Tengwang Pavilion, 2008, public domain image source Wikimedia.

Brutal Freeze kills 85+ people in Tropical Taiwan

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The global warming which recently hit the USA, has spread to a large area of East Asia, with reports of a brutal cold snap which has killed at least 85 people in Taiwan, and confirmed snowfall as far south as the Japanese island Okinawa, on the Northern edge of the…

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On the Monumental Differences in Warming Rates between Global Sea Surface Temperature Datasets during the NOAA-Picked Global-Warming Hiatus Period of 2000 to 2014

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale UPDATE: See the 2 updates under the heading of A QUICK OVERVIEW OF SHIP-BUOY BIAS ADJUSTMENTS. # # # Alternate Title: NOAA Has a Sea Surface Temperature Dataset with an EVEN HIGHER Warming Rate than Their Full-of-Problems ERSST.v4 “Pause-Buster” Data Whether or not there had been a slowdown in global…

Briffa embraces tree ring uncertainty in new study, gives 'message to the paleoclimate community'

From the UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO and the “one tree doesn’t work anymore” department: Uncertainties in tree-ring-based climate reconstructions probed Current approaches to reconstructing past climate by using tree-ring data need to be improved on so that they can better take uncertainty into account, new research led out of New Zealand’s University of Otago suggests. Tree…