Tag Archives: Kevin Trenberth

Weather, or climate change?

I start teaching again tomorrow, so it’s going to be a busy few months and posting will probably be light. I also don’t really have much to say at the moment, but that will probably change :-). I did, however, … Continue reading

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Full-depth OHC

Since my holiday is now over, I thought I might briefly comment on a recent paper by Cheng et al., called Observed and simulated full-depth ocean heat-content changes for 1970–2005. John Abraham, one of the authors, has already discussed it … Continue reading

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On the coming El Nino

Given that I’ve written about this before I thought I may as well post this short video of Kevin Trenberth talking about the possibility of an El Niño later this year. According to Kevin Trenberth, it’s not so much if … Continue reading

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FFS Roger, it’s an analogy

Roger Pielke Sr. has a guest post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called a comment on Kevin Trenberth’s interview on February 17 2014 – an example of misrepresenting climate science. He’s referring to an interview in which the interviewees … Continue reading

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The missing heat

It seems that a number of people are talking about a recent Nature News Feature that discusses missing heat, or why surface temperatures have risen slowly for the last 16 years or so. An explanation for the supposed “hiatus” that … Continue reading

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A new observational constraint on the ECS

I wanted to just quickly write a post about something Dana highlighted in his recent Guardian article, global warming is unpaused and stuck on fast-forward. The article discusses the recent paper by Trenberth & Fasullo (2013) that considers whether we … Continue reading

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A lower climate sensitivity from Ring et al.

I was wondering if anyone had any particular insights into the Ring et al. (2012) paper Causes of the Global Warming Observed since the 19th Century? The study use a simple climate model (SCM) to model the change in global … Continue reading

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There’s been no pause in global warming!

I discovered this over at Climate Denial Crock of the Week, but thought I would also post it here. It’s very good video explaining why there has been no pause in global warming. I think it explains the basic science … Continue reading

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Kevin and his tricks!

Lucia over at The Blackboard has a couple of recent posts about Kevin Trenberth, called Trenberth’s missing trends and Trenberth’s Trick. These posts refer to a recent article by Kevin Trenberth called has global warming stalled? So what does Lucia … Continue reading

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Has global warming stalled?

A particular theme of mine on this blog has been that using temperature anomaly data alone to determine if global warming has stopped or not is simplistic and ignores indicators of global warming. These are reductions in the volume of … Continue reading

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