Tag Archives: Richard Alley

A few first impressions of the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting

A photo essay. What follows are a series of photos and comments that catalog my impressions of today. As you may know, I’m attending the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting. After some hassle a couple of months ago, I was able … Continue reading

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Marcott et al claim of ‘unprecedented’ warming compared to GISP ice core data

The very first sentence of the Marcott et al (which is getting heavy press) abstract says: Surface temperature reconstructions of the past 1500 years suggest that recent warming is unprecedented in that time. Okay, let’s have a look at the … Continue reading

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The behind the scenes bumbling of the hockey stick

Mann oh Mann. Tom Nelson continues to wade through the 5000+ Climategate 2 emails. I’ve selected a few he’s highlighted in the vein of behind the scenes discussion of Dr. Michael Mann’s infamous “hockey stick” which claimed we were living … Continue reading

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On “Trap-Speed”, ACC and the SNR

Guest post by William McClenney “Trap-Speed”: We will initiate this discussion by looking at some of the early, and then later, recognitions of some of climate change’s “best lap times” in terms of sheer speed. Perhaps one of the more … Continue reading

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