OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
- Robinson and Catling model closely matches data for Titan’s atmosphere
- Never Mind Rwanda, Eat Vegetables!
- An Asteroid with Rings
- Challenging Arrhenius Again
- Quote of the day
- El Hierro eruption: climatic impacts?
- Climate of FUD
- Place your bets…
- Winter rains and continental trains
- Climate change increases weather
Tag Archives: Temperatures
Guest post by Peter Morcombe Remember the case of “Silver Blaze”? Here Sherlock Holmes discusses it with a Scotland Yard detective: Gregory: “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” Holmes: “To the curious … Continue reading
I apologise up front for the title of this post, but it aptly describes the impact of this snowy spring on Britain’s hill farms. The point of this post is to show the severity of this weather event. As the … Continue reading
The contrast of the current March weather to Spring last year could hardly be a greater swing (Daily Mail: What a difference a year makes: Mother’s Day daffodils delayed by the cold weather…) to the coldest March in 50 years … Continue reading
Last week’s post (Part 1) looked at Reno, SFO and Sacramento, three relatively close-by cities at the same latitude but with varying altitude and distance from the coast. The previous post showed that: The three cities differed in their response … Continue reading
The use of anomalies is the normal defense against any critical assessment of the variability of numbers of stations across the climate record – the so-called ‘station drop-out’. The rationale is that it should not matter if stations are located … Continue reading
Well now we know, and I for one think it is worth the wait. Assuming this stands up to further scrutiny, and I have every confidence it will, this is a big deal. These are only initial thoughts. Watts et … Continue reading
How different from last year! A Green Christmas – the garden sensor is reading at least 20°C warmer than a year ago.
I was on an early train on Friday. Normally I try to work, or doze; occasionally it is nice to fall into conversation with fellow passengers. There’s something about trains that seems conducive to such behaviour. About an hour from … Continue reading
Charles Duncan has sent me a simple analysis comparing the unadjusted and adjusted versions of the data in GHCN V3. The following graphs were created in an Excel spreadsheet as anomalies for each stations ref 1940 using a First Differences … Continue reading