Monthly Archives: December 2016

Wisconsin DNR Revises Position on Climate Change: Removes Caused by “Human Activities” from Great Lakes Webpage

Lee Bergquist opens his article DNR purges climate change from webpage at the Wisconsin Journal Sentinal (my brackets): The state Department of Natural Resources recently scrubbed language from an agency web page on the Great Lakes that said humans and … Continue reading

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Phil Jones Steps Down

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? h/t Dave Ward ? ? http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/uea_s_climatic_unit_director_steps_down_1_4829565 ? One down! ? Climatologist Prof Phil Jones, who was at the centre of the Climategate row over hacked emails,…

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A Couple of Holiday Wishes for All

May peace reign in our souls. May joy overwhelm our hearts. May enthusiasm rule our days. Cheers Bob Tisdale

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Our Ignorance is Breathtaking – We Should be Humble

Originally posted on Big Picture News, Informed Analysis:
We humans consistently miss the big picture. The world is improving dramatically, but our brains are addicted to worry and fear. Last week’s edition of Nature includes a highly readable article about…

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The latest climate ‘conspiracy theory’

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Judith Curry Guess who the new climate ‘conspiracy theorists’ are? When I first saw this published in the WaPo, I thought it was a joke: Why I’m trying to preserve federal climate data before Trump…

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

This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS through November 2016 and HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC) through October 2016—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere … Continue reading

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November 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 November 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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Early December 2016 La Niña Update: Mixed Signals from NOAA and BOM

Note: See Update at the end of the post. # # # Last month on November 10, NOAA issued a La Niña Advisory, indicating weak La Niña conditions existed and that those conditions were “slightly favored to persist (~55% chance) … Continue reading

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