Earth As A Solar Collector

Guest post by Kevin Kilty Introduction Within the past week or two we have read posts from Dr. Spencer (6/7/2019), Nick Stokes (6/6/2019), Lord Monckton (6/8/2019), and Willis Eschenbach (6/8/2019) covering a variety of topics involving simple block models; and each one involving, in one way or another, climate feedback. I have had a few…

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AN OCEAN ACIDIFICATION EXPERIMENT

Author: Dr. Michael Chase, 16th May 2019 SCOPE This article describes the method and PRELIMINARY outcome of a relatively low cost “laboratory” (kitchen) experiment on the response of seawater pH to increases in atmospheric CO2. When additional CO2 is added to the air above seawater the chemistry of the water is expected to change, and…

The Marvelous and Mysterious Monarch

Guest essay by Kip Hansen   The marvelous Monarch Butterfly is an icon of biological mystery.  When I was born, circa 1950, monarchs were known to fly north into southern Texas every spring by the millions.  In the Fall, tourists would go to Cape May, New Jersey, timing their visits to watch the beauty and…

Admitting mistakes in a ‘hostile environment’

Reposting from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on November 19, 2018 by curryja by Judith Curry Reflections on Nic Lewis’ audit of the Resplandy et al. paper. In response to Nic Lewis’ two blog posts critiquing the Resplandy et al. paper on ocean temperatures, co-author Ralph Keeling acknowledges the paper’s errors with these statements: Scripps…

Skepticism is a Full Time Job

The following post is officially Anthony approved. Quoting me: I know I can be brusque.  I can also be funny.  I can even be kind.  Who knows what the wheel will bring on the next spin? \pontification Two days ago I received this story tip: WUWT Tip submission Lack of sunspots to bring record cold,…