November 2015 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale As you’ll recall from last month’s update, the GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index jumped upwards more than 0.2 deg C from September to October 2014, assumedly a response to the El Niño.  The NOAA/NCEI and UKMO HADCRUT4 data lag by one month in these updates, and their September to October changes…

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Suing Climate Appeasers: The New Green Eldorado?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A series of climate lawsuits, which mainly appear to be targeting energy businesses which attempted to appease the green blob, have recently been launched around the world. According to news.com.au; New report paves way for individuals to sue companies over climate change OVER the next few weeks a case will…

Length of day increase and sea level rise linked

Via press release today from the University of Alberta. The days are getting longer Scientists reveal that the rotation of Earth’s core holds a clue to understanding global sea-level rise Scientists are studying past changes in sea level in order to make accurate future predictions of this consequence of climate change, and they’re looking down to…

Reporting from #AGU15

I’m in San Francisco at the American Geophysical Union convention and I will be reporting from here all week. Postings may be a bit erratic, as I have to juggle attendance and time for writing, but I will be live Tweeting regularly from my Twitter feed from the sessions. https://twitter.com/wattsupwiththat The headlines here have already been…

Aussie Environment Minister Greg Hunt, author Commonwealth of Australia, source Wikimedia

Aussie Carbon Pricing is Back

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Remember back when Australian voters thought they were electing a government which was committed to abolishing carbon taxes? The following are the words of Australia’s Environment Minister Greg Hunt, who under former Prime Minister Tony Abbott vigorously opposed carbon pricing; Environment Minister Greg Hunt says he will likely allow the…