Spaceship Lenticular Cloud – Maybe the Coolest Cloud Picture Evah!

Unique Sierra Wave cloud sighted over Reno, NV From my friend Mike Alger at KTVN-TV Reno, who writes: I’ve been on the air doing weather for KTVN-TV for over a quarter of a century, as you might expect (and to channel Anthony), people send me things. Especially pictures of the clouds. And some of them…

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Models overestimate 60 year decadal trends

Guest essay by Clive Best Marotzke & Forster(2015) found that 60 year trends in global surface temperatures are dominated by underlying climate physics. However, the  data show that climate models overestimate such 60 year decadel trends after 1940. The recent paper in Nature by Jochem Maritzke & Piers Forster ‘Forcing, feedback and internal variability in global temperature…

What Is A “Normal” Climate?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball There is a form of argument called reductio ad absurdum. If you can reduce a position to the absurd, it was absurd in the first place. It doesn’t work as well as it used to because there is an embarrassment of absurdity in today’s world. However, there are arguments that…

Hot news, evolution cools!

Steve McIntyre has the scoop: According to the University of Victoria, Andrew Weaver says: the next generation of his climate model will address the influence of climate on human evolution—much like it’s now being used to examine the influence of humans on climate evolution”. In breaking news, Climate Audit has obtained exclusive information on output from the…