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2016 edges 1998 as warmest year in satellite record – by 0.02°C

Global Temperature Report: December 2016 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade December temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.24 C (about 0.43 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Northern Hemisphere: +0.19 C (about 0.34 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Southern Hemisphere: +0.30 C (about 0.54 degrees Fahrenheit) above…

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December 2016 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my December projections, as well as last month’s projections for November, to see how well they fared. Data Set Projected Actual Delta HadCRUT4 2016/11 +0.786 (incomplete data) +0.524 -0.262 HadCRUT4 2016/12 +0.648 GISS 2016/11 +0.95 +0.95 +0.00 GISS 2016/12 +0.83…

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How SkepticalScience views global warming – one way only

Guest essay by Sheldon Walker Most people have probably seen the SkepticalScience graph called “The Escalator”. If you haven’t seen it yet, then you can view it here: Source: http://www.skepticalscience.com/graphics.php?g=47 SkepticalScience claims that “Contrarians” inappropriately “cherrypick” short time periods that show a cooling trend. But SkepticalScience uses a linear regression over the full date range (1970…