Oceans

Array Of Data Shows Atmospheric Temperatures In Free Fall, Ocean Surfaces Cooling Off

Schneefan at German weather and climate analysis site wobleibtdieerderwaermung.de here brings us the latest on atmospheric temperatures. First we note that the middle troposphere (7,500 meters) as measured by NASA has seen recently a sharp cooling off since the start of April: The chart shows the daily mean temperature at about 7,500 meters altitude, i.e. middle […]

Top Climate Scientist: CO2 Model Assumptions “Invalid”…”Natural Climatic Variations Dominate”!

The addition of an esteemed Norwegian climate scientist to the London-based GWPF will help bring some sobriety back to a science that has all too often been immersed in alarmism. The London-based Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) recently announced Professor Ole Humlum of Norway was joining its Academic Advisory Council. This brings another persuasive voice […]

Snow Cover, Ice Volume Growth Show Global Climate Is A Lot More Than Just "Surface Temperature"

Snow Cover, Ice Volume Growth Show Global Climate Is A Lot More Than Just “Surface Temperature”

Growing polar ice mass in a warm world? Although a number of scientists are hollering that 2017 was “among the warmest on record”, we are not seeing any manifestation of this, at least over the northern hemisphere, where ironically snow and ice have shown surprising extents. This year the northern hemisphere winter has been surprisingly […]

Uncertainty Mounts...Global Temperature Data Presentation "Flat Wrong", New Danish Findings Show

Uncertainty Mounts…Global Temperature Data Presentation “Flat Wrong”, New Danish Findings Show

Brand new scientific findings in a just published paper by Lansner and Pepke Pedersen appearing in the journal of Energy and Environment cast global warming science into more uncertainty. The findings tell us that ocean cycles and their impacts have not been adequately accounted for in computing global temperatures. BEST approach “flat wrong” The paper would […]

U. Of Colorado Boulder Sea Level Alarmism Based On Sloppy And “Faulty” Science, Veteran German Scientists Say

German scientists Dr. Sebastian Lüning (geology) and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (chemistry) say recent sea level rise paper is “alarmist” and based on sloppy, “faulty” science. =============================================== Sea level rise grossly overstated by sloppy science By Frank Bosse and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Text translated/edited by P. Gosselin) In mid February a frightening report made the rounds through the […]

Arctic Ice Volume Growth Surprises As Solar Activity Approaches Near 200-Year Low

Arctic Ice Volume Growth Surprises As Solar Activity Approaches Near 200-Year Low

Frank Bosse and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt look at the sun and oceans in their latest report here at Die kalte Sonne. The sunspot number for February 2018 was 10.6 and thus was some 30% below the meanfor this time into the cycle. At the moment solar activity is close to quiet. Solar cycle no. 24 (red) […]

1975 Documentary "The Weather Machine": Climate "Keeps Changing Gear"..."Ice Age Now Due Any Time"!

1975 Documentary “The Weather Machine”: Climate “Keeps Changing Gear”…”Ice Age Now Due Any Time”!

A documentary dubbed “The Weather Machine” produced in 1975 – long before NASA fiddled with the data – warned of an impending ice age (10:35), and maintained that the globe is cooling. Hat-tip: reader The Indomitable Snowman. The documentary attempted and succeeded at presenting the latest on climate change at the time. Changing climate accepted as normal […]

Surprise: Antarctic Ice Shelves Growing, Variations Linked To Natural Ocean Cycles, Unrelated To 'Global Warming'

Surprise: Antarctic Ice Shelves Growing, Variations Linked To Natural Ocean Cycles, Unrelated To ‘Global Warming’

A new study shows that the Antarctic Ice Shelf has been thickening – in times of global warming. Logic: Global warming cannot be the driving factor for Antarctic ice shelf mass, let alone CO2. ===================================== West Antarctic Ice Shelf: El Nino takes, La Nina gives By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by […]

Man’s Small Role…New Scientific Findings Show Pacific Tropical Storm Activity Linked To Solar And Oceanic Cycles

Tropical storms in the Pacific are strongly influenced by solar activity fluctuations and ocean cycles By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) Tropical storms have plagued humans since the start. Today we will shed some light on the activity pattern of the Pacific region. Toomey et al. 2016 examined […]

Europe Facing Coldest March In Years, Global Surface Temperatures Cool..."Bad Times" For Warming Alarmists

Europe Facing Coldest March In Years, Global Surface Temperatures Cool…”Bad Times” For Warming Alarmists

Here at NTZ we are glad to see that German weather and climate blogger Schneefan is back from his hiatus and this week he presents a couple of interesting posts, here and here. Cold to grip Europe for rest of month First he writes that the latest weather models and patterns are now pointing to an extended winter […]

40-Year Meteorologist Rejects Warming The Cause Of Brutal Cold Snaps! And: La Nina Conditions Over Entire 2018

40-Year Meteorologist Rejects Warming The Cause Of Brutal Cold Snaps! And: La Nina Conditions Over Entire 2018

At his latest Weatherbell Analytics Saturday Summary, 40-year veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi lays out what’s behind the next brutal blast of cold and snow that’s coming to North America over the next weeks: Temperature anomaly forecast for February 7 – 12, 2018, for North America. Chart: NCEP. It’s due to naturally occurring cycles, he says. Yet, […]

25 Papers: Natural Forcing Explains Why The Globe's Oceans Have Been Recently Warming AND Cooling

25 Papers: Natural Forcing Explains Why The Globe’s Oceans Have Been Recently Warming AND Cooling

  In assessing the global-scale trends in near-surface (0-20 m) ocean temperatures between 1900 and 2010, Gouretski et al. (2012) determined that the world’s oceans warmed by about 1.1°C between 1900 and 1945 (~0.24°C per decade), but then only warmed by an additional net 0.3°C between 1945 and 2010 (~0.046°C per decade), including a cooling […]

More Research Points To “Temperature Decline In The Coming Decades And Centuries”

Geologist Dr. Norman Page left a comment which I’ve decided to upgrade to a post. In it he writes solar and La Nina observations fit well with his recent paper showing that climate is controlled by natural orbital and solar activity cycles. Dr. Page is among a growing number of scientists who share the general view […]

Weak Solar Activity And La Nina Forebode Cooling Temperatures For The Months Ahead

The Sun in November 2017 By Frank Bosse and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated and edited by P Gosselin) In November the sun was unusually quiet with respect to activity. The observed sunspot number (SSN) was merely 5.7, which is only 14% of what is typically normal for month number 108 into the cycle. The current […]

400 Scientific Papers Published In 2017 Support A Skeptical Position On Climate Alarm

A Growing Volume Of Evidence Undercuts ‘Consensus’ Science Update: For a detailed response to the YouTube video criticizing our list, see: Deconstruction Of The Critical YouTube Response To Our 400+ ‘Skeptical’ Papers Compilation   During 2017, 485 scientific papers have been published that cast doubt on the position that anthropogenic CO2 emissions function as the climate’s […]

Another New Paper Dismantles The CO2 Greenhouse Effect 'Thought Experiment'

Another New Paper Dismantles The CO2 Greenhouse Effect ‘Thought Experiment’

3 Atmospheric Scientists: Greenhouse Effect Based On ‘Physically Irrelevant Assumptions’ Yet another new scientific paper has been published that questions the current understanding of the Earth’s globally averaged surface temperature and its relation to the theoretical greenhouse effect. Perhaps the most fundamental equation in climate science is the “thought experiment” that envisions what the temperature […]

Rapid ENSO Prediction Reversal: ´Now Global-Cooling La Niña Is Forecast Ahead!

Rapid ENSO Prediction Reversal: ´Now Global-Cooling La Niña Is Forecast Ahead!

Making forecasts concerning weather and climate is not an easy task. There is really much we do not understand, though some like to make you think everything is all understood and settled. This is why I get a kick out of people who claim they are able to predict decades into the future, yet have […]

New Papers: Seismic Activity Explains 1979-2016 Temperatures, ENSO Events Better Than CO2

New Papers: Seismic Activity Explains 1979-2016 Temperatures, ENSO Events Better Than CO2

Could Earth’s Shifting Plates Be Driving Modern Climate? Within the last year, Dr. Arthur Viterito (geography professor) has published multiple scientific papers documenting the significant correlation (r=0.80) between the seismic activity changes in the Earth’s high geothermal flux areas (HGFA) and both El Niño events and global temperatures. The HGFA/global temperature correlation has been found to […]

Analysis By German Scientists Concerning Hurricane Causes: More Propaganda Than Science

In the wake of Category 5 hurricanes Irma and Harvey, Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt presented an analysis of what’s behind the hurricane activity and literature at their well known Die kalte Sonne climate website. Their hope is to bring the hurricane discussion back to some rationality. The German media of course have […]

As La Nina Looms, Warmists Skid Into Panic Mode...Global Warming Pause Set To Surpass Two Decades!

As La Nina Looms, Warmists Skid Into Panic Mode…Global Warming Pause Set To Surpass Two Decades!

At this point last year global warming alarmists and global socialism politicians were as giddy and as optimistic as ever. Everything was falling into place as it looked as if nothing would prevent them from imposing their green regime. The Pope was on their side, global temperatures had been near record highs (thanks to an […]