The Ocean Warming Enigma

So the real question is what has caused sea temperatures to steadily rise since 1900? And if you think it is greenhouse gases, then you need to explain how these…

The Ocean Mixed Layer, SST, and Climate Change

By Andy May As described in my previous post, the ocean “mixed layer” is sandwiched between the very thin “skin” layer at the ocean surface and the deep ocean. The…

Ocean Temperature Update

By Andy May A considerable amount of new information on ocean temperature has been gathered since I last wrote about the subject in 2016 here. In my last post on…

Deep Ocean Warming in Degrees C

In recent weeks and months, there’s been a run of papers—with typical mainstream media misinforming embellishments—about improved estimates of the warming of the oceans…and blog posts about them. One thing…

Is ocean warming accelerating faster than thought? In a word, no.

by Nic Lewis There are a number of statements in Cheng et al. (2019) ‘How fast are the oceans warming’, (‘the paper’) that appear to be mistaken and/or potentially misleading.…

Media Reports of +40% Adjustment in Ocean Warming Were Greatly Exaggerated

From Dr Roy Spencer’s Blog January 16th, 2019 Summary: The recently reported upward adjustment in the 1971-2010 Ocean Heat Content (OHC) increase compared to the last official estimate from the…

The ‘Little Ice Age’ hundreds of years ago is STILL cooling the bottom of Pacific, researchers find

From The Daily Mail The Little Ice Age brought colder-than-average temps around the 17th century Researchers say temperatures in deep Pacific lag behind those at the surface As a result,…

Study reconstructing ocean warming finds ocean circulation changes may account for significant portion of sea level rise

Study suggests that in the last 60 years up to half the observed warming and associated sea level rise in low- and mid- latitudes of the Atlantic Ocean is due…

FRIDAY FUNNY – At Long Last, Kevin Trenberth’s Missing Heat May Have Been Found! Repeat, May Have Been

UPDATED: See the update at the end of the post about climate sensitivity. # # # Alternate title: Press Release Plus Mainstream Media & Blogosphere Responses to Resplandy et al.…

Friday Funny – Climate Central’s scare graph excuse: ‘The oceans ate the warming’

Sometimes, you just have to laugh at the sheer desperation of claims being made. Such is the case of the agitprop known as “Climate Central” which is privately funded to…