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‘Warmest year’, ‘pause’, and all that

by Judith Curry So, was 2014 the ‘warmest year’?  Drum roll . . .

How long is the pause?

by Judith Curry UPDATE:  comments on McKitrick’s paper 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 … 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?

Lessons from the ‘Irreducibly Simple’ kerfuffle

by Rud Istvan UPDATE:  Response from Christopher Monckton The Monckton, Soon, Legates, and Briggs paper “Why models run hot, results from an irreducibly simple climate model” appeared in the January 2015 Science Bulletin of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). … Continue reading

NARUC Panel Discussion on Climate Change

by Judith Curry At its recent Winter Meeting, The National Associated of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) asked the following question: You’re Still Not Sure Global Warming is Real?

The Intermittent Little Ice Age

by Tony Brown Is our popular understanding of the ‘Little Ice Age’ (LIA) correct, as being a predominantly cold era lasting 500 years, leavened by a few brief warm spells?

On determination of tropical feedbacks

by Greg Goodman Satellite data for the period surrounding the Mt Pinatubo eruption in 1991 provide a means of estimating the scale of the volcanic forcing in the tropics. A simple relaxation model is used to examine how temporal evolution … Continue reading

Climate psychology’s consensus bias

by Andy West Climate psychologists have for years now puzzled over public inaction on climate change and also what makes skeptics tick (or sick), apparently making little progress on these issues.

‘Most’ versus ‘more than half’ versus ‘> 50%’

by Judith Curry Seeking once again to clarify the problems in communicating the IPCC climate change attribution statements.

Week in review

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

Georgia politicians cool to global warming

by Judith Curry The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked a dozen of the state’s top elected officials and the director of the agency tasked with the state’s environment whether they believe the globe is warming, and whether they think pollution caused by … Continue reading