Travel Hockey

I’m travelling the next few days, moderation will be spotty. After tomorrow, you may find that comments may go for 12 -18 hours or more without approval. In the meantime, you…

Interesting plots of temperature trends: the 4 global temperature metrics according to Basil

I don’t have a lot of time today, but I found this interesting. Commenter “Basil” has offered this for discussion. So I’m putting this up without comment on my part.…

Sun blank again

Just two days after sunspot 983 was reported, it has now disappeared. They just aren’t sticking around like they used to. This is yet another indication of the bottomed out solar…

This La Niña Likely to Have Legs

As I mentioned in my post here about one of the satellite data sets (RSS) that showed a marked cooling globally in 2008, La Niña and PDO seem to be drivers of…

A look at temperature anomalies for all 4 global metrics: Part 1

NOTE: Please note that part 2 is now online, please see it here. I recently plotted all four global temperature metrics (GISS, HadCRUT, UAH, RSS) to illustrate the magnitude of…

Frost on Fire and Ice

I found this over on Jerry Pournelle’s Chaos Manor. It seemed fitting given the discussion as of late.  Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.…

Now THIS is interesting: Pielke on Dr. Joanne Simpson

The Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. weblog today includes a letter from Dr. Joanne Simpson, recently retired.  He calls her “among the most preeminent scientists of the last 100 years”. It…

First sunspot in weeks is still related to solar cycle 23

Calling cycle 24, calling cycle 24……where are you?  Image from SOHO, inset added by the author The SIDC in Belgium just issed an end to their “all quiet alert” :Issued:…

Over 500 USHCN Climate Stations Now Surveyed

The survey project continues to move forward, even in these cold and snowy winter months. I’m pleased to announce that we have just passed the 500 mark for surveyed stations.…

Yet another inconvenient story ignored by the MSM.

Mount Kilamanjaro – Tanzania, Africa – still snowy. Photo by Neil Modie, January 2008 Last week, I broke the story of a press release issued by NOAA where they publish…