The Temperature Field

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been mulling over a comment made by Steven Mosher. I don’t have the exact quote, so he’s welcome to correct any errors. As I understood it, he said that much of the variation in temperatures around the planet can be explained by a combination of elevation and latitude. He…

April 2015 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 April 2015 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through March 2015—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) through April 2015. INITIAL NOTES: I’m still using…

In the climate debate, hear both sides

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In May 2015, the Pennant, a biannual magazine for retired UK armed forces personnel, carried an article entitled The Earth’s Climate by Rob Varley, chief executive of the Met Office, the world’s oldest national weather bureau. The Met Office article does not represent a fair or balanced summary of the…

New Zealand Government Seeks Public Consultation on Emission Targets

Guest essay by Andi Cockroft In a carefully orchestrated propaganda campaign that is actually flying very low under the radar NZ’s Ministry for the Environment is seeking Public Consultation on just what targets should be set heading into Paris. The spin is already quite well established, since all the usual pre-conceived “CO2 is bad”, “renewables…