Tag Archives: surface temperatures

Guest post: Surface and Satellite Discrepancy

This is a guest post by Steven Mosher, whose previous guest post was about skeptics demanding adjustments. This one is about discrepancies between surface temperature and satellite temperature datasets. I don’t really need to say more. Guest post: Surface and … 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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No “pause”?

I wasn’t going to write a whole post on this, but what I thought I would do is simply provide links to those that have. Doug’s McNeall’s blog. RealClimate. International Surface Temperature Initiative. BBC, with – IMO – a sensible … Continue reading

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Climate change by numbers

I watched the much-hyped BBC4 show climate change by numbers and thought it was pretty good. It covered 3 basic numbers; why we think global surface temperatures have risen by 0.85oC since 1880, why we’re 95% (or more) sure that … Continue reading

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Are feedbacks operating?

I’ve been pondering today if being anonymous means that others think it’s okay to be rude and unpleasant, or if they are simply rude and unpleasant. I’m tending towards the latter and have seen nothing to convince me otherwise. A … Continue reading

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Assessing global warming

I haven’t really tackled anything specifically physicsy for a while so I thought I might comment on a recent post on Judith Curry’s blog that was pointed out to me by Very Tall Guy. It’s a guest post by Roger … Continue reading

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Global Temperature: the Post-1998 Surprise

Originally posted on Open Mind:
Given how rapidly global temperature was rising prior to 1998, what’s the most surprising thing about global temperature since 1998? Most who call themselves “skeptics” of global warming would probably say “No global warming since…

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