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COVID discussion thread V

by Judith Curry A round up of recent interesting articles

Part of the heat is coming from beneath our feet.

by Judith Curry A thought-provoking article  from my new favorite blog, The Ethical Skeptic.

Week in review – science edition

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

End of the satellite data warming pause?

by Judith Curry Ted Cruz’s favorite temperature data set just got a lot hotter.

ENSO predictions based on solar activity

by Javier By knowing or estimating where in the solar cycle we are we can get an estimate of the chances of a particular outcome even years ahead.

Environmental Justice campaign to replace New York City peaking power plants

by Roger Caiazza Environmental justice organizations are currently a major driver of environmental regulation in New York. A new report “The Fossil Fuel End Game, A frontline vision to retire New York City’s peaker plants by 2030” illustrates the campaign … Continue reading

Nature Unbound IX – 21st Century Climate Change

by Javier A conservative outlook on 21st century climate change

Week in review – science edition

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

Has NOAA ‘busted’ the pause in global warming?

by Judith Curry A new blockbuster paper published today by NOAA: These results do not support the notion of a “slowdown” in the increase of global surface temperature.   Color me ‘unconvinced.’

2 new papers on the ‘pause’

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

‘Warmest year’, ‘pause’, and all that

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

Four questions on climate change

by Garth Paltridge An essay on the state of climate change science.

Uncertainties in sea surface temperatures

by Judith Curry Two new papers have focused on the quality, uncertainties and  interpretation of global sea surface temperature data.

Nature Unbound VII – Climate change mechanisms

by Javier Climate variations that alter the angular momentum of the atmosphere modify the speed of the Earth’s rotation, which affects the length of day (LOD). Alterations in LOD integrate different climate-affecting phenomena, and can anticipate turning points in climate.

Nature: Making sense of the early 2000’s warming slowdown

by Judith Curry It has been claimed that the early-2000s global warming slowdown or hiatus, characterized by a reduced rate of global surface warming, has been overstated, lacks sound scientific basis, or is unsupported by observations. The evidence presented here … Continue reading

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

Will advances in groundwater science force a paradigm shift in sea level rise attribution?

by Jim Steele  A better accounting of natural groundwater discharge is needed to constrain the range of contributions to sea level rise. The greater the contribution from groundwater discharge, the smaller the adjustments used to amplify contributions from meltwater and … Continue reading

Nature Unbound VIII – Modern global warming

by Javier Summary: Modern Global Warming has been taking place for the past 300 years. It is the last of several multi-century warming periods that have happened during the Neoglacial cooling of the past 3000 years. Analysis of Holocene climate … Continue reading

Open thread weekend

by Judith Curry It’s your turn to introduce topics for discussion

Manufacturing consensus: the early history of the IPCC

by Judith Curry Short summary: scientists sought political relevance and allowed policy makers to put a big thumb on the scale of the scientific assessment of the attribution of climate change.

2015 → 2016

by Judith Curry Ringing in the New Year at Climate Etc.

Girls rule(s)

by Judith Curry The #MeToo movement is spawning considerable reflection in academia.  Here are some reflections and advice from a senior female scientist (moi) who came up through the academic system during the bad old days of the 1970’s and … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

A key admission regarding climate memes

by Andy West Lewandowsky and Oreskes raise the prospect that via the agency of memes, the climate Consensus with its high certainty of danger, could be a socially generated artifact and not a scientific fact.

Climate closure (?)

by Judith Curry The scientific debate is now over; the moment of closure has arrived. – Shaun Lovejoy