McIntyre on Stephen Schneider

An excerpt from Steve’s post at Climate Audit Schneider replied that he had been editor of Climatic Change for 28 years and, during that time, nobody had ever requested supporting data, let alone source code, and he therefore required a policy from his editorial board approving his requesting such information from an author. He observed…

Cold snap freezes South America – beaches whitened, some areas experience snow for the first time in living memory

From the “weather is not climate” department, more chilling news from the southern hemisphere. Guest post By Alexandre Aguiar MetSul Weather Center via ICECAP A brutal and historical cold snap has so far caused 80 deaths in South America, according to international news agencies. Temperatures have been much below normal for over a week in…

Arctic Forecast Verification Update

By Steve Goddard On June 28, I generated a forecast projection for Arctic ice during the remainder of the summer, seen below. So how is it doing so far? The image below shows that my forecast has been too conservative. The actual JAXA path (red) is above my forecast (dashed.)

Two Senators upcoming presser on CLEAR Act

I get letters, I’m not sure how I ended up on this list. Looks like Harry Reid and John Kerry have some competition for a “Climate bill”. It seems like the public can attend, see how to register below. A video follows. Sen. Cantwell Left, Sen. Collins, Right Please register for this event online at:…

New Methodology Improves Winter Climate Forecasting

From NC State Press Releases (Note: the  actual paper was not included with this press release) It’s hot out right now, but new research from North Carolina State University will help us know what to expect when the weather turns cold. Researchers have developed a new methodology that improves the accuracy of winter precipitation and…