Category Archives: CAGW Proponent Arguments

More Curiosities about NOAA’s New “Pause Busting” Sea Surface Temperature Dataset

UPDATE 2: KNMI added the HadNMAT2 data to their Climate Explorer, so we no longer have to rely on my replication of data from a graph. See the update before the closing. # # # UPDATE: I was just informed … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, NOAA ERSST.v4, SST Dataset Info, The Pause | 71 Comments

NOAA/NCDC’s new ‘pause-buster’ paper: a laughable attempt to create warming by adjusting past data

This is a cross post from WattsUpWithThat. Did SNL’s Tommy Flanagan Oversee the New Surface Temperature Data? By Bob Tisdale and Anthony Watts, commentary from Dr. Judith Curry follows There is a new paper published the journal Science about the … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, Hiatus, NCDC, NOAA ERSST.v4 | 61 Comments

Climate Propaganda from the Australian Academy of Science

The Australia Academy of Science has recently published a Q&A about human-induced global warming titled The science of climate change.  Their press release is here.  Examples from around the blogosphere:

Posted in Alarmism, CAGW Proponent Arguments, Climate Model Failings | 4 Comments

Researchers Find Northeast Pacific Surface Warming (1900-2012) Caused By Changes in Atmospheric Circulation, NOT Manmade Forcings

UPDATE:  See the update at the end of the post. # # # This is a revisit of a paper already discussed in the WUWT post Surprising PNAS paper: CO2 emissions not the cause of U.S. West Coast warming.  We’re … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, SST Update, The Blob | 13 Comments

Arguments For and Against Human-Induced Ocean Warming

UPDATE: Corrected the percentage of ocean heat loss though evaporation. Update 2: I added a link to a post by Willis Eschenbach at the end, and I corrected a typo. # # # Ocean heat content and vertically averaged temperature … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropogenic Ocean Warming, CAGW Proponent Arguments, Ocean Heat Content Problems, Ocean Processes | 8 Comments

The Tempering Effect of the Oceans on Global Warming

There are now 2 UPDATES at the end of the post. # # # This post presents a very simple way to illustrate the tempering effect of the oceans on global warming. The idea for this simple presentation came from … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, More On Series | 10 Comments

Silly Headline of the Day – NYT: Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park

And the opening of the NewYorkTimes article reads: GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. — What will they call this place once the glaciers are gone? My suggestions are at the end of the post.

Posted in Alarmism, CAGW Proponent Arguments | 4 Comments

Finally Some Reality from RealClimate – But, Unfortunately, They Remained Unreal about Some Things

The post Ocean heat storage: a particularly lousy policy target + Update at RealClimate finally presented a few realities of the global-warming metric known as ocean heat content—realities we have discussed numerous times.  But they weren’t completely open about it … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, Ocean Depth Averaged Temperature, Ocean Heat Content Problems | 5 Comments

Open Letter to Miriam O’Brien of HotWhopper (a.k.a. Sou)

UPDATE: Miriam responded in depth (?). See update at end of post for links. # # # Date: October 5, 2014 Subject: Thank You for Admitting You Were Clueless From: Bob Tisdale – Climate Observations and Regular Contributor at WattsUpWithThat … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, HotWhopper | 31 Comments

A Note on the 50-50 Attribution Argument between Judith Curry and Gavin Schmidt

Judith Curry and Gavin Schmidt are arguing once again about how much of the global warming we’ve experienced since 1950 is attributable to human-induced global warming.  Judith’s argument was presented in her post The 50-50 argument at ClimateEtc (where this … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, Climate Model Failings, Model-Data LOST | 8 Comments