Tag Archives: Global warming

The GWPF is funny

Well, no, not really, but sometimes all you can do is larf. They’ve released a new report called Statistical forecasting: How fast will future warming be?. It is by Terence Mills, a statistics professor who specialises in Time Series analysis, … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse effect: an illustration

I thought I would quickly highlight this Realclimate post which is intended to be the best description of the Greenhouse effect. It’s written by Ramus Benestad, the author of this paper. The main reason I wanted to highlight it was … Continue reading

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World’s oceans

I’m travelling today, so have a bit of time to briefly comment on this recent paper by Glecker et al. which suggests that Industrial-era global ocean heat uptake doubles in recent decades. One of the key results – shown in … Continue reading

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5000 GtC

The advantage of working at a university, is that you get the opportunity to attend interesting seminars, especially if Kit Carruthers reminds you (on which note, I also discovered that Kit submitted his PhD thesis last month). The talk today … Continue reading

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Kevin Anderson – The Ostrich or the Phoenix

Before I write the second part of my discussion on drawing down atmospheric CO2, I thought I would promote this comment to a post. It’s highlighting a recent talk (video at the end of this post) by Kevin Anderson, Professor … Continue reading

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Julia Slingo on BBC Radio 4

I just wanted to post this youtube clip of Julia Slingo – Chief Scientist at the UK Met Office – being interviewed on BBC Radio 4 about how 2015 and 2016 are likely to be the hottest years on record. … Continue reading

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Michael Mann and Bill Maher

Given that some are promoting a despicable book about Michael Mann (you can read Greg Laden or Sou’s posts if you want some context) I thought I might post this recent Bill Maher interview with Michael Mann. It’s short and … Continue reading

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