Monthly Archives: November 2015

How sensitive is global temperature to cumulative CO2 emissions?

by Nic Lewis

The mean carbon cycle behaviour of CMIP5 ESMs and EMICs may be quite unrealistic.

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Deep de-carbonisation of electricity grids

by Peter Lang

J. P. Morgan recently published an excellent report Deep de-carbonisation of electricity grids‘. Below are excerpts from the report and some comment added by me.

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Decision making under uncertainty – maximize expected social welfare

by  -1=e^i pi

Expected social welfare maximization is where you try to obtain the set of parameters (such as climate change policies) that will maximize the expected value of a social welfare function.

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Week in review – Paris edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Week in review – science and technology edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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‘Fact’ checking the U.S. presidential candidates

by Judith Curry

So, which of the U.S. Presidential candidates are ‘flunking’ climate science?

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Climate Heretic. Part II

by Judith Curry

David Rose has published an interview with me in the Spectator.

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The rise and fall of Central England Temperature

by Tony Brown

Over the last 15 years interesting things have been happening at CET-the world’s longest instrumental record, dating to 1660.

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Environmentalism versus science

Words of wisdom from Hobart, Tasmania.

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A buoy-only sea surface temperature record

by Zeke Hausfather and Kevin Cowtan

A buoy-only sea surface temperature record supports NOAA’s adjustments.

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Week in review – energy and policy edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Climate culture

by Andy West

A frequent topic at Climate Etc. is the ‘consensus.’ An argument is presented here that the climate consensus is as much about culture as it is about climate science.

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Iatrogenic (?) climate policy

by Judith Curry

So, is the climate ‘cure’ worse than the climate ‘disease’?

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400(?) years of warming

by Judith Curry

So, exactly how long has it been warming?

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Week in review – politics and policy edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week

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Call for an ethical framework for climate services

by Judith Curry

The urgent need for an ethical framework is heightened by the recognition that negative consequences can arise when climate services are not used to robustly translate science into the decision-making context or when services are deployed in ways that (implicitly or explicitly) bias an outcome.

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Lomborg: Impact of Current Climate Proposals

by Judith Curry

Current climate policy promises will do little to stabilize the climate and their impact will be undetectable for many decades. – Bjorn Lomborg

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Accountability for Climate Change Damages: Is Fossil Fuel Like Tobacco?

by Lucas Bergkamp

At a Workshop in 2012, a group of scientists, lawyers and advocacy groups discussed what lessons could be learned from the tobacco litigation for launching successful climate change litigation against corporations.

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Week in review – energy and policy edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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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.

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JC op ed: the politics surrounding global temperature data

by Judith Curry

My op-ed in Fox News:  Is government tinkering with global warming data?

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Lukewarming

by Judith Curry

Two new books on lukewarming have recently been published.

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Steve Koonin: The tough realities of the Paris climate talks

by Judith Curry

And, overarching all this, the tension between emissions reductions and development is complicated by uncertainties in how the climate will change under human and natural influences and how those changes will impact natural and human systems. – Steve Koonin

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