Study by Mann: admits ‘the pause’ in global warming was not predictable, but lets models off the hook

From AGU EOS —Terri Cook, Freelance Writer Was the Recent Slowdown in Surface Warming Predictable? The temporary deceleration in warming across the Northern Hemisphere earlier this century could not have been foreseen by statistical forecasting methods, a new study concludes. SOURCE: Geophysical Research Letters From the early 2000s to the early 2010s, there was a temporary…

Newsbytes: Elon Musk’s SolarCity Crashes

As SolarCity Crashes, Is Elon Musk Overrated? SolarCity is struggling. Tesla is struggling. Elon Musk is not the King Midas of making companies perfect. Musk’s magic can’t do everything anymore. –Ryan McQueeney, Nasdaq, 10 May 2016   Shares of SolarCity nose-dived on Tuesday after disclosing earnings results that cast gloom over the provider of solar…

Ta Moko

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Yesterday afternoon we took off at 3:45 from Fiji en route to Brisbane. I always enjoy that flight, it’s often a cross-section of the types of clouds seen at different temperatures. Interestingly, we flew right over the course that we had just sailed. So having just seen the weather from…