Reds Under the Beds: Bloomberg Hypes the "Russian" Climate Threat

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bloomberg has joined a chorus of voices hyping up the alleged Russian threat. But the real threat is to President-elect Trump. Russia Wins in a Retreat on Climate Change By Noah Smith President-elect Donald Trump has signaled ambivalence about many policies, such as Obamacare and infrastructure spending. But on at…

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A Hiding to Nothing

Guest essay by Clive Best Summary The currently held belief that we must  decarbonise the world’s economy in order to to stop climate change is a dangerous illusion. It is a ‘hiding to nothing’. I have come to the conclusion that if emissions were held constant for 30 years then the airborne fraction of CO2…

Do over: The 1997/98 Super El Niño via latest computer animation

From the UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños Ocean model data generated by Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin, shows 97/98 El Nino unfolding Sydney, Australia: Australian researchers from the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have produced a remarkable high-resolution…

November 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS through November 2016 and HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC) through October 2016—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature composites (RSS and UAH) through November 2016. It also…