The Pages2K Goat-Rope

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Climate Audit, Steve McIntyre is doing his usual superb job deconstructing bad science. In this case he is discussing the recent publication of the long-delayed “Pages2K” two-thousand-year multi-proxy study of ocean temperatures. The paper is called, “Robust global ocean cooling trend for the pre-industrial Common Era,” Helen McGregor,…

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Arctic sea ice melt may have turned the corner

We haven’t spent much time looking at Arctic Sea Ice this year, partly because I’ve rather lost interest in it as any sort of climatic indicator. This year’s melt seems similar to 2011 according to the comparison graph provided by Japan’s  National Institute of Polar Research. Source: https://ads.nipr.ac.jp/vishop/vishop-extent.html?N The DMI graph also seems to indicate that…

Global Temperature Report: August 2015

In the tropics, warmest August in the satellite temperature record Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.11 C per decade August temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.28 C (about 0.50 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for August. Northern Hemisphere: +0.25 C (about 0.45 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for August. Southern Hemisphere: +0.31 C…