NOAA's National Climatic Data Center is 'sharpening their knives' to cut 'the pause' from the global temperature record

People send me stuff. What I received reminded me of this famous quote from NCDC’s Dr. Tom Peterson back in 2011 In this case multiple sources have sent me a press release and advance copies of a paper that would easily qualify Dr. Peterson’s remark. Tomorrow at 2PM EDT, there will be a press release…

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El Niño strengthens: the Pause lengthens

Global temperature update: no warming for 18 years 6 months By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley For 222 months, since December 1996, there has been no global warming at all (Fig. 1). This month’s RSS temperature – still unaffected by a slowly strengthening el Niño, which will eventually cause temporary warming – passes another six-month milestone,…

Yet More Sting on Scientific Publishing

A look at the original sting operation John Bohannon did on open access scientific journal review processing. Guest essay by Howard Booth In reading some of the responses to Chocolate covered science: The terrible state of scientific publishing that  WUWT put up on  May 30th, some respondents correctly alluded to the fact that John Bohannon’s…

Albedic Meanderings

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been considering the nature of the relationship between the albedo and temperature. I have hypothesized elsewhere that variations in tropical cloud albedo are one of the main mechanisms that maintain the global surface temperature within a fairly narrow range (e.g. within ± 0.3°C during the entire 20th Century). To…