Monthly Archives: March 2016

February 2016 Global Surface Temperature Anomalies May or May Not Have Been Highest on Record, According to the UKMO

UPDATE:  I used the phrase “may or may not” with respect to February 2016 being the warmest on record in the title and text of this post.  Nick Stokes on the thread of the cross post at WUWT advises that … Continue reading

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Why are U.S. Taxpayers Supporting Numerous Duplications of Effort in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)?

There are numerous duplications of effort in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP): from multiple U.S.-funded climate-modeling groups, to multiple producers of the same climate-related data. Why are taxpayers supporting all of those duplications of effort?

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An Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates

Date:  March 27, 2016 Subject:  Extreme Weather and Rising Sea Levels From:  Bob Tisdale – Independent Researcher/Climate Change To: United States Presidential Candidates Dear Presidential Candidates: While reading this letter, please put aside your beliefs about human-induced global warming and … Continue reading

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Series: Climate Models are NOT Simulating Earth’s Climate

This is a reference post about a recent series of blog posts that illustrated how poorly climate models simulate Earth’s climate.  I’ve also added a few other examples in this post. Those posts include:

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More Alarmist Nonsense with the Release of the Redundant* NOAA Global Temperature Data for February 2016

*Or Maybe the GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index is Redundant. In the post Alarmism Cranked Up to Absurd Level, we discussed the misleading media reports about the temporary February 2016 El Niño-related uptick in monthly global surface temperature data from the Goddard … Continue reading

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Alarmism Cranked Up to Absurd Level

With the El Niño-related uptick in the February 2016 GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index, Figure 1, alarmism has reached beyond the Spinal Tap 11 volume setting, up to 20. (For those in need of a chuckle, the YouTube video of related … Continue reading

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Global Sea Surface Temperature Responses to the 1997/98 and 2015/16 El Niño Events

Alternate Title:  Just in Case You Thought Sea Surface Temperatures around the Globe Responded Similarly to Strong El Niños This post will illustrate quite clearly that the responses of ocean surface temperatures differ noticeably with El Niño events of similar … Continue reading

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February 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

UPDATE (April 15, 2016): I discovered an error in the model-data comparison and model-data difference graphs (Figures 10 and 11) that impacted only the January 2016 values. The error has been corrected. # # # We recently discussed the February … Continue reading

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March 2016 ENSO Update – We’ll Have to Keep an Eye on the Pocket of Warm Water South of the Equator

This post provides an update of many of the ENSO-related variables we presented as part of the 2014-15 El Niño Series.  For the posts about the 2015/16 El Niño, we’ve used the evolution years of different El Niños as references … Continue reading

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February 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies for February 2016.  It was downloaded from the KNMI Climate Explorer. The contour range was set to -2.5 to +2.5 … Continue reading

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