Temperature and TOA Forcing

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been thinking about temperature and top-of-atmosphere (TOA) forcing. TOA forcing is the imbalance between the TOA upwelling and downwelling radiation. The CERES satellite dataset contains observations of the TOA radiation imbalance on a gridcell-by-gridcell basis. It is calculated as the downwelling solar radiation for that month by gridcell, minus…

“… The real agenda is concentrated political authority. Global warming is the hook.”

Maurice Newman, the chairman of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Business Advisory Council, has accused the UN of attempting to subvert democracy, of attempting to establish a worldwide authoritarian regime, with political power concentrated in the hands of UN officials. According to Newman; Why then, with such little evidence [for dangerous global warming], does the UN…

KPMG: Addressing Britain’s energy crisis is a priority

Guest essay by Eric Worrall On the first day of the new British Government, Simon Virley, UK chair of energy and natural resources at KPMG, has warned that a priority for the new government is addressing Britain’s looming energy crisis. According to The Telegraph; Ahead of the results of one of the closest elections in…