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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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Early 20th century global warming

by Judith Curry

A careful look at the early 20th century global warming, which is almost as large as the warming since 1950.  Until we can explain the early 20th century warming, I have little confidence IPCC and NCA4 attribution statements regarding the cause of the recent warming.

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Ocean Heat Content Surprises

by Judith Curry

There have several interesting papers on ocean heat content published in recent weeks, with some very important implications.

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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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Sea levels, atmospheric pressure and land temperature during glacial maxima

by Alan Cannell

The new tropical lands: a carbon sink during formation and huge source of carbon dioxide and methane when lost to the sea.

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Reconstructing a dataset of observed global temperatures 1950-2016 from human and natural influences

by Frank Bosse

A demonstration that multidecadal variation since 1950 leads to overestimation of the Transient Climate Response (TCR).

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National Climate Assessment: A crisis of epistemic overconfidence

by Judith Curry

“You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine Hayhoe, co-author of the 4th National Climate Assessment Report.

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