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.

July 2014 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

WEEKLY GLOBAL SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES Weekly global sea surface temperature anomalies are still reaching higher, now easily above the peak reached during the 1997/98 El Niño.  The vast majority of this new warming comes from the North Pacific.  I’ll … Continue reading

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What the Manmade Global Warming Consensus Means

There’s still a lot of buzz around the blogosphere and mainstream media about the current scientific consensus on human-induced global warming and climate change.  I thought it would interesting to get feedback on that groupthink…about what you think when you … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism | 20 Comments

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

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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

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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