Tag Archives: Ed Hawkins

Climate communicators in Edinburgh

It was a bit of a weekend of climate communication in Edinburgh. Yesterday morning I went along to Dynamic Earth, where the Natural Environment Research Council was hosting an event called UnEarthed. Ed Hawkins was there with a display about … Continue reading

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A new baseline?

Ed Hawkins and colleagues have a new paper called Estimating changes in global temperature since pre-industrial times, which Ed also discusses in this post. The basic suggestion seems to be that we should probably be defining pre-industrial as the period … Continue reading

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Climate sensitivity reconciled?

There’s a really interesting paper by Mark Richardson, Kevin Cowtan, Ed Hawkins, and Martin Stolpe called Reconciled climate response estimates from climate models and the energy budget of Earth. Ed already has post that explains it all very clearly, so … Continue reading

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95%, attribution, and all that!

The latest critique of consensus studies is an attempt to re-analyse the data from Verheggen et al. (2014) to suggest that the consensus amongst climate scientists is only 47%, not 97%. I only have two things to say about this. … Continue reading

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A better comparison

I thought I might briefly highlight the recent Cowtan et al. paper Robust comparison of climate models with observations using blended land air and ocean sea surface temperatures. As Ed Hawkins points out, it’s really an attempt to do an … Continue reading

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Models don’t over-estimate warming?

I thought I might write about the new paper by Jochem Marotzke and Piers Forster called Forcing, feedback and internal variability in global temperature trends. It’s already been discussed in a Carbon Brief post called claims that climate models overestimate … Continue reading

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Puerto Casado

Christopher Booker has a new article in the The Telegraph called Climategate, the sequel: How we are STILL being tricked with flawed data on global warming. The title alone should be enough to convince anyone sensible that it isn’t really … Continue reading

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Explaining the “pause”

There have been a number of recent posts discussing the supposed “pause” in the rise in global surface temperatures. For example, RealClimate, Tamino, and a guest post on Ed Hawkins’s blog. I thought it only right that I should add … Continue reading

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Lukewarmers

After the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s (GWPF) recent report by Nic Lewis and Marcel Crok (which is discussed in a post by Piers Forster on Ed Hawkins’s blog) there seem to be a couple of conclusions being drawn. Some see … Continue reading

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Sensitivities and things

I notice The Global Warming Policy Foundation has a new report by Nic Lewis and Marcel Crok called Oversensitive : how the IPCC hid the good news on global warming (you can probably find it if you want to). I … Continue reading

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