Tag Archives: A minimal model for climate sensitivity

Model tuning

Came across a very interesting paper on the art and science of climate model tuning. Based on the comments here, it appears that some are interpreting this as confirming their claims that climate models are tuned to give preferred results. … Continue reading

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Bayesian estimates of climate sensitivity

Thanks to Bill Shockley I’ve been made aware of new paper by James Annan about recent developments in Bayesian estimation of climate sensitivity. It covers many things I’ve been wondering about, so I found it very interesting. I don’t need … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on climate sensitivity

Semyorka posted a comment on my previous post that highlighted a paper that I had’t seen before. The paper is Global atmospheric downward longwave radiation over land surface under all-sky conditions from 1973 to 2008 which tries to determine (as … Continue reading

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2+2=4, therefore Einstein is wrong!

This is a post I’d thought of writing for a while, but given the small furore over the error in the recent Cawley et al. (2015) paper, I thought I’d do so now. Let me first explain my title (which … Continue reading

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