Throwback Thursday #3: another failed "end of snow" climate prediction

We are all familiar with the most famous of all snow predictions, which sets the gold standard for failure, that of Dr. David Viner: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/snowfalls-are-now-just-a-thing-of-the-past-724017.html From the article: Global warming,…

The Pause draws blood – A new record Pause length: no warming for 18 years 7 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley For 223 months, since January 1997, there has been no global warming at all (Fig. 1). This month’s RSS temperature shows the Pause setting a…

Satellite analysis of Super Typhoon Soudelor moving toward Taiwan

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER Heavy rain, towering thunderstorms, and a large area are things that NASA satellites observed as Typhoon Soudelor moves toward Taiwan on August 5, 2015. A…

NOAA: Increased likelihood of below-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Updated outlook calls for 90 percent probability of below-normal season The NOAA Climate Prediction Center’s updated2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook calls for a 90 percent chance of a below-normal hurricane season.…

Pocket-calculator climate model outperforms billion-dollar brains

From Press Release:Four skeptical researchers’ new Chinese Academy paper devastatingly refutes climate campaigners’ attempt to criticize their simple model… In January 2015, a paper by four leading climate researchers published…

New study asks: More tropical cyclones in a cooler climate?

With historical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season just weeks away, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is preparing its updated outlook for the remainder of the season to be released today…