Author Archives: Bob Tisdale

About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.

RSS Global Lower Troposphere Temperature Data for 2016 Confirm Results from UAH

That is, for 2016, the Temperatures of Earth’s Atmosphere Nearest to Its Surface Were an Insignificant 0.02 Deg C Higher than the Previous El Niño-Related High in 1998. Advertisements

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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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The Politicization of Climate Science Is NOT a Recent Phenomenon

There’s lots of yacking around the blogosphere and mainstream media about President-elect Donald Trump politicizing climate science. But it’s nothing new. Climate science became a tool for pushing political agendas almost 3 decades ago. In 1988, the United Nations, a … Continue reading

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