Monthly Archives: May 2015

Eric Rignot on climate action

I thought I would post this short interview with Eric Rignot. I found it here, but I think it originates from Climate denial crock of the week. I won’t say much about what he says, but he does make the … Continue reading

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Hmmm, entering a cooling phase?

I thought I would briefly comment on a recent paper by McCarthy et al. called Ocean impact on decadal Atlantic climate variability revealed by sea-level observations. The paper seems to be suggesting that the Atlantic MultiDecadal Oscillation (AMO) may be … Continue reading

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Guest post: Nothing New Under the Sun

This is a guest post from John Russell. I won’t describe what it says as it speaks for itself, but it is quite remarkable that our basic understanding of how CO2 will influence our climate has changed little in the … Continue reading

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Forcings and feedbacks

After my lengthy exchange with Roger Pielke Sr, I thought I might write a quick post about forcings and feedbacks. I thought I might also comment on this tweet from Roger “I also don’t think that the term forcing in … Continue reading

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Swallow on a line

It’s been a really amazing day today, and I’ve been out doing some general sight-seeing with some visitors. One of the visitors was getting rather tired of us pointing out what a nice day it was, but it’s hard not … Continue reading

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Watt about Roger’s questions?

I haven’t done a Watt about post for quite some time, so thought I would repeat it just this once. Roger Pielke Sr has guest post on Watts Up With That claiming to present seven very inconvenient questions that Gavin … Continue reading

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Lukewarmers – a follow up

I was reading (don’t ask me why) Ben Pile’s analysis of this whole Lukewarmer issue. If anyone wants an illustration of why I said things like Apparently being a Lukewarmer also means that if you can’t actually find an explicit … Continue reading

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