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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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Historical Sea Surface Temperature Adjustments/Corrections aka “The Bucket Model”…

Image Credit: Bob Tisdale – bobtisdale.wordpress.com By WUWT Regular Just The Facts The recent Adjustments/Corrections to the HadCRUT4 and CRUTEM4 Temperature Data Sets by the Met Office Hadley Centre and Climatic Research Unit got me thinking about the cumulative impact … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing An Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Methodology and Spreadsheet

Image Credit: Walter Dnes By Walter Dnes – Edited by WUWT Regular Just The Facts I have developed a methodology and spreadsheet to capture and chart HadCRUT3, HadCRUT4, GISS, UAH, RSS, and NOAA monthly global temperature anomaly data. Calculations are … Continue reading

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US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse From Rhode Island Provides Erroneous Information To American Public in Global Warming Rant

Video Credit: Daily Caller/C-SPAN – click for video By WUWT Regular Just The Facts First, I’m sure I speak for everyone at WUWT when I say that our hearts go out to all the families in Oklahoma affected by the … Continue reading

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Met Office Hadley Centre and Climatic Research Unit HadCRUT4 and CRUTEM4 Temperature Data Sets Adjusted/Corrected/Updated… Can You Guess The Impact?

Image Credit: Met Office Hadley Centre By Just The Facts, Werner Brozek and Walter Dnes The Met Office Hadley Centre and the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, have adjusted/corrected/updated their HadCRUT4 & CRUTEM4 data sets, the … Continue reading

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Were Late Season Snowstorms and the Long Cold Winter Caused by Anthropogenic Global Warming or a Cold Northern Polar Region?

Image Credit: Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I recommend that everyone watch this brief Weather Channel segment titled “Blame Climate Change for Long Winter“, the video description states that, “In much of the country this … Continue reading

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Updates to and ENSO Observations from the WUWT Ocean Reference Page

Image Credit: Monterey Marine Meteorology Division – HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” In making several updates to the WUWT Ocean Reference Page I observed something in the Sea Surface Temperature animation above, that I’ve … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “The Pause” Update

Image Credit: NASA and BP.Blogspot.com By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Recently there has been significant attention focused on “The Pause” in Earth’s warming, the length of “The Pause” and where “Earth’s Temperature” may go from here, e.g.: “Over the … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page – Disputed Graphs – Alley (2000)

Image Credit: Photobucket.com – GISP2 – Alley, 2000 By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” In building WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page during these crowdsourcing threads (1, 2) there have been a number disputes raised about various graphs. During this thread I … Continue reading

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Global Warming Over Land Is Real: CU-Boulder, NOAA Study

Image Credit: Compo et al., 2013 From the Huffington Post: The thermometers got it right. The Earth is warming, another study is reporting. Climate scientists recognize that changes in weather observation stations’ immediate surroundings — such as neighboring trees being … Continue reading

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Are Climate Models Realistic? (Now Includes at Least February Data)

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts (Note: If you read my report with the January data and just wish to know what is new with the February data, you will find the most important new things … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page – Continued

Image Credit: Photobucket.com – GISP2 – Moberg – Keigwin – HadCRUT3 By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” During the first crowdsourcing thread for the under construction WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page, we had a number solid recommendations and WUWT moderator D.B. … Continue reading

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Global warming is epic, long-term study says

Image Credit: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center From CNN with comments below by WUWT regular Just The Facts: Global warming has propelled Earth’s climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest … Continue reading

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Has Global Warming Stalled? (Now Includes January Data)

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In order to answer the question in the title, we need to know what time period is a reasonable period to take into consideration. As well, we need to know … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page

Image Credit: Jo Nova – David Lappi – GISP2 Your help is needed in building the new WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page. Below I’ve posted all of the credible 3rd party paleoclimate graphs I’ve compiled thus far, but I am sure … Continue reading

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Global Warming Consensus Looking More Like A Myth

Image Credit – Wood For Trees and Werner Brozek From the Investor’s Business Daily: The global warming alarmists repeat the line endlessly. They claim that there is a consensus among scientists that man is causing climate change. Fact is, they’re … Continue reading

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Has Global Warming Stalled?

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In order to answer the question in the title, we need to know what time period is a reasonable period to take into consideration. As well, we need to know … Continue reading

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It’s snowing, and it really feels like the start of a mini ice age – London Mayor Boris Johnson

Image Credit: Climate4You.com From The Telegraph – By London Mayor Boris Johnson “The Sun is god!” cried JMW Turner as he died, and plenty of other people have thought there was much in his analysis. The Aztecs agreed, and so … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing a Temperature Trend Analysis

(Image Credit: WoodForTrees.com) By Werner Brozek, edited and with introduction by WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building a regular temperature trend analysis for WUWT. With much attention being focused on how much warming, or lack … Continue reading

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Record Arctic Storm Melted Sea Ice

Image Credit: National Snow and Ice Data Center IUP Bremen From Live Science: Months before Hurricane Sandy hurled the Atlantic Ocean into houses and cities along the East Coast, another record-breaking cyclone battered North America, helping push this year’s Arctic … Continue reading

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Erratic Environment May Be Key to Human Evolution

     Versus      Image Credit: Wikipedia                                 Image Credit: Anne Knock From Live Science: At Olduvai Gorge, where excavations helped to confirm Africa was the cradle of humanity, scientists now find the landscape once fluctuated rapidly, likely guiding early human … Continue reading

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Scientists Report Faster Warming in Antarctica

Photo Credit: NC State From the New York Times: West Antarctica has warmed much more than scientists had thought over the last half century, new research suggests, an ominous finding given that the huge ice sheet there may be vulnerable … Continue reading

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Introducing The New WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. Realizing the difficulty in selling “Global Warming” when the globe hasn’t warmed in the last 16 years, … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building the new WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. My recent article A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “Extreme Weather” Update appears to have struck … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “Extreme Weather” Update

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Recently there have been increased efforts to link “Climate Change” and “Extreme Weather” e.g., NOAA links extreme weather to climate change CBS – July 10, 2012, “NASA scientist links climate change, extreme weather” CNN … Continue reading

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U.N. leader: Sandy a lesson in climate change

From CBS/AP “United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says one of the lessons from Superstorm Sandy is the need for global action to deal with future climate shocks. A new round of global climate talks starts in Doha, Qatar on Nov. … Continue reading

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