Vanishing Ice Most Likely All Natural

video by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University The video outlines why the timing and mechanisms of glacier retreats is evidence of natural climate change. Contents The drying out of Kilimanjaro Retreat of glaciers in Glacier National Park begins 2:45 Overview of Holocene warming and cooling and ice melt…

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The 2-Deg Global-Warming Limit

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Politicians from around the globe gather annually in the UNFCCC meetings so they can propose and fail to come to worthwhile agreements on how to limit global warming and its impacts.  Year in, year out, same thing.  For the results of the most recent failed gathering, see the WattsUpWithThat post…

Some first impressions from #AGU14

Mann, Cook, Nuccitelli get put off-site for their presentations I spent Monday looking around at the sights on the opening day of AGU 2014. Before I get to that I want to give some thanks to some people. First of all I want to give thanks to my readers for their gracious assistance in getting…

New Paper Tackles Ethical Disputes Of Climate Policy

Bishop of Chester: ‘Climate policies that lack in-depth debate won’t have democratic consent’ London, 16 December: A new paper by Dr Peter Lee and published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation explores many of the ethical disputes that characterise climate science and policy in the twenty-first century. “Science has spoken. There is no ambiguity…

November 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through November 2014 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through October 2014—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) through November 2014. The three surface data suppliers…