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Spencer & Braswell: Part III

by Judith Curry The story surrounding Spencer & Braswell has gotten more interesting with the pre-publication of the rebuttal paper by Dessler.

Update on Spencer & Braswell: Part II

by Judith Curry Given the substantial number of comments on Part I, I’m starting a new thread to discuss the post by Trenberth, Abraham and Gleick, and Pielke Sr’s response.

Update on the Spencer & Braswell paper

by Judith Curry I have just received notice of some dramatic news re the Spencer & Braswell paper.

Spencer & Braswell’s new paper

by Judith Curry There is much hype and debate surrounding Spencer and Bradwell’s new paper “On the misdiagnosis of surface temperature feedbacks from variations in earth’s radiant energy balance.”   So lets sort through all this.

Hiatus controversy: show me the data

by Judith Curry The scientific and political controversies surrounding the hiatus have continued to heat up. Lets take a look at ALL the global temperature data sets.

A peculiar kind of science

by Judith Curry This brief summary of the history of scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change is a peculiar history, as histories of science go. – Spencer Weart

On Trial: Social Cost of Carbon

by Judith Curry The Social Cost of Carbon is on trial in Minnesota.

The conceits of consensus

by Judith Curry Critiques, the 3%, and is 47 the new 97?

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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

The method of multiple working hypotheses

by Judith Curry With this method the dangers of parental affection for a favorite theory can be circumvented. – T.C. Chamberlin

What would it take to convince you about global warming?

by Judith Curry If the objective is to change public opinion, then changing elite opinion is a necessary prerequisite. In fact, I would say necessary and sufficient. I don’t think you need to win a war on talk radio to … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science and technology edition

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

Public intellectuals in the climate space

by Judith Curry Wanted: disruptive ideas on climate change.

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

‘Warmest year’, ‘pause’, and all that

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

What would Charles Keeling think? Science in spite of politics

by Judith Curry Perhaps my experience in studying the Earth, initially with few restrictions and later with increasingly sophisticated interaction with government sponsors and various planning committees, will provide a perspective on this great transition from science being primarily an … Continue reading

Miskolczi discussion thread

by Judith Curry Ferenc Miskolczi has published a new paper on the greenhouse effect that is generating substantial discussion.

Climate blogosphere discussion thread

by Judith Curry How has the terrain of the climate blogosphere changed over the past 5 years?

My week(s) in review

by Judith Curry Some reflections on my recent travels, speaking engagements, and workshops.

What exactly is going on in their heads?

by Judith Curry Some interesting new research on understanding  why there is a lack of public support for the climate change ‘consensus’, the nature of the scientific consensus, and agendas in characterizing the consensus.

NCDC responds to concerns about surface temperature data set

Our algorithm is working as designed. – NOAA NCDC

An alternative metric to assess global warming

by Roger A. Pielke Sr., Richard T. McNider, and John Christy The thing we’ve all forgotten is the heat storage of the ocean – it’s a thousand times greater than the atmosphere and the surface.  – James Lovelock

Week in review

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