Study: A new method to evaluate overall performance of a climate model

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES and the “pyramid schemes” department: A new method to evaluate overall performance of a climate model Many climate-related studies, such as detection and attribution of historical climate change, projections of future climate and environments, and adaptation to future climate change, heavily rely on the performance…

Climate models overheat

Guest essay by Michel de Rougemont Without questioning the observed global warming or the emissions to the atmosphere of infrared-absorbing gases, three central issues remain without properly quantified responses, without which no other climate policy than that of a gradual adaptation can be justified: the sensitivity of the climate to human contributions, the disadvantages and…

Frequently Asked Questions 9.1*: A Critique

NCAR Guest Post by Clyde Spencer Because of recent WUWT guest posts, and their comments, I decided to do what I have been putting off for too long – reading what the IPCC has to say about climate modeling. The following are my remarks regarding what I thought were some of the most important statements…

When The Model Models Itself

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Eric Worrell posted an interesting article wherein a climate “scientist” says that falsifiability is not an integral part of science … now that’s bizarre madness to me, but here’s what she says: It turns out that my work now as a climate scientist doesn’t quite gel with the way we…