Monthly Archives: July 2013

On the Misinformation about WattsUpWithThat from the Society of Environmental Journalists

Judith Curry published an interesting blog post titled ‘Denier’ blogs. It includes an article by the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) titled Staying up-to-date on climate news.  The SEJ’s willingness to classify websites with terms like denier is telling.  Then … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Comments on the UKMO Report “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”

This is part 2 of the 3-part series. In it, we’ll discuss the recently released UK Met Office paper The recent pause in global warming (2): What are the potential causes? See the UKMO webpage here. The first post on … Continue reading

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PRELIMINARY July 2013 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Update

STANDARD OPENING PARAGRAPH The July 2013 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, August 5,, 2013. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions … Continue reading

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Advances In Climate Science Over The last Five Years

Originally posted on Real Science:
The definition of global warming used to be : Fifteen year trends of rapid mid-troposphere warming. Now it is : Isolated out of context weather events and imaginary heat disappearing into the deep ocean.

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Sea Surface Temperature and Anomalies Along the Projected Track of Tropical Storm Dorian

The National Hurricane Center announced the formation of Tropical Storm Dorian. So we’ll take look at the sea surface temperatures and anomalies along its projected storm track. See Figure 1. In it, I’ve also highlighted the coordinates of the region … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Comments on the UKMO Report about “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”

INTRODUCTION I’ve received a number of emails and requests to comment on the recently released 3-part report from the UK Met Office titled “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”. See the UKMO webpage here. This is part 1, corresponding to … Continue reading

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No Consensus among Three Global Precipitation Datasets

Global precipitation is a crucial part of our understanding of the global Water Cycle. The climate science community can’t hope predict how precipitation will change in the future without knowing how precipitation has varied in the past. The oceans are … Continue reading

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Mid-July 2013 Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Update

There’s nothing too exciting for this update. Global sea surface temperatures are at about +0.27 deg C for the week centered on July 17th, compared to the base years of 1971-2000. Weekly Global

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Why NOAA Doesn’t Comply With WMO Standards for Its Global Temperature Product

The opening paragraph of NOAA’s press release NCDC Releases June 2013 Global Climate Report begins with alarmist statistics and an error (my boldface): According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature for June 2013 tied with 2006 as the fifth … Continue reading

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June 2013 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) Temperature Anomaly Update

Initial Notes: This post contains graphs of running trends in global surface temperature anomalies for periods of 12+ and 16 years using HADCRUT4 data. They indicate that we have not seen a warming hiatus this long since about 1980. Much … Continue reading

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