Tag Archives: Stefan Rahmstorf

Stefan Rahmstorf and the consensus of experts on sea level -vs- reality, reality wins

From Stefan Rahmstorf and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Expert assessment: Sea-level rise could exceed 1 meter in this century In contrast, for a scenario with strong emissions reductions, experts expect a sea-level rise of 40-60 centimeters … Continue reading

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Climate cycles and political alarmism

Dr. Michael Asten writes to alert me of this article in the Australian, with this advice: The overwhelming conclusion ought to be that cycles should be built into at least some of the climate models in order to explore scenarios.  But … Continue reading

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Mythbusting Rahmstorf and Foster

Rahmstorf et al (2012) Insist on Prolonging a Myth about El Niño and La Niña Guest post by Bob Tisdale Anthony Watts of WattsUpWithThat forwarded a link to a newly published peer-reviewed paper by Stefan Rahmstorf, Grant Foster (aka Tamino of … Continue reading

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Another Stephan Rahmstorf sea level scare

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  another Stephan Rahmstorf scare projection, so important they couldn’t even wait for it to be put on the NCC website before sending off this press release to Eurekalert (see weblink at … Continue reading

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Mann’s ‘hockey stick’ claims of the MWP and LIA being local were refuted years before it was published

Pierre Gosselin at NoTricksZone reports: Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt found a Japanese tree-ring temperature reconstruction from 1995, one that should have been heeded by the IPCC and Michael Mann before they took the world on a 10-year joyride … Continue reading

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Science vs AGW Advocacy in North Carolina

UPDATE: The bill has passed – see here Guest post by John Droz, Jr. What’s been happening recently in North Carolina (NC) is a microcosm of the Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) story: politics vs science, ad-hominems vs journalism, evangelists vs … Continue reading

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Another paper shows that the Russian heatwave of 2010 was due to natural variability

Despite the repeated efforts of paid propagandists like Joe Romm (Center for American Progress) to try to make this event about global warming, by parroting faulty science from James Hansen, it simply isn’t true.  Hansen’s paper isn’t even peer reviewed, … Continue reading

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Weather is climate, or loaded dice, or something

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  more instituitional worrying turned press release leading up to the upcoming WMO report. I wonder where they get the increase in hurricane intensity from? Apparently they’ve never seen Dr. Ryan Maue’s … 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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Hansen’s Sea Shell Game

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s an old con game that has been played on the suckers for hundreds and hundreds of years. It is done in various forms, with various objects, under various names—three card monty, the shell game, … Continue reading

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Climate scientist loses court case – ordered to “cease and desist” smearing independent journalist who wrote about IPCC errors

Excerpt from Pierre Goseelin’s  NoTricksZone: Der Spiegel today has a story on IPCC bigwig and ultra-alarmist Stefan Rahmstorf, who is also a lead scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and elite member of the Hockey Team. For … Continue reading

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The genesis of RealClimate.org appears in the Climategate emails, and surprise, the BBC’s Roger Harrabin seems connected

This email in December 2003 shows what appears to be the genesis of the idea of setting up the RealClimate.org website. There a BBC (impartiality – ho ho) connection. Roger Harrabin at this meeting at Tyndall (why was he there … Continue reading

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Rahmstorf’s new heat wave cherry twisty

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. says exactly what I thought: this new paper from Rahmstorf is untrustworthy. He writes: Here is another good example why I have come to view parts of the climate science research enterprise with a considerable degree … Continue reading

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The battle over sea level in JCR

John Droz writes in with this: A few months ago a widely-publicized article by Houston and Dean was published in the Journal of Coastal Research (and on your site), noting that although sea-level is rising; the tide gauge data does not show any increased … Continue reading

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Mann’s new sea level hockey stick paper

WUWT readers may recall yesterday where Dr. Mann was so eager to list this paper on his resume/CV, he broke the embargo set for 15:00 EST June 20th, today, at which time this blog post appears. As much as this … Continue reading

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Mike Mann’s new sea level hockey stick

Tomorrow at 15:00 EST an embargo will be lifted for a new paper to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. I have a copy, given to me by a media colleague and I intend to … Continue reading

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Request for Assistance In Assessing an Important Sea Level Study

Note:John Droz asked me for help with research yesterday, and while I have no time at the moment, I did suggest he contact Bob Tisdale, and this is the result. In an effort to get him some help, I present … Continue reading

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