Sea Heat 2

The subject of this post isn’t the only new research on how ocean heat content has changed. Zanna et al. have taken a new approach to estimating it based on sea surface temperature history. Of course knowing sea surface temperature…

Gavin Explains It All

Well, Eli is retired so he is outsourcing to Gavin Schmidt who,explained it all in a series of tweets with the BlackPhysicists Tweeter.  They actually, between them had a real conversation of value, which Eli here unrolls.  Below the BlackPhysicists…

Climate Change: When Nature Roars

A new voice has taken center stage in the argument over what to do, if anything, about man-made climate change. Although clear for decades, the science is easily obscured by clever propogandists. But thanks to this new advocate, things have…

Sea Heat

Just a quick note, that when it comes to the heat that’s been building up in the oceans, Zeke Hausfather got right to the point: He’s one of the authors of a new paper (Cheng et al. 2018) which brings…

New research, January 1-6, 2019

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change Temperature, precipitation, wind Spatial modelling of summer climate indices based on local climate zones: expected changes in the future climate of Brno, Czech Republic Comparison of the…

Fact mongering

I thought I would highlight an essay that some of my regulars might find of interest. It’s by Adam Briggle in Issues in Science and Technology and is about Fear mongering and fact mongering. The article is essentially about responsible…

We have 12 years

Patrick Brown has a recent blog post about whether, or not, the IPCC claims that we have 12 years to avoid catastrophic global warming. As his post highlights, there are a number of problems with this claim. Firstly, the IPCC…

Global Warming Comes to Your Town

Like most people, I live on land, not at sea. I even live in the northern hemisphere. Global warming isn’t the same everywhere. In particular, it’s happening faster on land areas than over the oceans. While the globe as a…