Not only is the warming hiding in the ocean, it's hiding in the future too

From the Carnegie Institution and the mind of Ken Caldeira, comes this “back to the future” style impossible to verify prediction (at least impossible now). Of course, in model-world and Hollywood, anything is provable possible. Climate change: Fast out of the gate, slow to the finish the gate Washington, D.C.— A great deal of research…

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To the IPCC: Forget about "30 years"

IPCC has never waited for 30-year trends, and they were right. Guest essay by Barry Brill Under pressure at a media conference following release of its Summary for Policymakers, AR5 WG1 Co-Chair Thomas Stocker is reported to have said that “climate trends should not be considered for periods less than 30 years”. Some have seen…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-09-28 (September 28, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: If an honest man is wrong, after demonstrating that he is wrong, he either stops being wrong or he stops being honest. Anonymous [H/t Tim Ball] ################################################### Number of the…

Hide The Decline

By Paul Homewood In an attempt to downplay the recent halt in global warming, the IPCC have claimed in their Summary for Policymakers that: As one example, the rate of warming over the past 15 years (1998–2012; 0.05  °C per decade), which begins with a strong El Niño, is smaller than the rate calculated since…

The PowerHouse School Concept

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post, “Expensive Energy Kills Poor People” , I spoke of the women of Lesotho. In the comments someone asked what I would recommend that they do regarding electricity. For me, there are two separate questions about the provision of electricity. One is cities and the grid. The…