Ooops! Australian BoM climate readings may be invalid due to lack of calibration

Dr Jennifer Marohasy writes by email: There is evidence to suggest that the last 20 years of temperature readings taken by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, from hundreds of automatic weather stations spread across Australia, may be invalid. Why?  Because they have not been recorded consistent with calibration. Somewhat desperate to prove me wrong, late yesterday…

Global Temperature Report: August 2017

From UAH: Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade August temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.41 C (about 0.74 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for August. Northern Hemisphere: +0.40 C (about 0.72 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for August. Southern Hemisphere: +0.41 C (about 0.74 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for…

What is the Default Temperature for the Earth?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball The Earth’s atmosphere does not act like a greenhouse. The analogy was partially developed to help students understand the apparent disparity between energy coming in from the sun and leaving the Earth to space. However, its greater value was in creating the global warming deception because it automatically triggered thoughts…

NOAA Updates Sea Surface Temperature Dataset

From NOAA Key dataset helps scientists understand Earth’s climate An update to a set of widely used ocean temperature data is now available from NOAA’s NCEI. Along with the public release, an article describing the 5th version of the Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSSTv5) dataset has been published in the Journal of Climate (link…