Monthly Archives: May 2014

SkepticalScience Needs to Update their Escalator

The SkepticalScience animation The Escalator has been around for a couple of years, and it has appeared in dozens of their posts and in blog posts by other carbon dioxide-obsessed alarmists.  Their intent with The Escalator animation was to show … Continue reading

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PRELIMINARY May 2014 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Update

NINO REGION SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES The sea surface temperatures of the equatorial Pacific are elevated. The following are the weekly sea surface temperature anomalies for the 4 most-often-used NINO regions for the week of May 21st.  From west to … Continue reading

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Changes to the Monthly Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Updates

The monthly sea surface temperature anomaly updates for the past few years have included, among others, a breakdown of the global oceans into two subsets: East Pacific Ocean (Recent graph here) Atlantic-Indian-West Pacific Oceans; a.k.a. the Rest of the World … Continue reading

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Reader Quiz

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

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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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The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 9 – Kevin Trenberth is Looking Forward to Another “Big Jump”

In a recent interview, Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Senior Scientist, from NCAR said the upcoming 2014/15 El Niño might shift global surface temperatures upwards by 0.2 to 0.3 deg C to further the series of upward steps.  Curiously, Trenberth is continuing … 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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April 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Initial Notes:  This is the first monthly update to include lower troposphere temperature (TLT) anomaly data. To make this post as timely as possible, only GISS LOTI and the two lower troposphere temperature datasets are for the most current month.  … Continue reading

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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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