Quote of the week #17

Sometimes, seemingly innocuous posts can bring in some oddball commenters. Such is the case this week with a  post I did about a cloud (or lack thereof) spotted by former…

A Hurricane in Los Angeles?

Here is the current Pacific satellite image, note the lower right. I might add that the likelihood of a hurricane strength storm striking Southern California is low. Since 1900, only…

Gavin Schmidt responds to criticism of his climate change picture book

A few months back, I posted a critique titled: Gavin Schmidt’s new climate picture book: Anti-Science? I found it ironic that Dr. Schmidt used photos to depict climate change, while…

Global dimming and brightening in the context of solar radiation

From the abstract of the lead paper by Martin Wild: Recent evidence suggests that solar radiation reaching the Earth’s surface has not been constant over time but has undergone substantial…