Category Archives: Natural Warming

August 2015 Update for The Blob

This post provides background information and a quick update on the naturally occurring warming event in the eastern North Pacific known as The Blob. Not just any blob, The Blob. Figure 1 Advertisements

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Early twentieth-century warming linked to tropical Pacific wind strength

From the ENSO-can-contribute-to-global-warming department, we have a new paper from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Arizona (UA). It’s Thompson et al. (2014) Early twentieth-century warming linked to tropical Pacific wind strength.  The abstract reads:

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Trenberth and Fasullo Try to Keep the Fantasy Alive

Trenberth and Fasullo published a paper “An Apparent Hiatus in Global Warming?” last week in the new online journal Earth’s Future. Judith Curry briefly introduced the paper in her December 7, 2013 post Week in review (Thanks, Judith.) From the last … Continue reading

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Will Global Warming Increase the Intensity of El Niño?

FIRST CLIMATE MODELS HAVE TO BE ABLE TO SIMULATE EL NIÑO AND LA NIÑA PROCESSES—CAPABILITIES THEY CONTINUE TO LACK AFTER DECADES OF MODELING EFFORTS (PERSONALLY, I DON’T THINK THE MODELERS ARE REALLY TRYING) BBCNews has published an article today by … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Royal Meteorological Society Regarding Dr. Trenberth’s Article “Has Global Warming Stalled?”

Update 2: A number of typos were found in this post.  I’ve corrected them here and in the pdf version. A revised pdf copy is available here.  I’ve removed the old version from WordPress. #### Note:  A typo was found and … Continue reading

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SkepticalScience Still Misunderstands or Misrepresents the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

The author of the recent SkepticalScience post Distinguishing Between Short-Term Variability and Long-Term Trends, Dana Nuccitelli, still misunderstands or misrepresents El Niño and La Niña processes.  Either way, he’s missed something. The instrument temperature record indicates that La Niñas and El Niños serve … Continue reading

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On Guemas et al (2013) “Retrospective prediction of the global warming slowdown in the past decade”

I received a number of emails about the newly published Guemas et al (2013) paper titled “Retrospective prediction of the global warming slowdown in the past decade”. It’s paywalled.  The abstract is here.  It reads: Despite a sustained production of … Continue reading

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Video – A Note about the 2013 Gallop Poll on Global Warming

The following video is a very brief introduction to the natural warming of the global oceans. For more information, refer to my illustrated essay “The Manmade Global Warming Challenge”. (42MB)

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The Natural Warming of the Global Oceans – Videos – Parts 1 & 2

INTRODUCTION TO MY WUWT-TV PRESENTATION First, I have to thank Anthony Watts for asking and allowing me to be a part of the inaugural WUWT-TV special. I’m honored, as I am every time Anthony cross posts one of my blog … Continue reading

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Introduction to My WattsUpWithThat-TV Presentation

Live feed for WUWT-TV http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wuwt-tv-live HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH First, I have to thank Anthony Watts for asking and allowing me to be a part of the inaugural WattsUpWithThat-TV special. I’m honored, as I am every time Anthony cross posts one of my … Continue reading

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