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Quote of the week – reality is in the eye of the beholder

One of the biggest issues facing climate science today is the divergence of reality (observations) from the model output. The draft image from IPCC AR5 (seen below) clearly illustrates this as does the analysis done by Dr. Roy Spencer. WUWT regular Tom Trevor wrote this short paragraph in comments, and it seemed prescient to me,…

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Quote of the week: a howler from the World Meteorological Organization – what warming?

Gosh, you’d think they’d check the data before issuing a statement like this (press release follows). It [CO2] was responsible for 85% of the increase in radiative forcing – the warming effect on our climate – over the decade 2002-2012. Between 1990 and 2013 there was a 34% increase in radiative forcing because of greenhouse gases,…