Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Trenberth : Cooling Is The New Warming

The irony, says Trenberth, is that when the surface of the planet is unusually sweltering, the Earth actually radiates more heat into the atmosphere, in effect slowing the long-term warming of the planet. And in “hiatus” years, when the surface … Continue reading

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Expert Ice Forecasting

A cyclonic storm hit the Arctic in July, and NSIDC told us that it was going to make the ice disappear, due to a whole new set of rules. COI | Centre for Ocean and Ice | Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut

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1990 IPCC Report Said That Climate Models Were Considerably Skillful

4.11 Conclusions and Recommendations the performance of current global climate models has shown that there is considerable skill in the simulation of the present day climate by atmospheric general circulation models You can see their skill here : Maybe That IPCC 95% Certainty … Continue reading

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Only Missed By A Factor Of Five

The 1990 IPCC Report predicted about 120 mm of sea level rise by the year 2014. Tide gauges were their only sea level reference in 1990, and have shown about one fifth of the IPCC’s forecast. As a result of … Continue reading

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Always Reach Your Conclusions First, Then Pretend To Do Science

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America’s Worst Fire Occurred During One Of The Coldest Years Ever

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America’s Deadliest Hurricane And Tornado Both Occurred During The “Coldest Years Ever”

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Tipping Point Reached : More Welfare Recipients Than Workers In The US

There were 108,592,000 people in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2011 who were recipients of one or more means-tested government benefit programs, the Census Bureau said in data released this week. Meanwhile, according to the Census Bureau, … Continue reading

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Pattern Matching Quiz

Something is different about one of these candidates during the pledge of allegiance The one on the far right is a woman The three on the right are Americans Second from left is an Hispanic The one not pictured is … Continue reading

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Profiles In Cowardice

10 Senate Democrats sign Shaheen letter pushing for open enrollment extension

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