by Judith Curry
Ringing in the New Year at Climate Etc.
It’s time to reflect on the previous year’s activity at Climate Etc.
Greatest ‘hits’ for 2015
Here are the 20 posts at Climate Etc. that received the most ‘hits’ during 2015. If you missed them the first time around, take a look:
Has NOAA ‘busted’ the pause in global warming?
Berkeley Earth: raw versus adjusted temperature data
Conflicts of interest in climate science
Mark Steyn’s new book on Michael Mann
Hearing: President’s UN climate pledge
‘Warmest year’, ‘pause’, and all that
Quantifying the anthropogenic contribution to atmospheric CO2
Senate Hearing: Data or Dogma
New book: Doubt and Certainty in Climate Science
Watts et al.: Temperature station siting matters
Charlie: Challenging free speech
Bankruptcy of the ‘merchants of doubt’ meme
Raw politics of climate change in the U.S.
The albedo of Earth
Understanding adjustments to temperature data
Hiatus controversy: show me the data
Draft APS Statement on Climate Change
400(?) years of warming
Some of my favorite posts (including guest posts) didn’t make the top twenty list. What was your favorite post?
End of year stats from WordPress.com:
- Views: 4,852,079
- Visitors: 787,335
- Comments: 90,204
Views and Visitors are up slightly from last year; comments are down by about 15%, owing to registration and moderation.
WordPress has not yet sent me the list of top commenters, I will let you know who the ‘winner’ is for 2015.
A few cartoons as we head to 2016.
Alan Longhurst sent me this cartoon from French artist Christian Verdun:
Speaking of cartoons, if you must insult someone, Bugs Bunny cartoons is an acceptable way to go. Alternatively, try Shakespearian insults.
The end of the year is an opportunity to thank the Denizens for their participation here, via commenting (or lurking).
Special thanks to those that have provided guest posts in 2016: Craig Loehle, Jim Steele, Bob Tisdale, Frank Hobbs, Pat Michaels, Chip Knappenberger, Larry Kummer, Davis Swan, Nic Lewis, Peter Lang, -1=e^i pi, Tony Brown, Zeke Hausfather, Kevin Cowtan, Andy West, Lucas Bergkamp, Vaughan Pratt, Marcia Wyatt, Alan Longhurst, Dave Rutledge, Planning Engineer, Rud Istvan, Phil Salmon, Fred Haynie, Steve Koonin, Tom Quirke, Euan Mearns, Roger Pielke Sr, Phil Klotzbach, John Christy, Dick McNider, Michael Kelly, Robert Rohde, Steve Mosher, Greg Goodman.
Wow, that is quite a list!
Wishes for the New Year
I wish each of you the very best for 2016. I am very appreciative of the many nice emails that I have received. This one is the most meaningful to me:
I am VERY IMPRESSED by your science and braveness in fighting RICO20.
You have won the support and respect from oceanographic community.
Thank you and I support you by my whole heart.
As new year approaching, I wish you and Peter wonderful happy, healthy, and prosperous 2016.