New paper: The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation as a dominant factor of oceanic influence on climate

Just two explanatory variables (GHG and AMO) still account for 93% of the temperature variance. Dr. Leif Svalgaard sends word of this article in Geophysical Research letters by Petr Chylek, James D. Klett, Glen Lesins, Manvendra K. Dubey and Nicolas Hengartner Article first published online: 5 MAR 2014 DOI: 10.1002/2014GL059274 Abstract A multiple linear regression analysis…

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Presser tomorrow at the National Press Club for the NIPCC

Tomorrow, 9:00am Press Conference with the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) is holding a press conference tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 9, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on the subject of the recent publication of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts. Credentialed media are…

Soil microbe GHG feedback 'less dire than previously thought'

From the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis The tiniest greenhouse gas emitters Climate feedbacks from decomposition by soil microbes are one of the biggest uncertainties facing climate modelers. A new study from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna shows that these feedbacks may be less dire than…

'Correcting' Trenberth et al.

(See the note below before taking this post seriously – Anthony) Guest essay by Steven Wilde Here we see the classic energy budget analysis supporting the hypothesis that the surface of the Earth is warmer than the S-B equation would predict due to 324 Wm2 of ‘Back Radiation’ from the atmosphere to the surface. It…

Permafrost fear

From Florida State University  and the department of we’ve heard all this before comes this story Researchers: Permafrost thawing could accelerate global warming TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A team of researchers lead by Florida State University have found new evidence that permafrost thawing is releasing large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere via plants, which…