Does NASA’s Latest Study Confirm Global Warming?

Some heated claims were made in a recently published scientific paper, “Recent Global Warming as Confirmed by AIRS,” authored by Susskind et al. One of the co-authors is NASA’s Dr. Gavin Schmidt,…

NASA Gavin Schmidt Joins Call for Climate Data Transparency

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – NASA GISS head Gavin Schmidt has voiced his support for EPA director Scott Pruitt’s call for more climate research transparency,…

NASA GISS gets slammed in Inspector General report for questionable '$1.63 million of GISS’ expenditures since 2012'

From the “Climate of Gavin” department. The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently completed a report on out favorite set of climate alarmists, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies…

NASA James Hansen, Gavin Schmidt Paper: 10 More Years of Global Warming Pause (Maybe)

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Benny Peiser / GWPF – Former NASA GISS Director James Hansen and current director Gavin Schmidt think nature may conspire of the next ten…

Former NASA scientist disses @NASAGISS – says it's a "monument to bad science"

Climate scientist Dr. Duane Thresher: Start with defunding NASA GISS where this whole global warming nonsense started. It was started by James Hansen, formerly head of NASA GISS and considered the…

President Trump Appoints New NASA Chief

Guest essay by Eric Worrall All the right people are complaining about President Trump’s new NASA chief Jim Bridenstine, who once demanded an apology from Obama for squandering money on…

Through The Looking Glass with NASA GISS

Guest essay by John Mauer One aspect of the science of global warming is the measurement of temperature on a local basis. This is followed by placing the data on a…

NASA to Focus on Space Science: Senate Passes the NASA Transition Act

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The NASA Transition Act 2017 has just been passed by the Federal Senate. In the words of Congressman Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science…

Gavin Schmidt Warns Donald Trump Not to Interfere with the NASA Climate Division

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Gavin Schmidt, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, has “warned” President-elect Donald Trump not to interfere with their climate activities. Schmidt maintains…

January 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale UPDATE: All graphs with UAH lower troposphere temperature data have been updated from beta version 6.4 to 6.5. Thanks, Nick Stokes. This means Figure 4…

Massive NASA Hack, including Climate Systems

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A group of hackers, apparently part of a community of hackers who spend their time casually cruising poorly defended US government computers, have busted into…

On the Elusive Absolute Global Mean Surface Temperature – A Model-Data Comparison

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale With the publication of the IPCC 5th Synthesis Report, I thought there might be some interest in a presentation of how well (actually poorly) climate…

August 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through August 2014 and HADCRUT4 and…

Midyear Prognosis For Records in 2014 (Now Includes June Data)

Guest Essay By Werner Brozek, Edited by Just The Facts: It was my intention to include all June data, however the June anomaly for Hadcrut3 is running really late again.…

June 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Sorry this update is late. I got sidetracked with the post about Risbey et al. (2014), and the post about the new climate model, now with knobs. This post provides…

NASA GISS runs 'hot' and 'cold' as an outlier again

NASA GISS Version 3 vs. Version 2, using HadCRUT.4 Version differences as a baseline Guest essay by David Dohbro Recently the climate blogosphere has uncovered the effects of adjusting past…

May 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

This post updates the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through May 2014 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through April 2014—and of the two suppliers…

Gavin Schmidt is the new James Hansen

NASA Names Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, gets honorary lunch ticket to Tom’s Restaurant. NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency’s Goddard Institute…

April 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Initial Notes: This is the first monthly update to include lower troposphere temperature (TLT) anomaly data. To make this post as timely as possible, only GISS LOTI and the two…

On the Differences and Similarities between Global Surface Temperature and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Datasets

UPDATE: See the correction at the end of the post, which pertained to the discussion of the trend maps in Figures 13 and 14. I’ve crossed out the paragraph between…

March 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) Temperature Anomaly Update

INITIAL QUESTION Once upon a time, the NCDC published its monthly global land+ocean surface temperature anomaly data around the 15th of the month. They have recently relaxed the dates of…

GISS LOTI & NCDC Global Temperature Data Drop in February 2014

This post will serve as February 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) Temperature Anomaly Update First GISS: Global surface temperatures, as represented by the GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index (LOTI) data, dropped about…

The Shindell climate sensitivity paper: another 'GISS miss'

There was lots of breathless anticipation last week over the Drew Shindell paper on climate sensitivity, which was embargoed until 1800GMT on Sunday (see the embargoed PR from Nature here),…

January 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) Temperature Anomaly Update

Initial Notes: This post contains graphs of running trends in global surface temperature anomalies for periods of 13+ and 16+ years using GISS global (land+ocean) surface temperature data. They indicate…