Particulates, Aerosols, And Climate: The More Important Story

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball [1] The article “US Senate Considering Albedo Modification Geoengineering Proposal” appeared as I finished this article. It commented on the plan to introduce particles into the atmosphere to increase the reflective capability of the Earth’s atmosphere known as the albedo. Most responses correctly identified it as unwise. Isn’t it already…

Letter: Are these politicians lying or just stupid?

Editor, Times-Dispatch, Richmaond, VA Napoleon Bonaparte’s quote, “In politics stupidity is not a handicap,” survives since politicians continue to validate the observation. On March 29, New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Al Gore and other states’ attorneys general announced a legal process claiming to combat climate change. Schneiderman wrote: “Our offices are seriously examining the…

UPDATED: Do the Adjustments to Land Surface Temperature Data Increase the Reported Global Warming Rate?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This is an update of the post published a week ago here (WattsUpWithThat cross post is here). That earlier post included “raw” unadjusted data based on an outdated version of the NOAA GHCN dataset. This updated post includes annual land surface air temperature data through 2015 and uses the current…