating the “imminent Arctic ice death spiral” drum, 2013 has not been a good year. Per the graph above, Global … Continue reading

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Tough Times For Sea Ice Melt Enthusiasts…

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts In previous years there was reason to cheer, .e.g. “Transport is steaming full speed ahead.” “Some serious ice transport going on there. … Continue reading

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Introducing The New WUWT Northern Regional Sea Ice Reference Page – With Observations

Image credits: (NSIDC) – The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the Northern Regional Sea Ice Page Sometimes lost in the Global Warming Causes Sea Ice Death Spiral … Continue reading

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RSS Flat For 200 Months (Now Includes July Data)

[NOTE: RSS is a satellite temperature data set much like the UAH dataset from Dr. Roy Spencer and John Christy - Anthony] Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts The graphic above shows 3 … Continue reading

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Observations From The WUWT Sea Ice Page

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Global Sea Ice Area, shown above, has remained quite average this year. However, this is not due to a recovery in Northern … Continue reading

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How Good Are Met Office Predictions? (Now Includes at Least May Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts “We are now using the system to predict changes out to 2014. By the end of this period, the global average temperature is expected to have risen … Continue reading

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Are We in a Pause or a Decline? (Now Includes at Least April* Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts *At least April data was my intention. However as of June 8, HadCRUT3 for April is still not up! Could it be because as of the end … Continue reading

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Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Spreadsheet Updating Methodology

Image Credit: Walter Dnes By Walter Dnes – Edited and Comment by Just The Facts and Werner Brozek In my recent WUWT post I introduced an Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Spreadsheet. The intent of this spreadsheet is to provide some … Continue reading

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