Hansen’s ‘Game Over for the Climate’ op-ed

This op-ed appeared in the New York Times today, and since it was written by a government employee, using his NASA title at the end of the article, I consider it a public domain work reproducible here. I see what Hansen is saying here as giving license to the McKibbenites for more protests, more rallies,…

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Hansen on skeptics – we are winning

Though, he still thinks we are all funded by some sort of “machine”. It never occurs to him that he’s fighting a guerrilla war and that most skeptics are self motivated. Update: the UK telegraph has a similar story here Scientist hits climate change skepticism – UPI.com EDINBURGH,Scotland,April 9 (UPI) –Environmentalists and climate scientists, facing…

Monckton addresses California Assembly Committee

This was a live blog of this event held at the State Capital in committee, meeting room 127. Brevity is due to blogging on my cell phone. Live Blogging Maintenance guy adjusting thermostat down to keep people from keeling over in packed room. Hansen would have turned it up like 1988 Monckton has arrived shaking…

Hey Hansen! Where's the Beef !?

In June 1986, Dr. James Hansen made a prediction to an AP newspaper reporter, which was carried in Oxnard, CA, of  a 2 degree temperature rise by 2006. This was two years before, almost to the day before he and Senator Tim Wirth duped a bunch of Washington legislators with stagecraft on a hot June…

Triangular Fuzzy Numbers and the IPCC

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about “triangular fuzzy numbers” regarding the IPCC and their claims about how the climate system works. The IPCC, along with the climate establishment in general, make what to me is a ridiculous claim. This is the idea that in a hugely complex system like the Earth’s…

Jim Hansen's balance problem of 0.58 watts

From NASA Goddard, Jim Hansen reports on his balance problem: Earth’s Energy Budget Remained Out of Balance Despite Unusually Low Solar Activity A new NASA study underscores the fact that greenhouse gases generated by human activity — not changes in solar activity — are the primary force driving global warming. The study offers an updated…

October to December 2011 NODC Ocean Heat Content Anomalies (0-700Meters) Update and Comments

Guest post by Bob Tisdale SAME INTRODUCTION AS ALWAYS The National Oceanographic Data Center’s (NODC) Ocean Heat Content (OHC) anomaly data for the depths of 0-700 meters are available through the KNMI Climate Explorer Monthly observations webpage. The NODC OHC dataset is based on the Levitus et al (2009) paper “Global ocean heat content (1955-2008)…