Author Archives: Bob Tisdale

About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.

More on the Lewandowsky and Oreskes Co-Authored Paper Risbey et al. (2014)

In this post, we’ll discuss more inconsistencies in the recently published paper Risbey et al. (2014).  These are major flaws in the paper…above and beyond the faults and curiosities discussed in the last post.   As you’ll recall, that paper–about climate … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Model Failings, El Nino-La Nina Processes, Model-Data Comparison SST, Model-Data LOST, The Halt In Global Warming, The Pause | 3 Comments

NINO3.4 Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Are Approaching Zero

This is just a quick update for those keeping a close eye on the equatorial Pacific.

Posted in 2014-15 El Nino Series, SST Update | 7 Comments

VERY, VERY PRELIMINARY July 2014 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Update

OVERVIEW Preliminary monthly NINO3.4 sea surface temperature anomalies have dropped below the +0.5 deg C threshold of El Niño conditions, while the preliminary monthly global data are still elevated.  Weekly NINO3.4 data are well below the threshold of El Niño … Continue reading

Posted in SST Update | 17 Comments

The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 14 – Warm Water Recirculated?

There may still be a chance for an El Niño during the 2014/15 ENSO season. A new “pocket” of warm subsurface water has formed in the western equatorial Pacific. See the note in the page from the most-recent NOAA Weekly … Continue reading

Posted in 2014-15 El Nino Series, El Nino-La Nina Processes, ENSO Update | 33 Comments

On Keating’s Challenge

A post by Alec Rawls at WUWT Taking Keating’s $30,000 skeptic challenge seriously, part 1 has renewed some interest in a challenge to disprove the theory of human-induced global warming.  This post is not about Alec’s post; it provides my general comments … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

June 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Sorry this update is late.  I got sidetracked with the post about Risbey et al. (2014), and the post about the new climate model, now with knobs. This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers … Continue reading

Posted in GISS, HADCRUT4, LOST Update, Lower Troposphere Temperature, TLT and LOST Updates, TLT Update, UKMO | 5 Comments

WOW! – How Many Fabrications, Misrepresentations, etc., Can One Blogger Roll into One Blog Post?

I always find Sou’s (a.k.a. Miriam O’Brien) posts at HotWhopper entertaining.   She normally is only capable of the Monty Python contradiction approach to argument.  When you read her posts in a Monty Python-light, they are very funny. Try it.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism | 6 Comments

New Climate Model Introduced, now with knobs!

[Satire On] Due to the cutbacks in funding for climate science, a new climate model has been introduced to help politicians justify unnecessary laws that regulate carbon dioxide emissions…

Posted in Satire/Humor | 5 Comments

ENSO is Like Dieting

Watching the progress of both on a regular basis is painful, because they take sooooo long. But unlike the super El Niño that failed to form, I’ve lost 2 stone (about 30 pounds) so far this year.  One more to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Lewandowsky and Oreskes Are Co-Authors of a Paper about ENSO, Climate Models and Sea Surface Temperature Trends (Go Figure!)

UPDATE 2:  Animation 1 from this post is happily displaying the differences between the “Best” models and observations in the first comment at a well-known alarmist blog. Please see update 2 at the end of this post. # # # … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, Model-Data Comparison SST, The Halt In Global Warming, The Pause | 65 Comments