A New Look at the Urban Heat Island Effect

By Andy May Nicola Scafetta has just published a new paper in Climate Dynamics examining evidence of the urban heat island (UHI) effect (Scafetta, 2021). The paper is not paywalled…

More surfacestations project vindication: Strong UHI temperature biases confirmed in USA

WUWT readers may recall that NOAA did an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that vindicated my findings about the effects of local urbanization on surface temperature measurements. The urban…

The Megacities Are Cooking

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [OK, had to start over, had bad numbers for the areas. Graphics have been replaced. I was using “core area” but I should have been…

Poorly sited weather station leads to a fake record high in Germany

From Pierre Gosselin: Lingen Cheated: Germany’s New All-Time Record High Resulted From DWD Weather Service Lousy Station Siting During last week’s record-setting European heat wave, Germany’s previous record of 40.3C…

Scafetta on UHI

Guest post by Rud Istvan Charles the Moderator asked via email whether the following Scafetta paper had any merit? I opined yes, so here is another possible guest post. This…

Our Urban “Climate Crisis”

By Jim Steele Published in Pacifica Tribune May 14, 2019 What’s Natural Our Urban “Climate Crisis” Based on a globally averaged statistic, some scientists and several politicians claim we are…

Mosher: “microsite bias matters more than UHI, especially in the first kilometer”

Urban Stations in GHCN V4. Guest post by Steven Mosher Background The recent post at WUWT covered a new analysis by Goddard & Tett (hereafter GT) showed how UHI has…

BIG NEWS – Verified by NOAA – poor weather station siting leads to artificial long term warming

I’ve been saying for years that surface temperature measurements (and long term trends) have been affected by encroachment of urbanization on the placement of weather stations used to measure surface…

New paper: Urbanization has increased minimum temperatures 1.7K in the UK

From the Royal Meteorological Society. (h/t to reader NJSnowFan) How much has urbanisation affected United Kingdom temperatures? Ian L. M. Goddard, Simon F. B. Tett Abstract This study aims to…

The Climate Sciences Use Of The Urban Heat Island Effect Is Pathetic And Misleading

By Geoffrey H Sherrington, Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tufnel demonstrates his hifi speakers are louder because the numbers all go to 11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOO5S4vxi0o Scientific control knobs for climate change have to…