Monthly Archives: April 2015

New UAH Lower Troposphere Temperature Data Show No Global Warming for More Than 18 Years

Dr. Roy Spencer introduced the updated and much corrected UAH atmospheric temperature data in his blog post Version 6.0 of the UAH Temperature Dataset Released: New LT Trend = +0.11 C/decade.  The new temperature anomaly data for the lower troposphere, … Continue reading

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Very Brief El Niño Update – End of April 2015

The weekly sea surface temperature anomalies for the four NINO regions across the equatorial Pacific were at or above the +1.0 deg C threshold of a moderate El Niño, based on data for the week centered on April 22, 2015.

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The 2014/15 El Niño Series Posts

The 2014/15 El Niño Series included numerous discussions about the basic processes that drive El Niño events, especially early on in the series.  This post only lists the titles of the posts but they give the general idea of the … Continue reading

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North Pacific Update: The Blob’s Strengthening Suggests It’s Not Ready to Depart

This post provides an update of the unusual warming event in the sea surface temperatures of the eastern extratropical North Pacific…what is now regularly called “The Blob”.  It does not appear to be ready to depart anytime soon.  See the … Continue reading

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U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Obama’s UN Climate Pledge Today at 10AM Eastern

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology are holding a hearing today starting at 10am (Eastern) titled The President’s UN Climate Pledge: Scientifically Justified or a New Tax on Americans?  The webpage with link to … Continue reading

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March 2015 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through March 2015 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through February 2015—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS … Continue reading

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Open Letter to U.S. Senators Ted Cruz, James Inhofe and Marco Rubio

UPDATE:  See the correction to the number of models under the heading of REDUNDANCY:  WHY ARE TAXPAYERS FUNDING 5 CLIMATE MODELS IN THE U.S.? ### Date:  April 14, 2015 Subject: Questions about Climate Model-Based Science From:  Bob Tisdale – Independent … Continue reading

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March 2015 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

INITIAL NOTE:  I’ll provide an update on the North Pacific blob soon. MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies for March 2015.  It was downloaded from the … Continue reading

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NOAA ENSO Model Now Forecasting a Supercalifragilistic El Niño for 2015/16 Season

First: Congratulations to the teeny-tiny 2014/15 El Niño.  It’s now official. NOAA included it as an “official warm event” on their Oceanic NINO Index this week. NOAA’s CFS.v2 model (dated April 9, 2015, source here) is now forecasting a strong … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Sun’s Video Interview with Freeman Dyson

The Vancouver Sun recently published a video interview with “Princeton University’s preeminent” theoretical physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson, as part of their “Conversation that Matters” series hosted by Stuart McNish.  (Correction: Freeman Dyson is a professor emeritus of the Institute for … Continue reading

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