How accurate are findings from the frontiers of climate science? For example, about warming of the oceans.

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary:  This post looks at an often asked question about climate science — how accurate are its findings, a key factor when we make decisions about trillions of dollars (and affecting billions of people). Specifically, it examines the oceans’ heat content, a vital metric since the oceans…

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What's Hot, What's Not

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about the idea of a temperature field. By that I mean nothing more than an estimation of theoretical temperatures given some variables like say latitude and elevation. We all know that as we go poleward it gets colder, and the same is true when we go…

20 false representations in one 10-minute video

by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley On December 8, 2015, Senator Cruz, chairman of the Space, Science and Competitiveness Committee of the U.S. Senate, held a hearing on climate change, Data or Dogma? He displayed a red rag to the merchants of bull – a graph well known to WUWT readers: The monthly graph that shows…

Seth Borenstein: "Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997"

Guest post by David Middleton WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday showed. Scientists have long known that more than 90 percent of the heat energy from man-made global warming goes into the world’s oceans instead of the ground. And they’ve…

Bankers Reaping the Rewards of German Green Energy Instability

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bloomberg reports that energy traders are increasingly using computers, to try to keep up with wild price changes in the volatile German energy market. Looking for Volatility? Try Germany’s Shift to Renewable Energy Germany’s shift to renewable energy has created a power market so volatile that humans are having trouble…