Roger Pielke Senior on Real Climate claims: "bubkes"

Real Climate’s Misinformation From Climate Science — Roger Pielke Sr. @ 7:00 am Real Climate posted a weblog on June 21 2009 titled “A warning from Copenhagen”.  They report on a Synthesis Report of the Copenhagen Congress which was handed over to the Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen in Brussels the previous week. Real Climate writes “So what does…

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10.7 solar radio flux, then and now

Leif Svalgaard writes in with a collection of points on the 10.7 cm solar radio flux. Being busy tonight, I’m happy to oblige posting them. – Anthony Leif writes: People often call out that F10.7 flux has now reached a new low, and that a Grand minimum is imminent. Perhaps this graph would calm nerves…

McIntyre on the NCDC Talking Points Memo

Foreword: I give thanks to Steve McIntyre for this analysis. Steve came to a conclusion similar to what I alluded to in my initial rebuttal where I said: “For all I know, they could be comparing homogenized data from CRN1 and 2 (best stations) to homogenized data from CRN 345 (the worst stations), which of course would…

UK's Met Office loses 25% of its funding

It appears that all is not well with the idea of “climate forecasting” as the Ministry of Defence pulls the financial rug out from under the Met Office climate program. Now how will they pay for the electricity to run “deep black”, the 1.2 megawatt supercomputer they just purchased? Phil Jones may have drain the…

An Australian look at USHCN: 20th century trend is largely if not entirely an artefact arising from the “corrections”

From environmentalist Jennifer Marohasy’s blog in Australia, please pay her a visit here – Anthony There has been criticism of the potential for official weather stations in the USA to record artificially high temperatures because of the changing environments in which they exist, for example, new asphalt, new building or new air conditioning outlets.   Meteorologist,…

New paper – Global dimming and brightening: A review

Global dimming and brightening: A review Martin Wild Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland There is increasing evidence that the amount of solar radiation incident at the Earth’s surface is not stable over the years but undergoes significant decadal variations. Here I review the evidence for these changes, their magnitude, their…