Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-10-12 (October 12, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President. ################################################### Quote of the Week: Political language “is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” — George…

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Chylek et al 2013 shows a linkage between US Southwest climate and AMO/PDO cycles

This paper suggests that the CMIP5 models’ (which IPCC relies upon) predicted US SW temperature sensitivity to the GHG has been significantly overestimated by about a factor of two. Imprint of the Atlantic multi-decadal oscillation and Pacific decadal oscillation on southwestern US climate: past, present, and future Petr Chylek •    Manvendra K. Dubey • Glen…

My Obamacare experience

First, apologies to my readers for the diversion from the usual fare, but I’ll point out that this entry is covered under the masthead in the category of “recent news” and there’s a relevant WUWT category. Since like many of you, I’ve been forced to sign a document (at my radio station where I employed…