A New And Effective Climate Model

The problem with existing climate models: Guest post by Stephen Wilde Even those who aver that man’s activity affects climate on a global scale rather than just locally or regionally appear to accept that the existing climate models are incomplete. It is a given that the existing models do not fully incorporate data or mechanisms…

Sediments Show Pattern in Earth’s Long-Term Climate Record

From UCSB News: (h/t to David Schnare) UCSB Geologist Discovers Pattern in Earth’s Long-Term Climate Record Lorraine Lisiecki (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– In an analysis of the past 1.2 million years, UC Santa Barbara geologist Lorraine Lisiecki discovered a pattern that connects the regular changes of the Earth’s orbital cycle to changes in the Earth’s…

More “hiding the decline”

Steve McIntyre points out some inconvenient data from Law Dome. ================================== Re-reading Climategate and AR4 Review Comments, I noticed an interesting discussion about handling the Law Dome O18 record – a series used in Mann and Jones (2003) and Jones and Mann (2004) with a very elevated MWP. The Law Dome O18 series was illustrated…

Global Warming and “The Early Spring” Part II

Guest post by Steven Goddard Photo Credit : BBC News Last April, I wrote an article titled Global Warming and “The Early Spring” which highlighted one of the favorite AGW myths, that CO2 is making winter warmer and spring arrive earlier.  Here is the 2010 UK update. In 2005, the BBC wrote this article :…