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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.

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 cloud-climate conundrum

by Judith Curry Four new papers remind us of the very large uncertainties surrounding cloud-climate feedbacks.

State of the blog discussion thread

by Judith Curry Time to reflect on the blog.

On inappropriate use of least squares regression

by Greg Goodman Inappropriate use of linear regression can produce spurious and significantly low estimations of the true slope of a linear relationship if both variables have significant measurement error or other perturbing factors. This is precisely the case when attempting … Continue reading

End of the satellite data warming pause?

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

Climate models versus climate reality

by Pat Michaels and Chip Knappenberger Perhaps the most frank example of the growing disconnection between forecast and observed climate change was presented by University of Alabama’s John Christy to the Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness Committee of … Continue reading

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