What’s the worst case? Climate sensitivity

Posted on April 1, 2019 by curryja | Reposted from Climate Etc. by Judith Curry Are values of equilibrium climate sensitivity > 4.5 C plausible? For background, see these previous…

Climate Doom Ahead? Think Twice.

From Real Clear Energy By Charles N. Steele December 26, 2018 It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come. Discussion at…

An Example of AR4 WG2 False Alarmism

By Rud Istvan, This post is a lightly reworked last third of much longer essay No Bodies in ebook Blowing Smoke, foreword by Professor Judith Curry of Georgia Tech. It…

Geo-engineering: Ignoring the consequences

Governments charge ahead on engineering Earth’s climate, ignoring possible harmful effects Tim Ball and Tom Harris The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report said we have only 12…

CLIMATE CATCH-22 IN POLAND

By Michael Kile, Another year, another conference. After a quarter of a century of trying to find a way to justify the greatest wealth transfer in human history, the United…

Secrets about the 1.5°C world temperature limit

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: There has been a daily drumbeat of dark climate news to accompany the IPCC’s new report, “Global Warming of 1.5 °C.”…

It’s worse than They thought: warming is slower than predicted

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley When The Times, a Murdoch paper previously slavish in kow-towing to the Party Line on climate, leads with a story picked up from the more…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #285

The Week That Was: 2017-09-23 (September 23, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “Long run is a misleading…

A climate science milestone: a successful 10-year forecast!

From the Fabius Maximus Blog.  Reposted here. By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website, 21 Sept 2017. Summary: The gridlock might be breaking in the public policy response to…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #282

The Week That Was: 2017-08-26 (August 26, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The most difficult subjects can…

So What Happened to the Science?

John Ridgway, “There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.” Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi It…

The surprising news from scientists about rising sea levels!

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website.   Summary: Rising sea levels have become a core element — perhaps the core — of climate activists’ warnings. What do scientists…

Focusing on worst case climate futures doesn't work. It shouldn't work.

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: After 30 years of failure to gain support of the US public for massive public policy measures to fight climate change,…

CO2 and CERES

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the bureaucratic agency which appropriated the role of arbiter of things climatic, has advanced a theory for the lack…

Dave's Top Ten Reasons Why the Oil Industry Doesn't Spend its Billions on Disproving the Junk Science of AGW

Guest post by David Middleton In my Internet “debates” with warmists, I occasionally encounter challenges like this… We don’t yet not know the real global impact man has on the…

Intelligence and the hockey stick

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In 1990, the IPCC’s First Assessment Report showed a schematic demonstrating the then understanding that the medieval warm period had been appreciably warmer…

A Theory Ready for Extinction

Don’t worry too much over those warmist predictions that millions of species will soon be lost to climate change. Judging by their methods it is the doomsayers who are the…

Study: lack of cloud physics biased climate models high

The Hockey Schtick brings this to our attention. It seems Dr. Roy Spencer was prescient with his observation: “The most obvious way for warming to be caused naturally is for…

Stefan Rahmstorf and the consensus of experts on sea level -vs- reality, reality wins

From Stefan Rahmstorf and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Expert assessment: Sea-level rise could exceed 1 meter in this century In contrast, for a scenario with strong…

On CO2 residence times: The chicken or the egg?

While some model based claims say that CO2 residence times may be thousands of years, a global experiment in measurable CO2 residence time seems to have already been done for…

Cowtan & Way off course

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley This time last year, as the honorary delegate from Burma, I had the honor of speaking truth to power at the Doha climate conference by…

Climate models – worse than we thought

Observations Now Inconsistent with Climate Model Predictions for 25 (going on 35) Years By Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels Question: How long will the fantasy that climate…

'Let’s face it. The climate has never been more boring.'

Why you won’t see headlines as climate science enters the doldrums Guest post by Dr. Robert G. Brown, Physics Department of Duke University (elevated from a  comment on this thread:…

Lack of Data For All Phases of Water Guarantees Failed IPCC Projections

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball Lack of temperature data is a problem, but measures of water and precipitation are much worse. Temperature changes, especially cooling, are important to a…