Tag Archives: World Meteorological Organization

Many Climate Reconstructions Incorrectly Attributed to Temperature Change.

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set climate research back thirty years, mostly by focusing world attention on CO2 and higher temperature. It was a classic misdirection that required planning. The IPCC was … Continue reading

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IPCC’s Report on Climate Change: Myths & Realities

A World Meteorological Organization insider’s view of the IPCC report. Guest essay by Dr. S. Jeevananda Reddy Formerly Chief Technical Advisor – WMO/UN [A note to readers: English is not Dr. Reddy’s primary language. I have made some edits to … Continue reading

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Lack of Data For All Phases of Water Guarantees Failed IPCC Projections

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball Lack of temperature data is a problem, but measures of water and precipitation are much worse. Temperature changes, especially cooling, are important to a degree over the long term. Precipitation changes are much more … Continue reading

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A Science-Based Rebuttal to Global Warming Alarmism

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times On September 23, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to release the first portion of its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). AR5 will conclude once again that … Continue reading

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WMO Repeats “Hottest Decade Ever” Mantra

By Paul Homewood I’m not sure why it has taken them two years, but the World Meteorological Organisation have just got round to telling us that 2001-10 was hotter than the previous decade. According to the Age: The planet has … Continue reading

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U.N. World Meteorological Organization report pans the idea that severe weather and severe weather deaths can be linked to climate change

They say more complete datasets are needed. They also fail to mention “the pause” of global temperature during the decade of study, using only bar graphs to illustrate temperatures instead of trend lines, while at the same time state that … Continue reading

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HadCRUt4: revision or revisionism?

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As Bob Tisdale has recently pointed out, the monthly temperature anomaly series published by the Hadley Centre and the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia has just been extensively revised. … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Record-Breaking

Guest Post by David Middleton The World Meteorological Organization (Why do I always think of Team America: World Police whenever “World” and “Organization” appear in the same title?) recently announced that atmospheric greenhouse gases had once again set a new … Continue reading

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Myths and Facts about Global Warming

From Friends of Science. Be sure to visit their page and bookmark it. COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING MYTH 1:  Global temperatures are rising at a rapid, unprecedented rate. FACT:  The HadCRUT3 surface temperature index shows warming to 1878, cooling … Continue reading

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Dr Jeff Masters shows why siting (and instrumentation) matters – Death Valley steals all time temperature record from Libya

I had to chuckle when I read this. Dr. Jeff Masters writes about the newly discovered siting and instrumentation issues that takes away the all time temperature record from Libya. Let’s hope it doesn’t cause any riots. Masters writes: As … Continue reading

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New study shows half of the global warming in the USA is artificial

PRESS RELEASE – U.S. Temperature trends show a spurious doubling due to NOAA station siting problems and post measurement adjustments. Chico, CA July 29th, 2012 – 12 PM PDT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A comparison and summary of trends is … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Preview of CMIP5/IPCC AR5 Global Surface Temperature Simulations and the HadCRUT4 Dataset

Guest post by Bob Tisdale INTRODUCTION As a preview of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5) due out in September 2013, in this post, we’ll take a brief look at the multi-model ensemble mean … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “I am always happy to be in the minority.  Concerning the climate models, I know enough of the details to be sure that they are unreliable. They are full of fudge factors that are fitted to … Continue reading

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80% of world climate data are not computerized

From FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology In order to gain a better knowledge of climate variations, such as those caused by global warming, and be able to tackle them, we need to understand what happened in the … Continue reading

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The New NOAA Climate “Normals”

With the close of 2010, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has commenced calculation of the 1981–2010 Normals. Climate Normals are the latest three-decade averages of climatological variables, including temperature and precipitation. This new product will be replacing the current … Continue reading

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WMO: 2010 warmest, but no statistically significant difference between global temperatures in 2010, 2005 and 1998

See below for an interview from Dr. Bob Carter. Press Release No. 906 For use of the information media Not an official record 2010 equals record for world’s warmest year Geneva, 20 January 2011 (WMO) – The year 2010 ranked … Continue reading

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