Category Archives: Attribution

Hansen’s backfire

by Judith Curry

Jim Hansen’s new paper, and his PR strategy, are raising a whole host of issues that are arguably a backfire for his objectives.

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Impact of AMO/PDO on U.S. regional surface temperatures

by Judith Curry

The conclusion is that the oscillatory mode (mostly due to the AMO) is significantly more important than the monotonic mode (mostly due to increasing atmospheric CO2) in explaining the 1980–2000 U.S. temperature increase.  – Bruce Kurtz

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What are the most controversial points in climate science?

by Judith Curry

And how might these controversies be resolved?

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Whats up with the Atlantic?

by Judith Curry

The Washington Post has this dramatic headline:  Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the ocean with potentially dire consequences.

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2 new papers on the ‘pause’

by Judith Curry

Two new papers were published last week of relevance to the hiatus.

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‘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.

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Climate dynamics of clouds

by Judith Curry

So, what’s going on in the world of research on the climate dynamics of clouds?

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