An Unexpected Limit to Climate Sensitivity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [Update: I have found the problems in my calculations. The main one was I was measuring a different system than Kiehl et al. My thanks to all who wrote in, much appreciated.] The IPCC puts the central value for the climate sensitivity at 3°C per doubling of CO2, with lower…

The Northeast snowstorm of 2010 by satellite view

From NASA Earth Observatory: Last week’s Winter Storm in the Northeastern United States download large image (9 MB, JPEG)acquired December 28, 2010 download GeoTIFF file (74 MB, TIFF)acquired December 28, 2010 download Google Earth file (KMZ)acquired December 28, 2010 A severe winter storm dropped up to 32 inches (80 centimeters) of snow on parts of…

California’s remarkable December weather

While Miami and much of south Florida experienced the coldest December on record, the “other sunny state”, California, has been getting blasted with snow. My family and I experienced this firsthand yesterday on the drive back from Southern California to home on Interstate 5. I kept pushing to “leave now” on Sunday morning, knowing we…