Monthly Archives: May 2013

Watt about the CFCs?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post about a new study suggesting that global warming is caused by CFCs not carbon dioxide. It refers to a paper by Q.-B. Lu with the title Cosmic-ray-driven reaction and greenhouse effect … Continue reading

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Apparently we’re all climate skeptics now!

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post called it’s official: we’re all climate skeptics now. I assume that they mean skeptic in the sense “we’re all skeptical of the results of climate science”, rather than skeptic in some … Continue reading

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Web of “lack of” Knowledge?

There is another post over at Watts Up With That (WUWT) claiming that John Cook’s consensus paper is falling apart. They seem rather fixated by this paper, which is interesting in itself. Anyway, it’s based on a post on Bishop … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and statistics!

There’s rather a strange post over on Bishop Hill called Met Office admits claims of significant temperature rise untenable. The post discusses the Met Office’s response to a parliamentary question by Lord Donahue in which he asked …Her Majesty’s Government … Continue reading

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Is Otto et al. (2013) just simply wrong?

Addendum – 27 May 2013 Just in case you don’t get as far as the comments, the answer, unsurprisingly, to the question I pose in the title is No. I did not properly understand what one of the terms in … Continue reading

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The Transient Climate Response and the Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity

There seems to have quite a lot of dicussion recently on Watts Up With That (WUWT) about climate sensitivity, in particular the Transient Climate Response (TCR) and the Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (ECS). Some of what has been claimed on WUWT … Continue reading

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Nic Lewis on Climate Sensitivity

Nic Lewis has another post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called Updated climate sensitivity estimates using aerosol-adjusted forcings and various ocean heat uptake estimates. Basically he tries various different changes in radiative forcing and ocean heat uptake rates to … Continue reading

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