From #AGU14 Surprising findings in Greenland’s melt dynamics – glaciers retreated rapidly between 1900 and 1930

I’m at AGU 2014, thanks to the generous assistance of readers. This is one of the presentations yesterday that caught my eye. One other thing I did notice was that in the poster sessions (which have doubled in size this year) have a lot to say about carbon soot in the Arctic and Southern Greenland…

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November 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through November 2014 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through October 2014—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) through November 2014. The three surface data suppliers…


Hilarious irony – Michael Mann to give lecture on ‘Professional Ethics for Climate Scientists’

From the ‘truth is stranger than fiction department’, reporting from San Francisco at the AGU Fall Meeting ED11D-02 Professional Ethics for Climate Scientists Monday, December 15, 201408:15 AM – 08:30 AM Moscone South 102 Several authors have warned that climate scientists sometimes exhibit a tendency to “err on the side of least drama” in reporting…