Extremes

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc by Judith Curry Politics versus science in attributing extreme weather events to manmade global warming. If you follow me on twitter, you may have noticed that I was scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Jun 12 [link].  The subject of the Hearing is Contending…

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Buggy Weather Radar

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Weather radar is a wonderful thing — and many of us depend on it to know such important facts such as “When will that rainstorm hit my area?”. At sea, I used my on-board radar to detect the edges of rainfall and rain squalls, track them, and predict when…

Politics Distorts the Science of Floods

Guest post by Jim Steele published in the Pacifica Tribune June 12, 2019What’s Natural Politics Distorts the Science of Floods At the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, native American “mound builders” built Cahokia, the largest city in pre-Columbus America. The purpose of their mounds is still debated. Were the mounds refuges from frequent…

A Second Look At Radiation Versus Temperature

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update at end] I kept going back and looking at the graphic from my previous post on radiation and temperature. It kept niggling at me. It shows the change in surface temperature compared to the contemporaneous change in how much energy the surface is absorbing. Here’s that graphic again:…