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On the Difference Between Lord Monckton’s 18 Years for RSS and Dr. McKitrick’s 26 Years (Now Includes October Data)

Guest Post by Werner Brozek Edited by Just The Facts: To make this discussion easy, I will make the following assumptions. Dr. McKitrick’s data went until April, 2014, however I will assume his data continued to October, 2014. I will assume the lower error bar is zero for exactly 26 years in the past. I…

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Is NOAA Wrong?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach On another post here on Watts Up With That, a commenter pointed out that NOAA says that September 2014 was the warmest September ever on record. The commenter asked, “Is NOAA  wrong?” Sadly, as near as I can tell the answer is “Quite possibly”. Here is the NOAA graphic in question, showing their…

Who are the true denialists?

Guest essay by Professor Philip Lloyd People have the nasty habit of giving their opponents names.  Those who are convinced that humans are wrecking the world by burning fossil fuels call those who don’t believe them “denialists.” It implies that they are close to the Holocaust deniers, and so are clearly beyond the pale. I…

How long before we reach the catastrophic 2°C warming?

Guest essay by Neil Catto The other day I conducted a presentation using the UK CET, like I have on several occasions. Along with explaining it as the longest recognised instrumental record of historical temperature anywhere on Earth, it is the best record we have to understand long the past. Fig 1 Central England Mean…

If climate data were a stock, now would be the time to SELL

Using a financial markets’ trend-analyses tool to assess temporal trend-changes in global surface temperature anomalies (GSTA). Guest essay by David Dohbro Heated debates (pun intended) are currently on going regarding if the Earth’s surface temperatures continue to rise, have remained steady, or are decreasing over the past decade or so. To argue for or against…