Study: Global warming directly linked to ocean surface temperature changes

Understanding multi-decadal global warming rate changes INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES A long-standing mystery is that, despite the persistently increased greenhouse gases emissions throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the globally-averaged surface temperature has shown distinct multi-decadal fluctuations since 1900, including two weak global warming slowdowns in the mid-twentieth century and…

Standing up to the G-7 Climate Bully!

Guest post by David Middleton What’s the best way to deal with a bully?  Punch him (or her) in the nose.  It appears that President Trump just punched the G-7 climate bully in the nose… Isolating Trump Merkel’s G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling The German chancellor had been hoping to isolate Donald Trump on climate…

Which Nation is Most Vulnerable to Climate Change?

Tuvalu… No. The Seychelles… No. Bangladesh… No. Kiribati… No. Vanuatu… No. The Solomon Islands… No. Guest post by David Middleton The Country Most Vulnerable to Climate Change By Hakim Abdi June 12, 2017 Of the 186 countries assessed in a recent survey of climate vulnerability, Chad was rated most in peril. A combination of high…

Climate Science: Red Fish Blue Fish

Guest Commentary by Kip Hansen  “Multiple scientific assessments have concluded that man-made climate change is real and poses risks to human health and the environment. Even so, Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, told Breitbart News on Monday that he would like to essentially re-litigate the science of climate change. In an interview with…

From the Scientific Urban Legend Department: Slight Rise in Temperatures Tied to Heat Wave Deaths

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen     The Claim: The venerable NY Times carries this headline:  “In India, Slight Rise in Temperatures Is Tied to Heat Wave Deaths”. The study cited makes this conclusion: “Mean temperatures across India have risen by more than 0.5°C over this period, with statistically significant increases in heat waves. Using…