I don’t normally do mid week open threads, but I’ve not found much of interest to write about tonight, and story submissions have been a dry hole lately.
The results are in, and it looks like this.
The problem with emotional people like Bill McKibben, is that they seldom delve beyond headlines and live in a world of imaginary constructs that fit their expectation. In this case, McKibben cites an LA times story as scientific proof of a worsening early fire season in California. Problem is, the real world data doesn’t even…
Despite some small upticks on sunspot and 10.7cm radio activity, the magentic activity of the sun is still bumping along the bottom. A slight uptick was seen in sunspot count. A similar slight uptick occurred in radio flux.
Heh, it seems it touched a sensitive spot. Tom Nelson pretty much nails this one. In response to a tweet made today by self admitted document thief Peter Gleick where he promotes this story: I made this response which Tom Nelson picked up on.
Judith Curry is featuring a report by Emil Røyrvik of Norwegian organization SINTEF, which has taken a semi critical look at the “climate wars”. Dr. Curry highlighted this passage:
Guest essay by Sam Outcalt Introduction: The object of this document is to present a brief and concise introduction to Hurst ReScaling. More detail is presented in a paper by Outcalt et.al. (1997), which is posted on the WUWT Website ( https://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/sio_hurstrescale-1.pdf ). A extensive reference list in this paper can be consulted so references…