Tag Archives: surface temperatures

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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Global energy accumulation

There’s a recent post on uknowispeaksense that presents a video by Hank Green, arguing that global warming is a crappy name. It reminded me that I’d written before about why the term global warming can be misleading (here too). There … Continue reading

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Has there been a “pause”?

Reiner Grundmann, who is a Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Nottingham, yesterday tweeted the following statement and question. I think climate scientists should make up their mind: either there is a ‘pause’ in temp rise … Continue reading

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“Global warming” vs “Global heating”

I was a little surprised by some of the views expressed in the comments on my previous post. I had assumed that it was fairly obvious that the term “global warming” should really be used to refer to the overall … Continue reading

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Andrew Neil and Ed Davey

Unfortunately my holiday cottage has Wi-Fi, so I haven’t been able to completely ignore what’s been going on in the outside world. I can’t quite resist, therefore, commenting on Andrew Neil’s interview with Ed Davey. Andrew Neil is the host … Continue reading

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