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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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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

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Gone Fishin’

In reality, I’ve got family in town for the holidays.  I’ll try to moderate comments a few times a day, though.   I’ll be back to a normal schedule on Sunday. To everyone near the path of the hurricane, Stay Safe!!! … Continue reading

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Flashback 1997 – Scientists Forecast Permanent El Ninos.

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? ? Back in 1997, the BBC reported: ? Scientists are warning that global warming could make the El Nino a permanent feature of the world’s…

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Reader Quiz

Originally posted on Real Science:
Bob Tisdale:Thanks, Mr. Goddard, I enjoyed this. When I’m done laughing, I’ll clean the iced tea from my keyboard and screen. Originally posted on Real Science: View original

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Mid-May 2014 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Update

For those visitors looking for the mid-May 2014 update, I haven’t forgotten about it.  NOAA has not uploaded the weekly Reynolds OI.v2 data for the week of May 14th yet at the NOAA NOMADS website.  When they do, I’ll be happy to … Continue reading

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Deep Ocean Warming is Coming Back to Haunt Us: Record Warmth for 2014 Likely As Equatorial Heat Rises

Originally posted on robertscribbler:
As prominent ocean researcher and climate scientist Dr. Kevin Trenberth presciently noted during recent years — an observed spike in ocean heat content over the past decade may well be coming back to haunt us. Earlier…

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Overheard At The Retirement Home

Originally posted on Real Science:
Hansen : I thought we really had them with that hot summer in 1988 Trenberth : The El Nino in 1998 sure looked like it was CO2, didn’t it? Serreze : The  2012 Arctic minimum looked like…

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How The Earth’s Temperature Looks On An AlcoholThermometer

Originally posted on suyts space:
Imagine that each red line is a line from a mercury alcohol thermometer which goes from 0 to 120° F as many thermometers do, except they typically go lower, often at about -40°F. So each…

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Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies of All Four NINO Regions Are Now Above the Threshold of an El Niño

We knew it would happen sooner rather than later. For the week centered on May 7, 2014, the sea surface temperature anomalies of the NINO3.4 region have joined the others above the +0.5 deg C threshold of an El Niño. … Continue reading

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