Tag Archives: Atmospheric physics

Spencer’s posited 1-2% cloud cover variation found

In a nutshell, with a −1.6%per decade change in cloud cover during 1954–2005, it becomes a climate forcing. While China is not the world, it bears consideration. The Hockey Schtick reports: New paper finds significant, natural decrease in cloudiness over … Continue reading

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The Emily Litella moment for climate science and CO2 ?

There is quite a bit of buzz surrounding a talk and pending paper from Prof. Murry Salby  the Chair of Climate, of Macquarie University. Aussie Jo Nova has excellent commentary, as has Andrew Bolt in his blog. I’m sure others … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the week – Claim: nuclear tests stopped global warming in the mid 20th century

People send me stuff. Never mind the other aerosol sources, it was the Fat Man and Little Boy. From the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics April 2011, these claims: Atmospheric nuclear explosions induced the stagnation in global warming in … Continue reading

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