New Chinese study in GRL disputes the hockey stick conclusions

China’s 2,000 Year Temperature History While Mann claims his hockey stick science to be “vindicated”, we have this from World Climate Report, a new peer reviewed study that illustrates that the current warm period we live in is neither unique nor unprecedented. They also manage to point out the key issue, the uncertainty of proxies…

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Seen in Sydney

A little over a week after the ousting of Kevin Rudd and the ascension of Julia Gillard to Prime Minister, I spotted this odd juxtaposition of new releases in a bookstore at Sydney airport on my way home. I thought it worth a snap.

Fly your flag

Update: Ed makes us see stars. See below the “continue reading” line. I slept so late today recovering from my jet lag I almost forgot to place my flag outside. Flying to Australia and traversing the country, gives me an appreciation for liberty no matter what hemisphere you reside in. Aussies have made many contributions…

Sea Ice News #12

By Steve Goddard July 4, 2010. Celebrating independence from traditional sources of polar ice news. Last week we discussed the importance of wind in determining the summer minimum. In 2007, the winds blew consistently from the south and compacted the ice towards the North Pole. This led to a tremendous amount of news coverage claiming…