The New Sunspot Data … and Satellite Sea Levels

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE: Upon reading Dr. Shaviv’s reply to this post, I have withdrawn any mention of “deceptive” from this post. This term was over the top, as it ascribed motive to the authors. I have replaced the term with “misleading”. This is more accurate since it describes the effect of the analysis…

Another excuse for the pause, Trenberth says ‘Internal climate variability masks climate-warming trends’

From the  AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE and the “if warming can’t overcome Nature, is it really there at all?” department. Amid climate change debates revolving around limited increases in recent global mean surface temperature (GMST) rates, Kevin Trenberth argues that natural climate fluxes – larger than commonly appreciated – can overwhelm background…

UAH Global Temperature Report: July 2015 – the pause continues

Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.11 C per decade July temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.18 C (about 0.32 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for July. Northern Hemisphere: +0.33 C (about 0.60 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for July. Southern Hemisphere: +0.03 C (about 0.05 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for July. Tropics: +0.48…