So, the bad news is that it is looking increasingly likely that the world will experience a very strong El Nino event this 2014-2015 winter (winter in the N. hemisphere, summer down under).Â There is even talk of a super-El Nino, one to rival 1998's phenomenal event.Â Lots of good information on that here at … Continue reading Bad news, good news, bad news.
I have tried to make it quite clear a few times that regardless of no new record, there is no evidence that the underlying rising trend in global surface temperatures has reversed or stopped. But absent a short term rising trend the inattentive public is very vulnerable to disengenouous denialists claiming warming is over (did … Continue reading So when will we get a new temperature record?
Just a quick update on my recent post noting Roger Pielke's lack of integrity: Roger makes a note of my post and John Fleck's and adds this underhanded toss-off line: Hansen's forecast "did not survive the peer review process" and so did not "appear in PNAS". Of course, the alledged "prediction" of a super El … Continue reading Update on Prometheus on Hansen Again (Again)
I have made it pretty clear before that I am no fan of Roger Pielke Jr. Everytime I stick my nose in there the smell seems to get a little worse. His latest effort at sabotaging productive discourse on climate science and policy is a really low blow, putting to rest any lingering hopes one … Continue reading Pielke Jr: How low can he go?
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:Global temperatures have been trending down since 1998. Global Warming is over.Answer: At the time, 1998 was a record high year in both the CRU and the NASA … Continue reading Warming Stopped in 1998