Tag Archives: Piers Forster

ECS from a modified energy balance approach

Andrew Dessler’s paper (technically Dessler and Forster), which he mentioned in this comment, has now appeared as a pre-print. Essentially, they use an energy balance approach to estimate equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS), but – as I mentioned in this post … 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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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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