Sea Surface Temperature and Anomalies Along the Projected Track of Tropical Storm Dorian

The National Hurricane Center announced the formation of Tropical Storm Dorian. So we’ll take look at the sea surface temperatures and anomalies along its projected storm track. See Figure 1. In it, I’ve also highlighted the coordinates of the region we’re discussing in the anomaly graph in Figure 3. Figure 1 Advertisements

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Oh, what a difference a year makes in Greenland melting

ARCTIC SUMMER SNOWSTORM By Joseph D’Aleo CCM Remember a year ago when few days of July ‘warmth’ with strong blocking over Greenland had the media abuzz over some melting? Last July a brief spell of temperatures in the mid 30s had caused some surface slush formation on top of the 1 to 1.5 mile thick…

Dana Nuccitelli discovers the 'Streisand effect'

This could be a Friday Funny, but oh well, humor waits for nobody. A few days ago I made this prediction in response to a tweet: For those who don’t know, the Streisand effect is: …the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing…

Gavin on why the Arctic methane alarm is implausible

Guest Essay by Dr. Gavin Schmidt, NASA GISS Yesterday, I carried this story: An alarmist prediction so bad, even Gavin Schmidt thinks it is implausible Today, on Twitter, Karel Haverkorn asked why. To his credit, Dr. Schmidt replied on Twitter in multiple tweets with an essay of bullet points. This marks the first time Dr.…

Part 1 – Comments on the UKMO Report about “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”

INTRODUCTION I’ve received a number of emails and requests to comment on the recently released 3-part report from the UK Met Office titled “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”. See the UKMO webpage here. This is part 1, corresponding to part 1 of the UKMO report. For additional discussions of the UKMO’s papers, see Bishop…