No Mention Of CO2: New Study Shows African Climate Variability Strongly Linked To Natural Cycles

A new study analyzes patterns of natural rainfall variability and can provide crucial assistance to African countries in seasonal rainfall forecasting for agriculture and protection against droughts & heavy rains.

500 Years of Global SST Variations from a 1D Forcing-Feedback Model

If nothing else, the results in Fig. 3 might give us some idea of the ENSO-related SST variations for 300-400 years before anthropogenic forcings became significant, and how those variations…

Weak El Nino Conditions Help Explain Recent Global Warmth

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog January 13th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The continuing global-average warmth over the last year has caused a few people to ask for…

Scientists link La Niña climate cycle to increased diarrhea

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health A study in Botswana by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists finds that spikes in cases of life-threatening diarrhea in young…

Part of the Pacific Ocean is not warming as expected, but why?

From Phy.org June 25, 2019 by Kevin Krajick, Columbia University The tropical Pacific Ocean (Australia and South America in gray, left and right). Top map shows what climate models say…

2019 ENSO forecast

Reposted from Climate Etc. by Judith Curry and Jim Johnstone CFAN’s 2019 ENSO forecast is for a transition away from El Niño conditions as the summer progresses. The forecast for…

Ooops! Alarm over 'sinking Islands' premature as sea level falls at Kwajalein Atoll

David Burton writes: Remember this little article by Nils-Axel Mörner, not quite three years ago? The Marshall Islands and their Sea Level Changes He discussed Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall…

Global Temperature Updates – 2012

By Paul Homewood While Obama is imploring us to stop the global warming that is bringing us “the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms”,…

New paper predicts SST temperature based on Pacific Centennial Oscillation

Here’s figure 18, which I found interesting, especially the red line. – Anthony Guest post by Bob Tisdale Today, blogger “slimething” left me a link to the Karnauskas et al…

Tisdale on the problems with ENSO models

Guilyardi et al (2009) “Understanding El Niño in Ocean-Atmosphere General Circulation Models: progress and challenges” Guest post by Bob Tisdale The preliminary Reynolds OI.v2 sea surface temperature data for July 2012…

March 2012 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update – A New Look

Guest post by Bob Tisdale THE ADDITION OF CMIP3 (IPCC AR4) HINDCASTS/PROJECTIONS TO GRAPHS I’ve added a new feature to the graphs of the monthly sea surface temperature updates on…