Tag Archives: Climate sensitivity

A lower climate sensitivity from Ring et al.

I was wondering if anyone had any particular insights into the Ring et al. (2012) paper Causes of the Global Warming Observed since the 19th Century? The study use a simple climate model (SCM) to model the change in global … Continue reading

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Watt about Spencer and Braswell?

There’s a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called New study – climate system is only about half as sensitive to increasing CO2 as previously believed. It refers to a new paper by Roy Spencer and William Braswell … Continue reading

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Watt about David Stockwell?

There is a new post a Watts Up With That (WUWT) called a a sea change for climate science. It’s by David Stockwell who is, apparently, an Adjunct Researcher at the Central Queensland University. David starts with Climate models can … Continue reading

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Observational constraints on the ECS

Correction I knew I was taking a bit of a risk writing this (as I pointed out at the beginning anyway) as there was a reasonable chance that I misunderstood something fundamental. Unsurprisingly, this appears to be true. I may … Continue reading

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What will 2°C feel like?

Originally posted on Honeybees&Helium:
Surprisingly, the most common question I get asked isn’t about whether climate change is happening. More typically, people are curious about how I feel about climate change and often ask about what worries me…

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Met Office in the Mail on Sunday

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
An article appears in the Mail on Sunday today focusing on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) which it bills this as the…

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Watt about doing revolutionary science?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has new post called can the IPCC do revolutionary science? The post suggests that the But the SPM has been sidelined by momentous climate change events that occurred after its March cut-off date – and … Continue reading

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Watt about CO2 levels?

Anthony Watts has a new post at Watts Up With That (WUWT) called an illustration that CO2 won’t roast the Earth in a runaway tipping point. He shows the following figure which illustrates atmospheric CO2 concentrations in previous geological time … Continue reading

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Can the ECS be less than 2 degrees?

I thought I would post this video of a talk by A.E. Dessler, that’s being doing the rounds. You may all already have seen it. I saw it first at Rabett Run. The video basically discusses whether or not the … Continue reading

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Watt about the CFCs?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post about a new study suggesting that global warming is caused by CFCs not carbon dioxide. It refers to a paper by Q.-B. Lu with the title Cosmic-ray-driven reaction and greenhouse effect … Continue reading

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