IPCC Calls Off Planetary Emergency?

Guest essay by Marlo Lewis Okay, they don’t do so in as many words. But in addition to being more confident than ever (despite a 16-year pause in warming and the growing mismatch between model projections and observations) that man-made climate change is real, they are also more confident nothing really bad is going to…

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Using a climate model to map global atmospheric conductivity

From the University of Colorado at Boulder CU-Boulder researchers use climate model to better understand electricity in the air Electrical currents born from thunderstorms are able to flow through the atmosphere and around the globe, causing a detectable electrification of the air even in places with no thunderstorm activity. But until recently, scientists have not…

The Great Climate Shift of 1878

Guest essay by Jeffery S. Patterson My last post on WUWT demonstrated a detection technique that allows us to de-noise the climate data and extract the various natural modes which dominate the decadal scale variation in temperature. In a follow-up post on my blog, I extend the analysis back to 1850 and show why, to…