Daily Archives: October 30, 2010

Sea Level Challenge

Calling all reality deniers, who live inside computer models. Here is your chance to prove that sea level is rising rapidly. https://www.sandiegohistory.org/timeline/images/80-2860.jpg See the rock island  inside the circle at The Cove Beach, La Jolla California? I am well acquainted … Continue reading


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The Pinocchio Syndrome

More humour via Romm : Well funded, professional disinformation campaign? ROFLMAO  Sowing confusion? Uncontroversial among experts?  Tell that to Judith Curry, Hal Lewis, Freeman Dyson, Richard Lindzen, Fred Singer …..

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I’m Super Serial – It Never Happened

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Election Day Forecast

Looks like the Eastern blue states are going to be very blue. I’m hoping Colorado reverts to its natural red as well. http://wxmaps.org/pix/temp1.html Nice cool marathon weather for New York next weekend.

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ENSO vs HadCrut Adjusted For Volcanoes

Reader “J” suggested that I try out HadCrut with volcanic adjustments. I used Dr. Hansen’s paper about volcanic effects as a guideline for the eruptions of El Chichón and Pinatubo. The green line above is the five year running mean … Continue reading

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Hot Topic Thinks The Arctic And Greenland Is Still Warming

GISS trends for the most recent five years.  

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PDO vs. HadCrut

HadCrut in black. Five year running mean of the PDO in blue/red. When the PDO is dominantly positive, temperatures warm. When the PDO is negative, they don’t. I wonder why Hansen/Tamino choose to cherry pick the start date of the … Continue reading

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Relationship Between PDO and ENSO

The graph above plots the five year running mean of the PDO (turquoise line) on top of the five year running mean ENSO (red and blue.)  When the PDO is negative, La Niña dominates. When the PDO is positive, El … Continue reading

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Climate Science Denial Part 1

This is rich. Every article I write using this NCAR (National Center For Atmospheric Research) graph from the 1970s, gets filled with comments that “no real climate scientists believed the globe was cooling.” WTF? Any child with basic graph reading … Continue reading

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Response To “Hot Topic”

I wrote an article for SPPI a couple of weeks ago titled “To a Geologist, “The Past is Key to the Future.” I got some good feedback from it, none more flattering than being compared to Lord Monckton by Hot … Continue reading

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