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How long is the pause?

by Judith Curry With 39 explanations and counting, and some climate scientists now arguing that it might last yet another decade, the IPCC has sidelined itself in irrelevance until it has something serious to say about the pause and has … Continue reading

Causes and implications of the pause

by Judith A. Curry My invited talk at the American Physical Society Meeting in Denver.

IPCC’s pause ‘logic’

by Judith Curry Well here it is, the pause discussion is buried in Box 9.2 of the IPCC Working Group I Report.

How the IPCC forgot to mention the pause

by Judith Curry [Marotzke] attributed the oversight to a tendency of each group working on each of the 14 chapters to rely on some other chapter to deal with the issue. And anyone who was thinking about it at all … Continue reading

Nic Lewis on the UK Met Office on the pause

by Nic Lewis These comments constitute a response to erroneous statements and misrepresentations made in a report published by the Met Office in July 2013: “The recent pause in global warming (3): What are the implications for projections of future … Continue reading

Pause politics

by Judith Curry U.S. and European Union envoys are seeking more clarity from the United Nations on a slowdown in global warming that climate skeptics have cited as a reason not to “panic” about environmental changes, leaked documents show.

Pause tied to equatorial Pacific surface cooling

by Judith Curry Update:  New comment from Xie My mind has been blown by a new paper just published in Nature.

UK Met Office on the pause

by Judith Curry The recent pause in global surface temperature rise does not, in itself, materially alter the risks  of substantial warming of the Earth by the end of this century. – UK Met Office

The Economist on The New Republic on the ‘pause’

by Judith Curry A new article in the Economist responds to the recent article in The New Republic, discussing the policy implications of the ‘pause.’

The New Republic on the ‘pause’

by Judith Curry In the end, the so-called scientific consensus on global warming doesn’t look like much like consensus when scientists are struggling to explain the intricacies of the earth’s climate system, or uttering the word “uncertainty” with striking regularity. … Continue reading

Sociology of the ‘pause’

by Judith Curry The ‘pause’ has gone mainstream, with an article by Justin Gillis in the NYTimes.

More on the ‘pause’

by Judith Curry Is global warming slowing down? – David Appell

‘Pause’ : Waving the Italian Flag

by Judith Curry The recent articles in the Daily Mail and the Guardian are generating heated reactions – more heat than light.  Lets break down the arguments on both side and assess them systematically.

‘Pause’ discussion thread: Part II

by Judith Curry The Guardian strikes back against David Rose’s Daily Mail article.

‘Pause’ discussion thread

by Judith Curry The latest data release from HadCRUT4 is creating quite a stir.

Pause (?)

by Judith Curry Question of the week: Has the rate of warming continued unabated, or has there been a  pause in the warming?

Week in review

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week

Cause of hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean

by Judith Curry Rapid warming in the last three decades of the 20th century, they found, was roughly half due to global warming and half to the natural Atlantic Ocean cycle that kept more heat near the surface. When observations … Continue reading

Role of Atlantic warming(?) in recent climate shifts

by Judith Curry Record breaking trade winds may have led to hiatus in global surface average temperatures.

Politicizing the IPCC report

by Judith Curry UK Energy and Climate Change Committee report on IPCC AR5 – another pointless exercise in circular reasoning, confirmation bias and division? – Paul Matthews

Are the deep oceans cooling?

by Judith Curry Direct determination of changes in oceanic heat content over the last 20 years are not in conflict with estimates of the radiative forcing, but the uncertainties remain too large to rationalize e.g., the apparent “pause” in warming. … Continue reading

Steven Hayward: Conservatism and Climate Science

by Judith Curry Liberals and environmentalists would do well to take on board the categorical imperative of climate policy from a conservative point of view, namely, that whatever policies are developed, they must be compatible with individual liberty and democratic … Continue reading

Mechanisms for Warming of the Oceans

by Donald Rapp This paper describes a model that uses the basics of heat transfer to demonstrate than an increase in downwelling infrared radiation associated with increased CO2 reduces heat loss from the mixed layer of the ocean, causing the … Continue reading

Sea level rise tipping points

by Rud Istvan Sea level tipping points are a popular CAGW/media theory, easily suggested by images of calving icebergs and summer meltwater rushing down Greenland moulins. But they are alarmist precautionary mitigation fantasies rather than remotely possible future scenarios on multi-centennial … Continue reading

Stavins and Tol on IPCC WG3

by Judith Curry Many of the more worrying impacts of climate change really are symptoms of mismanagement and underdevelopment. – Richard Tol