Tag Archives: AGW

‘Let’s face it. The climate has never been more boring.’

Why you won’t see headlines as climate science enters the doldrums Guest post by Dr. Robert G. Brown, Physics Department of Duke University (elevated from a  comment on this thread: RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years) This (17 years) is a … Continue reading

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Detecting the AGW Needle in the SST Haystack

Guest essay by Jeffery S. Patterson My last post on this site, examined the hypothesis that the climate is dominated by natural, harmonically related periodicities. As they say in the business, the critics were not kind. Some of the criticisms … Continue reading

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An Engineer’s Take On Major Climate Change

Guest essay by Ronald D. Voisin Let’s examine, at a high and salient level, the positive-feedback Anthropogenic Global Warming, Green-House-Gas Heating Effect (AGW-GHGHE) with its supposed pivotal role for CO2. The thinking is that a small increase in atmospheric CO2 … Continue reading

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Last three years prove AGW is not responsible for tornadoes

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM Tuesday was an active severe weather day with 29 reported tornadoes (preliminary). Enlarged But for the season thus far, we are at the bottom end of the frequency as of the date. When it was active … Continue reading

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AGW Bombshell? A new paper shows statistical tests for global warming fails to find statistically significant anthropogenic forcing

From the journal Earth System Dynamics billed as “An Interactive Open Access Journal of the European Geosciences Union” comes this paper which suggests that the posited AGW forcing effects simply isn’t statistically significant in the observations, but other natural forcings … Continue reading

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Dr. Paul Bain Responds to Critics of Use of “Denier” Term

UPDATE: Dr. Robert G. Brown of Duke University,  the commenter rgbatduke, made a response that was commented on by several here.  It is eloquent, insightful and worthy of consideration.  See below. Dr. Paul Bain, the lead and corresponding author of … Continue reading

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The End Holocene, or How to Make Out Like a ‘Madoff’ Climate Change Insurer

Guest post by William F. McClenney This post is essentially an update to The Antithesis and On “Trap Speed”, the ACC and the SNR. The entire non-debate on anthropogenic climate effects has always struck me “as two fleas arguing over … Continue reading

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A view of climate “on the ground” from a reporter who was there at the beginning

Elevated from a comment Theodore White says: March 8, 2012 at 5:04 pm Let’s clarify a few things on another of Anthony’s excellent posts, like this one ‘Hey Hansen! Where’s the Beef !?’ – It’s lengthy, but gives the view … Continue reading

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Support for the saturated greenhouse effect leaves the likelihood of AGW tipping points in the cold

From The Hockey Shtick, word of a new paper that supports Miskolczi’s theory of saturated greenhouse effect. We’ve seen this before, in the form of this graph. In 2006, Willis Eschenbach posted this graph on Climate Audit showing the logarithmic … Continue reading

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Abrupt changes in GHCN station-level temperature records contradict the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) claims.

Guest post by Jens Raunsø Jensen Preamble Inspired by a statement by Dr. Kevin Trenberth in the e-mails referred to as Climategate 2.0 (#3946 discussed here), it is hoped that climate scientists will have “an open enough mind to even … Continue reading

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