Claim: The Climate “Denial” Conspiracy is Growing

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that discussions of climate policy are being displaced by “attacks” on climate science. Naturally the Guardian, and the authors of the study, blame a conspiracy of climate skeptics, rather than considering other possibilities, such as legitimate doubts raised by the Climategate fiasco, and the utter inability of…

Run Away! The Anthropocene Has Arrived!!!

Guest post by David Middleton (Featured image borrowed from http://www.hockeyministries.org/rwt-blog-52316)   Unfortunately this article is behind a pay wall. While some of the points in the abstract are reasonable, these two seem to be totally unsupported in any literature of which I am aware… An average global temperature increase of 0.6o to 0.9oC from 1900 to…

How Thunderstorms Beat The Heat

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking again about the thunderstorms, and how much heat they remove from the surface by means of evaporation. We have good data on this from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites. Here is the distribution and strength of rainfall, and thus evaporation, around the middle of…

Meteorological Year (December to November) Global Temperature Product Comparison through 2015

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale It should come as no surprise that surface temperature products are showing record highs for the meteorological year of December 2014 to November 2015 and that lower troposphere temperature products are not. This post illustrates the meteorological year (December to November) temperature anomalies for the lower troposphere from RSS and…