Category Archives: James Hansen

Hansen’s NASA GISS – cooling the past, warming the present

The Climate of Gavin: How GISS Have Changed The Temperature Record Since 2008 Guest post by Paul Homewood I ran a post yesterday, showing how the latest version of GISSTEMP had changed from using Hadley/Reynolds to ERSST for ocean temperatures, with … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – Hansen concedes the age of flatness

Dr. James Hansen and Reto Ruedy of NASA GISS have written a paper (non peer reviewed) with a remarkable admission in it. It is titled Global Temperature Update Through 2012. Here is the money quote, which pretty much ends the caterwauling … Continue reading

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Unloading James Hansen’s Climate Dice

Guest post by Chip Knappenberger, originally on Master Resource “Today’s temperature ‘extremes’ are simply yesterday’s extremes warmed up a bit, partly from the heat-island effect. But they are not new events…. Hansen’s push on weather extremes is another case where the … Continue reading

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Hansen’s Temperature Analysis: Today’s Normal is Yesterday’s Extreme–and Nobody Cares

From Master Resource, by Chip Knappenberger Yesteryear’s climate extremes are today’s climate normals. Yet we are largely oblivious and better off. A hundred years from now the same will be true. Ho hum…. But not everyone thinks this way. Take … Continue reading

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Blog Memo to James Hansen Regarding GISS Southern Hemisphere Land Surface Temperature Data

Guest post by Bob Tisdale Date: August 16, 2012 Subject: Southern Hemisphere GISS LOTI Land Surface Temperature Anomaly Data From: Bob Tisdale To: James Hansen – GISS Dear James: I discovered what appear to be an atypical upward step and … Continue reading

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Never before published paper on UHI and siting – Goodridge 1987

Plus answers to yesterday’s Fun puzzle: Name these official stations. Given that California Governor Jerry Brown has recently setup a website at the governor’s office basically telling skeptics to “shut up” I thought this would be a good time to … Continue reading

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Martin Hoerling on James Hansen’s ‘game over’ thinking

This is a word document prepared by Dr. Martin Hoerling of NOAA and provided to the New York Times is response to Dr. James Hansen’s “Game Over for The Climate” essay. Since much of the full response has not seen … Continue reading

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NASA’s James Hansen is just wrong: Proof that there is no increased drought in the USA tied to temperature

From the James Hansen is just wrong department comes some inconvenient data, data that Dr. Hansen or anyone in the media could have easily looked up for themselves before writing irresponsible stories like this one: Former Virginia State Climatologist Dr. … Continue reading

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Cliff Mass pans Hansen’s PNAS paper

Cliff writes to me to tell me about this essay: Climate Distortion. I’m happy to draw attention to it. He writes: This week, with great fanfare,  NASA scientist James Hansen and associates released a paper “The Perception of Climate Change”  … Continue reading

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Not Quite Friday Funny – Hansen’s hot product

Josh is in fine form today, saying: “New Hansen cartoon.. a bit of a mix a whole load of news stories together and see what happens cartoon.”

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Editorial: ‘Hansen is simply wrong’ and ‘his hypothesis is a complete and abject failure’

UPDATE: 9:55 AM  PDT 8/8/12 A graph of Palmer Drought Severity Index -vs- GISTEMP data has been added from Dr. Michaels. Looks like another “GISS miss”. There’s a lot of blowback against James Hansen’s recent (non tested) PNAS paper, trying … Continue reading

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NASA’s James Hansen’s big cherry pick

From NASA:  Research Links Extreme Summer Heat Events to Global Warming A new statistical analysis by NASA scientists has found that Earth’s land areas have become much more likely to experience an extreme summer heat wave than they were in … Continue reading

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James Hansen’s climate forecast of 1988: a whopping 150% wrong

From their Die kalte Sonne website, Professor Fritz Vahrenholt and Dr. Sebastian Lüning put up this guest Post by Prof. Jan-Erik Solheim (Oslo) on Hansen’s 1988 forecast, and show that Hansen was and is, way off the mark. h/t to … Continue reading

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Shocker: The Hansen/GISS team paper that says: “we argue that rapid warming in recent decades has been driven mainly by non-CO2 greenhouse gases”

Note: This will be a top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one – please scroll down. ============================================================ No, this isn’t a joke, it isn’t a fake document, and it isn’t a misinterpretation. It … Continue reading

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Aerosols, Al Gore, Alarmism, Carbon dioxide, Carbon soot, James Hansen, Methane, NASA GISS, Ozone | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 274 Comments

NASA Astronauts Announce Second Letter to NASA at Heartland Conference

This will be a top sticky post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one. At the Heartland Conference in  Chicago this morning, four of the forty-nine signers of the March letter to NASA Administrator Charles … Continue reading

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Global warming – splodeified

Via Tom Nelson, no wonder they hate nuclear power so much, they don’t see any difference! Global warming increasing by 400,000 atomic bombs every day | The Vancouver Observer The amazing persistence of CO2 in the air has allowed billions … Continue reading

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Revkin’s NYT article disputes the ‘severe weather is climate’ meme, but balance problems remain

I criticized Andrew Revkin yesterday for lack of an irony detector. Today I’ll point out that he’s got a well balanced article on the new meme being pushed in the alarmosphere by the McKibbenites and the ThinkProgressers that keep trying … Continue reading

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Hansen’s ‘Game Over for the Climate’ op-ed

This op-ed appeared in the New York Times today, and since it was written by a government employee, using his NASA title at the end of the article, I consider it a public domain work reproducible here. I see what … Continue reading

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