Claim: Historical climate fluctuations in Central Europe overestimated due to tree ring analysis

If the persistence tendency is correctly taken into account, the current warming of Europe appears even more exceptional than previously assumed.”

Tree-ring analysis explains physiology behind drought intolerance

Public Release: 26-Dec-2018 Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – Tree rings tell the story of what’s happening physiologically as fire suppression makes forests more dense and less tolerant of drought,…

Southwest forest trees will grow much slower in the 21st century

From Eurekalert Public Release: 18-Dec-2018 Even forest trees growing in average conditions may decline in productivity as much as 75 percent University of Arizona A treasure trove of data about…

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…

Neukom's Science By Proxy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Climate Audit, Steve McIntyre is engaged in the slow public defenestration of the latest multi-proxy extravapalooza, a gem of a paper yclept “Inter-hemispheric…

Claim: 'Recent El Niño behavior is largely beyond natural variability'

From the University of Hawaii at Manoa: El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century Spawning droughts, floods, and other weather disturbances world-wide, the El Niño – Southern Oscillation…

Ring-a-Round 2: Queens University Belfast v Doug Keenan

WUWT readers may recall that Queens University Belfast is being asked to provide tree ring data and so far has been refusing all but a small portion. Here is an…