There is no [statistically significant] snow cover trend due to global warming since 1972 in the Northern Hemisphere

From the “alarmists and their cats are grumpy over this” department. There’s been some recent hubbub over decreasing snowfall in the northern hemisphere by the usual suspects, who claim that AGW is reducing snow cover. And then of course, there’s Dr. David Viner of CRU, who famously said in a story in the UK Independent…

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A Small Margin Of Error

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Zeke Hausfather and others are claiming that 2018 is the warmest year on record for the ocean down to a depth of 2,000 metres. Here’s Zeke’s claim: Figure 1. Change in ocean heat content, 1955 – 2018. Data available from Institute for Applied Physics (IAP).  When I…

Sea Level Rise (SLR) Satellite Altimetry—Fit for Purpose?

by Rud Istvan, ctm and I were having lunch recently near our mutually admired South Florida coral reef system, and over conversation we started speculating about ARGO. I brought up Jason2 SLR as an analog. WUWT readers can see my 2016 WUWT guest post: ‘Sea Level Rise, Acceleration, and Closure’ for details. That ctm lunch…

Of discount rates and candy-canes

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley “The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax, Of cabbages and kings, And why the sea is boiling hot, And whether pigs have wings.” Lewis Carroll, Aliciae per speculum transitus Dr Mark Freeman (January 4) wrote that the 5% intertemporal…

Massive Government Cash Giveaways Needed to Defeat Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Despite billions already invested in renewables, and wild claims that renewables are now “cheaper than coal”, more government subsidy money is required. Climate change: focusing on how individuals can help is very convenient for corporations January 10, 2019 10.06pm AEDT Morten Fibieger Byskov Postdoctoral Researcher in International Politics, University of…

Update: The Global Warming Challenge

Reposted from theclimatebet.com 2018 year ends on a low note, temperature wise The UAH global mean temperature anomaly data for December 2018 is out: the figure of 0.25°C. The average for the year was 0.23°C, with a maximum anomaly of 0.32°C and a minimum of 0.15°C. None of those figure is much different from the…