NCDC/NCEI's Karl and Peterson refuse congressional subpoena on flawed 'pausebuster' paper

Wow, just wow. I told Dr. Tom Peterson in an email this summer that their highly questionable paper that adjusted SST’s of the past to erase the “pause” was going to become “their waterloo”, and Peterson’s response was to give the email to wackadoodle climate blogger Miriam O’Brien (aka Sou Bundanga) so she could tout…

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Wednesday Wit – Cheers, Gavin!

Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now than in medieval times.” with a link to a 2006 Real Climate article. Gavin implies that this comparison trumps the argument about English vineyards being proof…

Trends in extreme rainfall events

Guest essay by Philip Lloyd There are constant claims that extreme events are becoming more frequent, but when you really dig down, you cannot see any trends even in long-term data. Of course, the scaremongers claim that it hasn’t happened yet, but their models predict it is going to happen any day real soon now,…