Category Archives: The Pause

More on the Lewandowsky and Oreskes Co-Authored Paper Risbey et al. (2014)

In this post, we’ll discuss more inconsistencies in the recently published paper Risbey et al. (2014).  These are major flaws in the paper…above and beyond the faults and curiosities discussed in the last post.   As you’ll recall, that paper–about climate … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Model Failings, El Nino-La Nina Processes, Model-Data Comparison SST, Model-Data LOST, The Halt In Global Warming, The Pause | 3 Comments

Lewandowsky and Oreskes Are Co-Authors of a Paper about ENSO, Climate Models and Sea Surface Temperature Trends (Go Figure!)

UPDATE 2:  Animation 1 from this post is happily displaying the differences between the “Best” models and observations in the first comment at a well-known alarmist blog. Please see update 2 at the end of this post. # # # … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, Model-Data Comparison SST, The Halt In Global Warming, The Pause | 67 Comments

Open Letter to Kevin Trenberth – NCAR

Date: January 31, 2014 Subject:  Your Blog Post at SkepticalScience and an Invitation from WattsUpWithThat From:  Bob Tisdale To: Kevin Trenberth – NCAR Dear Kevin: I note that you were co-author of the SkepticalScience blog post Warming oceans consistent with … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, Ocean Heat Content Problems, The Halt In Global Warming, The Pause | 21 Comments

Comments on the Nature Article “Climate Change: The Case of the Missing Heat”

UPDATE: I finished writing this post and published it at my blog Climate Observations about the same time that Don Easterbrook’s post Cause of ‘the pause’ in global warming was published at WattsUpWithThat. This post includes an overview of the mistakes … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, El Nino-La Nina Processes, PDO, The Pause | 37 Comments

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

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, Natural Warming, Ocean Heat Content Problems, Tamino, The Pause | 13 Comments

Video: Comments on Human-Induced Global Warming – Episode 2 – Introduction to the Halt in Global Warming

This is the second in a series of videos that examines hypothetical human-induced global warming and claims made by global warming enthusiasts. As noted in the title, it presents an introduction to the halt—a.k.a. the hiatus, the pause—in global warming. … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Model Problems, The Pause, Video | 6 Comments

Another Peer-Reviewed Paper Predicting the Cessation of Global Warming Will Last At Least Another Decade

A few days ago, the Georgia Tech press release for Wyatt and Curry (2013) included a quote from Marcia Wyatt, who said the stoppage in global warming “could extend into the 2030s”.  (See the WattsUpWithThat post here and Judith Curry’s post … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation, North Atlantic Oscilllation, The Pause | 10 Comments

Another Paper Blames ENSO for the Warming Hiatus

UPDATE 2 (Aug 29, 2013): If you haven’t seen Judith Curry’s post about Kosaka and Xie (2013), it is very much worth a read: http://judithcurry.com/2013/08/28/pause-tied-to-equatorial-pacific-surface-cooling/ # # # The recently published climate model-based paper Recent global-warming hiatus tied to equatorial … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, The Pause | 15 Comments

Part 2 – Comments on the UKMO Report “The Recent Pause in Global Warming”

This is part 2 of the 3-part series. In it, we’ll discuss the recently released UK Met Office paper The recent pause in global warming (2): What are the potential causes? See the UKMO webpage here. The first post on … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, The Pause | 11 Comments