Tag Archives: North Atlantic Oscillation

Cosmic Rays and Climate – to be or not to be?

From the “science is still settling” department, the question still seems up in the air to me. On one hand we have Dr. Jasper Kirkby, Head of the CLOUD Experiment, CERN Geneva giving a thorough review showing strong correlations between … Continue reading

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Remember that ‘unprecedented’ Greenland ice sheet surface melt that was allegedly caused by global warming? Never mind

We covered this extensively at WUWT last summer, including the “unprecedented claim” where a researcher said it was a recurring 150 year event that was ‘right on time‘. It turns out jet stream changes and thin cloud cover was the … Continue reading

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Fading El Niño complicates NOAA’s winter forecast

Press release:  Elusive El Niño challenges NOAA’s 2012 U.S. Winter Outlook The western half of the continental U.S. and central and northern Alaska could be in for a warmer-than-average winter, while most of Florida might be colder-than-normal December through February, … Continue reading

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AGU: Link found between cold European winters and solar activity

“Skaters can only do this race every 10 or 11 years because that’s when the rivers freeze up,” Sirocko said. “I thought to myself, ‘There must be a reason for this,’ and it turns out there is.” From the American Geophysical … Continue reading

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Another paper refutes the Mann made hockey stick – MWP was ≈1°C warmer than current temperatures

This new paper uses a rather unique proxy; high-resolution samples micromilled from archaeological shells of the European limpet, Patella vulgata. Mr. Limpet would be proud. A paper published this week in the journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology finds that the Medieval … Continue reading

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The Economist Provides Readers With Erroneous Information About Arctic Sea Ice

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” A June 16th article in the Economist “The vanishing north” states that; “Between now and early September, when the polar pack ice shrivels to its summer minimum, they will pore over the daily sea … Continue reading

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New Study Shows A Clear Millennial Solar Impact Throughout Holocene

Key Points High resolution SST and SSS reconstruction off Cape Hatteras Low salinity anomaly (3.5-5.2 ka): absence of Labrador current influence Millenial NAO pattern and solar variability Emphatic Blow To CO2 Warmists – New Study Shows A Clear Millennial Solar … Continue reading

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2010 Snowmageddon explained, sans global warming/climate change

The 2010 Snowmageddon event was quickly seized upon in an NYT op-ed by global warming zealot Al Gore as yet more proof of…climate…warming…mumble.. something. Yet in this NASA article highlighting a new peer reviewed paper, global warming/climate change isn’t even … Continue reading

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Mediterranean droughts man made or not?

NOAA study: Human-caused climate change a major factor in more frequent Mediterranean droughts Winter precipitation trends in the Mediterranean region for the period 1902 – 2010. High Resolution (Credit: NOAA) Wintertime droughts are increasingly common in the Mediterranean region, and … Continue reading

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NOAA’s CSI explains record snows: global warming not involved

This analysis from NOAA’s Climate Scene Investigators (CSI) shows that there’s no historical signature which would implicate a human fingerprint, or as they say: Specifically, they wanted to know if human-induced global warming could have caused the snowstorms due to … Continue reading

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NOAA on Miami Florida: Coldest December on Record

From the NOAA National Weather Service Office in Miami comes this year end report: 2010 South Florida Weather Year in Review Coldest December on Record Concludes Year of Extremes December 30th, 2010: Temperature and precipitation extremes marked the weather of … Continue reading

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