Greenland Near-Surface Land Air Temperature Data from Berkeley Earth Present Some Surprises

I enjoy surprises in data, especially when they might make alarmists unhappy. Willis Eschenbach’s post Greenland Is Way Cool at WattsUpWithThat prompted me to take a look at the Berkeley…

A way forward for BEST et al and their surface temperature record

Guest essay by Mike Jonas Introduction On 10 January, WUWT published my post A new system for determining global temperature. In that post, I described a proposed system for determining…

"Thorough, not thoroughly fabricated: The truth about global temperature data"… Well, not *thoroughly* fabricated.

Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from here. If you can set aside the smug, snide remarks of the author, this article does a fairly good job in…

An analysis of BEST data for the question: Is Earth Warming or Cooling?

Guest essay by Clyde Spencer The answer to the question is, “Yes!” Those who believe that Earth is going to Hell in a hand basket, because of anthropogenic carbon dioxide,…

On the Elusive Absolute Global Mean Surface Temperature – A Model-Data Comparison

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale With the publication of the IPCC 5th Synthesis Report, I thought there might be some interest in a presentation of how well (actually poorly) climate…

Monthly Averages, Anomalies, and Uncertainties

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I have long suspected a theoretical error in the way that some climate scientists estimate the uncertainty in anomaly data. I think that I’ve found…

On Muller et al (2013) “Decadal variations in the global atmospheric land temperatures”

I received an email yesterday morning advising me that Muller et al (2013) had been published. (Thanks, Marc.) The title of the paper is “Decadal variations in the global atmospheric…

NWS station at Corinna, Maine: same old problems, now with global impact

In Anthony’s recent post about the new snowfall records, the record high at Jal, New Mexico caught his eye. I live in New Hampshire, so the lonely red dot in…

Berkeley Earth finally makes peer review – in a never before seen journal

After almost two years and some false starts, BEST now has one paper that has finally passed peer review. The text below is from the email release sent late Saturday.…

Little Ice Age Thermometers- Historic variations in temperatures Part 3 -BEST confirms extended period of warming.

Guest post by Tony Brown This short paper is a preliminary examination of BEST data to 1753, as compared to the Central England Temperature Record (CET) to 1660 (instrumental record)…