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"The models are running too hot. The flat trend in global surface temperatures may continue for another decade or two." -- Judith Curry,

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"There's no debate about the greenhouse effect, just like there's no debate about gravity. If someone throws a piano off the roof, I don't care what Sarah Palin tells you, get out of the way because it's coming down on your head."Funny -- except for the very end, which kind of ruins it. I don't think there's any

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As I've written about before, since moving to Salem, Oregon I get a lot of ice spikes

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After writing this post, I went looking around a bit to see what's in the literature.I came across Canadell et al, PNAS (2007), which gives the results

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In British Columbia. I read that the larger tree is a "nurse log."

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It's not even May yet, but at least one city in India has reached dangerous wet bulb temperatures.A WBT of 30-35°C is dang

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In the wake of the recent CO2 fertilization/greening world paper (I think this is good coverage of what it means, which is not "hallelujah"), And Then There's Physics 

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There are a bunch of especially interesting papers in tonight's table of contents from Geophysical Research Letters. I haven't read any of them yet, but am posting them because (1) some pertain to things being discussed back on

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I assembled this for something I'm working on:

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Remember that dip in total solar irradiance (TSI) that had some people excited last week?It's gone. It w

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Today: Earth

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This month's data -- temperatures, global, land and sea; lower troposphere up to lower stratosphere, sea ice extent and volume, Mauna Loa CO2 and all the ocean indices -- are now out, except for HadCRUT4 and, then, Cowtan & Way. They're always about two weeks later than GISS and NOAA.To me, the most astonish

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More about the Egan and Mullin paper discussed here, concluding "in the United States from 1974 to 2013, the weather conditions experienced by t

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Nature just published a paper that isn't very surprising, but will be at least a little confusing to those who are concerned about anthropogenic global warming, and immediately and loudly exploited by "skeptics." I suspect it is going to be difficult for those concerned about AGW to counter.

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See this post for background.... The 0.7 W/m2 dip or so was from this sunspot, Greg Kopp of LASP tells me: "This is the Sun about a week ago when

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The WUWT crowd are excited because of this graph:

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Imagine if this letter from Albert Einstein to Marie Curie had been stolen by thieves and dropped into today's public domain.The disrespect! The manufactured controversy! Einstein calls the uninformed of the time "reptiles." Morano would bo

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Judith Curry just highlighted something from somebodies on some blog which (naturally) she agree with:"In ou

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NYT:"Mr. Blankenship was a hard-driving executive who demanded productivity reports every 30 minutes. He retired after the explosion with a $12 million golden parachute. “This game is about money,” he was heard emp

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"We often talked about bulls and bull-fighters. I had stopped at the Montoya for several years. We never talked for very long at a time. It was simply the pleasure of discovering what we each felt. Men would come in from distant towns and before they left Pamplona stop and talk for a few minutes with Montoya abo

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Oregon Climate (@ORClimateSvc)

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Gavin Schmidt (@ClimateOfGavin)

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So this year's Arctic sea ice extent was a record low of 14.58 Mkm2, just 0.1% below the previous record, which was last year at 14.60 Mkm2. (NSIDC data:

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An article on Forbes.com a year ag

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I guess I thought the Student's t-test got its name because it was basic and useful to students. But it's nothing like that at all:

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Climate deniers have no shame.At least, Dr. Norman Page has none. After a 2012 prediction that was disastrously wrong, the Doctor is back

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“In the end, when you see what can be done in the name of God, it makes you wonder what is left for the devil.” -- a handwritten note on the makeshift memorial for this week's bombings in Brussels,

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