Skating on the Other Side of the Ice

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by this thread over at Bishop Hill’s excellent blog, I thought I’d write about sea ice. Among the many catastrophic things claimed to be…

GISScapades

Guest post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by this thread on the lack of data in the Arctic Ocean, I looked into how GISS creates data when there is no data. GISS…

More on the National Geographic Decline

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has covered the National Geographic Northern Hemisphere temperature graph here. This is the graph under discussion. Figure 1. Graph from November 1976 National Geographic…

Another Look at Climate Sensitivity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach OK, a quick pop quiz. The average temperature of the planet is about 14°C (57°F). If the earth had no atmosphere, and if it were…

Himalayan Hijinks

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach According to an article in the Hindustan Times by someone for whom English is a second language, I find: Senior scientists at the Wadia Institute…

Sense and Sensitivity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach This is an extension of the ideas I laid out as the Thunderstorm Thermostat Hypothesis on WUWT. For those who have not read it, I’ll…

Judith, I love ya, but you're way wrong …

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Judith Curry posted here on WUWT regarding rebuilding the lost trust we used to have in climate science and climate scientists. This is my response…

Fudged Fevers in the Frozen North

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see Update at the end of this post] I got to thinking about the (non) adjustment of the GISS temperature data for the Urban Heat…

Congenital Climate Abnormalities

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see Updates at the end of this post] Science is what we use to explain anomalies, to elucidate mysteries, to shed light on unexplained occurrences.…

Floating Islands

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Much has been written of late regarding the impending projected demise of the world’s coral atoll islands due to CO2-caused sea level rise. Micronesia is…

Where Are The Corpses?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Abstract The record of continental (as opposed to island) bird and mammal extinctions in the last five centuries was analyzed to determine if the “species-area”…

Climate, Caution, and Precaution

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach One of the arguments frequently applied to the climate debate is that the “Precautionary Principle” requires that we take action to reduce CO2. However, this…

The Unbearable Complexity of Climate

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Figure 1. The Experimental Setup I keep reading statements in various places about how it is indisputable “simple physics” that if we increase the amount…