Tag Archives: Climate change

Empirical models and decadal forecasts

I noticed Anthony Watts and Judith Curry getting quite excited by a new paper from Emma Suckling and Leonard Smith called An Evaluation of Decadal Probability Forecasts from State-of-the-Art Climate Models. The paper was basically a comparison of an ensemble … Continue reading

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Myles Allen’s proposal to bury the carbon problem

A guest post by Rachel ———————————— Because Wotts is very busy at the moment and because I’m quite keen for a post about Myles Allen’s proposal to bury carbon and because Wotts, I think, has quite different views to me … Continue reading

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Watt about the CO2 residence time?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a recent post by Christopher Monckton called On CO2 residence times – the chicken or the egg. Ths post discusses the bombtest curve shown in the figure below. This curve shows the decay of … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley on Optimism

Like Sou, I too watched the video of Matt Ridley in Oz. My first thought was fairly similar to the first comment, from Chandra, on Bishop Hill’s post about the video I imagine readers already know and adore Ridley’s line … Continue reading

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Global warming underestimated

Given that Rachel has published three posts today, I feel that it would be okay to reblog one of them. The video in this post is very interesting and suggests that the supposed “hiatus” (which refers to surface warming only) … Continue reading

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Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, that hit the Philippines a few days ago, seems to have been a truly devastating event. Maybe as many as 10000 dead and more than a million needing aid and support. I will even give a hat-tip to … Continue reading

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No, David Stockwell, it’s not the Sun

A few days ago I posted a video that, in less than 4 minutes, rebutted 10 common climate myths. The most amusing was the emphatic No to the claim that it’s because the Sun is getting hotter. To a certain … Continue reading

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