Monthly Archives: December 2013

PRELIMINARY December 2013 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Update

GENERAL NOTES – BOILERPLATE The December 2013 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, January 6,, 2014. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked … Continue reading

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Season Greetings!

Enjoy your holidays!

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Mid-December 2013 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

Global sea surface temperature anomalies are at about +0.19 deg C for the week centered on December 18th, compared to the base years of 1971-2000. Weekly Global

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Celebrated Physicist Calls IPCC Summary ‘Deeply Unscientific’

A great post, Donna. Thanks. Big Picture News, Informed Analysis Former CERN official says 65 prominent IPCC authors have abandoned “scientific rigour.” Among the documents recently submitted to a UK Parliamentary committee, a live grenade nestles in the straw. It was … Continue reading

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Climate Prat of 2013 – We have a winnah!

Originally posted on Pointman's:
Unlike last year, the available selection this one has been noticeably thin. A lot of the usual prats have been smart enough to pick up on the winds of change and are quietly deserting the…

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Greg Laden Once Again Expresses Something Other Than Fact

In a recent visit to Steve Goddard’s blog, I came across the post Climate Scientists Always Trying To Rewrite Their Own History.  It’s about a Tweet by Greg Laden, in which Laden states: .@LesJohnsonHrvat @SteveSGoddard @PeterGleick AGW Models do NOT predict … Continue reading

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November 2013 Russian “Hotspot” – Alarmists Are Overlooking Something

UPDATE:  Corrected the typo in Figure 3. 1988 now correctly reads 1989. # # # There’s lots of blogosphere chatter about the warm temperatures in Russia in November 2013.  In their global State of the Climate Report this month, NOAA … Continue reading

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If Manmade Greenhouse Gases Are Responsible for the Warming of the Global Oceans…

…then why do the vertical mean temperature anomalies (NODC 0-2000 meter data) of the Pacific Ocean as a whole and of the North Atlantic fail to show any warming over the past decade, a period when ARGO floats have measured … Continue reading

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

In addition to their monthly global land-ocean temperature index (LOTI) data, GISS also lists quarterly and two annual (December to November and January to December) data. (Source here.)  The annual GISS December to November LOTI data for 1998 to 2013 … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Executive Producers of YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY

(UPDATE:  Added Subject Line to Memo Header) December 15, 2013 Subject: Concerns about Upcoming Series Years of Living Dangerously From:  Bob Tisdale To: James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daniel Abbasi, Joel Bach, David Gelber, Solly Granatstein, Maria Wilhelm CC:  Jessica … Continue reading

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