Dutch meteorological institute KNMI critical of IPCC- suggests they are leaving out study of natural climate variability

Dutch advice to IPCC: limiting the scope to human induced climate change is undesirable by Marcel Crok op 5 juli 2013% Governments around the world have been asked by IPCC to think about the future of the IPCC. The Netherlands now sent their submission to the IPCC and made it available on the website of…

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Are regional models ready for prime time?

Guest post by Marcel Crok A few months ago we  made the launch of the international discussion platform . This week we start the third dialogue about the (added) value of regional climate models. We have three excellent participants joining this discussion: Bart van den Hurk of KNMI in The Netherlands who is actively involved…

Phil Jones gives a talk at KNMI in De Bilt – meanwhile temperature and paleo researchers are still blowing off data requests

From  Marcel Crok at De staat van het klimaat: Phil Jones: ‘Contact NMS’s for raw data’ Over at Climate Audit there is renewed interest in data availability with McIntyre asking whether journals that don’t guarantee data archiving (The Holocene in this case) should be cited in IPCC reports. It happened that yesterday Phil Jones of…

An analysis of the Central Netherlands Temperature record

Many readers are familiar with the Central England Temperature Record (CET), now Frank Lansner investigates the Central Netherlands Temperature Record (CNT). Long, but enlightening. – Anthony Guest post by Frank Lansner Instead the KNMI has decided only to make available their “CNT”, the Central Netherland Temperature index. KNMI do make two coastal temperature series available…