AP misleads the public, again, saying man made global warming worsens wildfires

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin: Study claimed by climate fear press to support these claims addresses many contributing factors The climate fear media is at it again this time alleging…

How GISS Temperatures Are Diverging From RSS

By Paul Homewood  A guest post earlier today by David Dohbro, comparing satellite and surface temperature datasets, appears to have attracted a certain amount of criticism, not least because it…

New excuse for 'the pause' – the wrong type of El Niños

I got this press release today Geophysical Research Letters: Different types of El Nino have different effects on global temperature The El Niño–Southern Oscillation is known to influence global surface…

Bengtsson and others reaction to The Times piece on the 'damaging climate view'

There’s a lot of reaction to the front page story in The Times (UK) seen at left. Here is one from the Science Media Centre where they claim “science meets…

Atmospheric Layers, The Biosphere, The Boundary Layer, Microclimate and Inadequate IPCC Models

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball During a university presentation I said the climate models do not include the Milankovitch Effect. A person challenged me saying he worked on climate…

Congratulations to Joe "Doc" D'Aleo

I’ve known about this for quite some time, but kept it mum, because as Joe wrote in an email exchange today, “Yes, I was nervous that I would get protesters…

Mann's new AMO paper: 'Had I been a reviewer, I would have pointed this out and recommended rejection. '

Mann’s new paper recharacterizing the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation A guest post by Nic Lewis Introduction Michael Mann has had a paper on the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) accepted by Geophysical…

The Climate Wars and the University of Delaware

Guest essay by Jan H. Blits May a public university manipulate a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request of a faculty member in an effort to squelch the politically incorrect side…

Scientists Respond to the Obama Administration's 2014 National Climate Assessment

The National Climate Assessment – 2014 (NCA) is a masterpiece of marketing that shows for the first time the full capabilities of the Obama Administration to spin a scientific topic…

A comparison between global surface temperature and satellite anomaly datasets

UPDATE: This post was properly criticized for being an incomplete analysis, see this update and note to readers below about why it was incomplete. Guest Essay By David Dohbro. Comparing…

The Effect of Gleissberg's "Secular Smoothing"

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach ABSTRACT: Slow Fourier Transform (SFT) periodograms reveal the strength of the cycles in the full sunspot dataset (n=314), in the sunspot cycle maxima data alone…