PAGES2K (2017): Antarctic Proxies

Reposted from Climate Audit by Steve McIntyre A common opinion (e,g, Scott Adams) is that the “other proxies”, not just Mann’s stripbark bristlecone tree rings, establish Hockey Stick. In today’s…

Scottish Sunspots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update At End] In a recent post, Anthony published Leif Svalgaard’s new paper showing 9,000 years of reconstructed solar activity. Svalgaard paper: Reconstruction of…

McIntyre: ‘a reductio ad absurdum of tree ring chronologies as useful temperature proxies’

Steve McIntyre has a look at the “revised” PAGES2K temperature proxy dataset that includes tree rings and river sediments. He finds the usual ridiculous problems from the past, such as…

Most of the Recent Warming Could be Natural

This story broke while Anthony and I were eclipse hunting. ~ctm From Jennifer Marohasy By jennifer on August 21, 2017 in Information AFTER deconstructing 2,000-year old proxy-temperature series back to their…

Warm periods in the 20th century are not unprecedented during the last 2,000 years

Public Release: 8-Aug-2017 From Eurekalert Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences   IMAGE: 2,000-year temperature reconstruction in China. view more Credit: Yang Liu & Jingyun Zheng A great…

Zombie Science, the worst example of climate data torturing – ever: withdrawn Gergis 2012 becomes Gergis 2016

I missed this article from July, and it deserves wide distribution. Steve McIntyre writes (excerpts): In 2012, the then much ballyhoo-ed Australian temperature reconstruction of Gergis et al 2012 mysteriously…

Wrecked in a Hurricane

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Bemused by claims about connections between solar radiation, shipwrecks, and hurricanes in the pre-publication press release of a paywalled study highlighted by Anthony here on…

Aproxymations

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Bishop Hill, the Bish has an interesting thread about a new proxy reconstruction by Rob Wilson et al. entitled “Last millennium northern hemisphere…

TEX-86 proxy for past ocean temperature reconstructions challenged, possible 21°C error

From the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Lab experiments question popular measure of ancient ocean temperatures Understanding the planet’s history is crucial if we are to predict its future. While some records…

Claim: Global warming will affect your taste in music

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t DailyCaller – British researchers have claimed that global warming strongly influences our taste in music. According to FirstPost; Fancy listening to the Beatles’ ‘Here…