Cooler heads at NOAA coming around to natural variability

Guest Post by Steven Goddard It appears that global cooling recognition may be starting to make headway in the scientific community. We have this Discovery/MSNBC article about a NOAA scientist titled “Warming might be on hold, study finds” “It is possible that a fraction of the most recent rapid warming since the 1970’s was due…

Poll and Polar Ice Trends

Guest post by Steve Goddard Yesterday, Dr. Walt Meier from NSIDC again graciously updated us about the NSIDC sensor problem, and also about his current thinking with respect to polar ice trends.  The key concepts being that Arctic ice continues to decline, and that Arctic and Antarctic ice are separate entities – so the current…