Uncertainties, Errors In Radiative Forcing Estimates 10 - 100 Times Larger Than Entire Radiative Effect Of Increasing CO2

Uncertainties, Errors In Radiative Forcing Estimates 10 – 100 Times Larger Than Entire Radiative Effect Of Increasing CO2

Climate Model Errors = 20 W m-2 CO2 Climate Forcing = 0.2 W m-2 Scott Pruitt, the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has recently been characterized as a climate science “denialist” by world news organizations.   A UK Guardian headline, for example, has claimed that “EPA head Scott Pruitt denies that carbon dioxide causes global […]

30 New (2017) Scientific Papers Crush The Hockey Stick Graph And 'Global'-Scale Warming Claims

30 New (2017) Scientific Papers Crush The Hockey Stick Graph And ‘Global’-Scale Warming Claims

The Globe Has Not Been Warming . . . So Why Is It Called ‘Global’ Warming? There were at least 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers published in 2016 demonstrating that  Today’s Warming Isn’t Global, Unprecedented, Or Remarkable. As of the end of January, another 17 papers had already been published in 2017.  17 New (2017) Scientific […]

Historical Grape Harvest Dates Show Modern Temperatures No Warmer Now Than Most Of The Last 1,000 Years

Historical Grape Harvest Dates Show Modern Temperatures No Warmer Now Than Most Of The Last 1,000 Years

Grape Harvest Date Evidence: No Significant Modern Warmth Public domain photo. Source here In a late February (2017) interview on a U.S. news program, mechanical engineer Bill Nye claimed that the settled science says humans have been warming the planet at a rate that is  unnaturally and “catastrophically” fast since the year 1750 . “It’s […]

New Paper Indicates There Is More Arctic Sea Ice Now Than For Nearly All Of The Last 10,000 Years

New Paper Indicates There Is More Arctic Sea Ice Now Than For Nearly All Of The Last 10,000 Years

Solar Forcing Of Modern, Historic Arctic Sea Ice Only Slightly Less Sea Ice Now Than Little Ice Age In a new paper (Stein et al., 2017), scientists find that Arctic sea ice retreat and advance is modulated by variations in solar activity. In addition, the sea ice cover during the last century has only slightly […]

20 New Papers Affirm Modern Climate Is In Phase With Natural Variability

20 New Papers Affirm Modern Climate Is In Phase With Natural Variability

Natural Variability Dominates Climate  Last week, the newly published Gagné et al. (2017) paper received some attention  because the authors pointed out that Arctic sea ice grew substantially between 1950 and 1975, consistent with the in-phase cooling trend during that period. Gagné et al., 2017     “Updated observational datasets without climatological infilling show that there was […]

Blockbuster Paper Finds Just 15% Of CO2 Growth Since Industrialization Is Due To Human Emissions

Blockbuster Paper Finds Just 15% Of CO2 Growth Since Industrialization Is Due To Human Emissions

  CO2 Has Risen By 110 ppm Since 1750  The Human Contribution Is Just 17 ppm  Harde, 2017 Abstract: Climate scientists presume that the carbon cycle has come out of balance due to the increasing anthropogenic emissions from fossil fuel combustion and land use change. This is made responsible for the rapidly increasing atmospheric CO2 […]

Observations Show No Warming Trend, Mostly Stable Glaciers In The Himalayas...Contradicting IPCC's 'Fake News'

Observations Show No Warming Trend, Mostly Stable Glaciers In The Himalayas…Contradicting IPCC’s ‘Fake News’

IPCC Intentionally Uses Catastrophic Non-Science To Incite Policy Action “The most striking feature of the present reconstruction is the absence of any warming trend in the 20th century”     — Yadav et al., 1997 Bhattacharyya and Chaudhary, 2003 In 2007, IPCC Claimed The Himalayan Region Has Been Warming So Rapidly Its Glaciers Would ‘Disappear’ By […]

20 New Scientific Papers Link Modern Climate Trends To Solar Forcing

20 New Scientific Papers Link Modern Climate Trends To Solar Forcing

A Robust Sun-Climate Connection Increasingly Affirmed By Scientists “The emerging causal effects from SS [solar activity] to GT [global temperatures], especially for recent decades, are overwhelmingly proved”                                                         […]

Most Polar Bears Live In Canada, Where There Has Been No Net Warming For Centuries. So Why Are They Endangered?

Most Polar Bears Live In Canada, Where There Has Been No Net Warming For Centuries. So Why Are They Endangered?

Modern Polar Bear Habitat Among Coldest  Of The Last 10,000 Years Image Source: slideshare.net The habitat range for polar bears extends across the circumpolar boundaries of the Arctic Ocean, primarily inclusive of North America (Canada), coastal Greenland, and northern Russia (Siberia, Northern Europe).  However, about 70 percent —  13 of 19 subpopulations — of the Earth’s […]

More Data Manipulation By NOAA, NASA, HadCRUT...Cooling The Past, Warming the Present

More Data Manipulation By NOAA, NASA, HadCRUT…Cooling The Past, Warming the Present

Global Temperature Data Manipulation  Thousands Of Non-Urban Thermometers Removed  0.3°C Of Pause-Busting Warmth Added Since 1998 0.5°C Of Warming Removed From 1880-1950 Trend Over the course of the last few decades, overseers of the 3 main 19th century-to-present global temperature data sets — NOAA, NASA, and HadCRUT — have been successfully transforming the temperature record […]

New Paper: Glacier Melt Rates Were Up To 3 Times Greater, Faster During Early 20th Century

New Paper: Glacier Melt Rates Were Up To 3 Times Greater, Faster During Early 20th Century

75% Of Total Modern Glacier Melt Occurred Before 1950 “[T]he retreat of the glaciers after about 1925 became rapid.  It was almost entirely during the [pre-1950] twentieth century warming that the Alpine glaciers disappeared from the valley floors up into the mountains.  Similarly great retreats occurred in Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland, in the Americas, and on […]

35 Scientific Papers: Global Sea Levels Were 1 - 2 Meters Higher Than Now For Most Of The Last 7,000 Years

35 Scientific Papers: Global Sea Levels Were 1 – 2 Meters Higher Than Now For Most Of The Last 7,000 Years

CO2 Concentration Changes Do Not Drive Sea Levels From about 7000 years ago to 2000 years ago, or from the Mid- to Late-Holocene, atmospheric CO2 concentrations varied between only about 260 and 270 parts per million, or ppm.  Such low CO2 concentrations are believed to be “safe” for the planet, as they are significantly lower […]

Could A New Global Temperature Reconstruction Using Ice Cores Be More Accurate Than The Instrumental Record?

Could A New Global Temperature Reconstruction Using Ice Cores Be More Accurate Than The Instrumental Record?

Global Temperature ‘Truth’ Changes With The Times In the early 1950s, the accepted scientific truth — as determined by thermometer records available at the time — was that global mean temperatures had risen by 0.7°C between 1860 and 1940.   Willett, H. C. 1950. “Temperature Trends of the Past Century” Centenary Proc. Royal Meteorol. Soc., pp. […]

Robust Evidence NOAA Temperature Data Hopelessly Corrupted By Warming Bias, Manipulation

Robust Evidence NOAA Temperature Data Hopelessly Corrupted By Warming Bias, Manipulation

Dr. Thomas Karl recently retired as Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In 1989, Karl’s stated position was that global temperatures cooled between 1921 and 1979.   Source: RealClimateScience “Analysis of warming since 1881 shows most of the increase in global temperature happened before 1919 – before the more recent sharp rise in the […]

17 New (2017) Scientific Papers Affirm Today's Warming Is Not Global, Unprecedented, Or Remarkable

17 New (2017) Scientific Papers Affirm Today’s Warming Is Not Global, Unprecedented, Or Remarkable

The Hockey Stick Collapses (2017) A collection of 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers published in 2016 were displayed here last month in an article entitled, “The Hockey Stick Collapses: 60 New (2016) Scientific Papers Affirm Today’s Warming Isn’t Global, Unprecedented, Or Remarkable“. Each paper from the 2016 collection cast doubt on claims of an especially unusual global-scale […]

New Paper: 14 Scientists Affirm Solar Forcing, Not CO2, Is 'Dominant Control' For Modern Climate Change

New Paper: 14 Scientists Affirm Solar Forcing, Not CO2, Is ‘Dominant Control’ For Modern Climate Change

One of the oft-stated “truths” for advocates of the position that humans are predominantly responsible for climate changes is that the Sun could not have played more than a negligible role in the global warming of the last few centuries. Indeed, the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) report theorizes that the long-term solar […]

Defying IPCC Models, U.S. Blizzard Frequency Has Nearly Quadrupled Since 1960, As U.S. Continues Cooling

Defying IPCC Models, U.S. Blizzard Frequency Has Nearly Quadrupled Since 1960, As U.S. Continues Cooling

What Models Say: ♦  IPCC TAR (2001):  “Milder winter temperatures will decrease heavy snowstorms“ ♦   Kunkel et al., 2002:  “Surface conditions favorable for heavy lake-effect snow decreased in frequency by 50% and 90% for the HadCM2 and CGCM1 [models], respectively, by the late 21st Century. This reduction was due almost entirely to … an increase in […]

Massive Data Tampering Uncovered At NASA - Warmth, Cooling Disappears Due To Incompatibility With Models

Massive Data Tampering Uncovered At NASA – Warmth, Cooling Disappears Due To Incompatibility With Models

Note: Due to the very positive feedback of this post, I’ve decided to leave it up at the top spot for another day. -PG ============================================== In 1981, James Hansen was the Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.  He was also the lead author of a seminal paper published in the prestigious journal Science entitled […]

Scientists Find Climate's 'Cause Of Causes'...Highest Solar Activity In 4000 Years Just Ended...Cooling Begins In 2025

Scientists Find Climate’s ‘Cause Of Causes’…Highest Solar Activity In 4000 Years Just Ended…Cooling Begins In 2025

“It is generally accepted that the climate warms during periods of strong solar activity (e.g., the Medieval Warm Period) and cools during periods of low solar activity (e.g., the Little Ice Age).” — Lyu et al., 2016 Graph Source: WoodForTrees.org Scientists are increasingly tuning out the claims that the Earth’s temperatures are predominantly shaped by […]

Smackdown: AMS Paper Exposes Media, Scientists As Falsely Hyping Human Attribution In Extreme Weather Events

Smackdown: AMS Paper Exposes Media, Scientists As Falsely Hyping Human Attribution In Extreme Weather Events

Source: http://www.woodfortrees.org/plot/rss/from:2015.4/to:2017.1/plot/rss/from:2015.4/to:2017.1/trend “Climate models are unable to predict extreme events because they lack spatial and temporal resolution. In addition, there is no clear evidence that sustained or worldwide changes in extreme events have occurred in the past few decades.”    —- IPCC AR4 (2007) Section 8.3.9.3  Page 232 According to no less of an authority than […]