Daily Archives: April 14, 2011

Eisenhower Had It Pegged In 1961

a  government  contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity.   The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by federal employment,  project  allocations and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. we must also … Continue reading

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June 1934 : All 48 States Over 100 Degrees

http://docs.lib.noaa.gov/rescue/mwr/062/mwr-062-06-0212.pdf 1934 used to be the hottest year – before USHCN and GISS worked their magic.

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Visualizing GISS Bloat

The blink comparator above compares GISS March, 2011 anomalies with NCDC March, 2011 anomalies. It is abundantly clear that GISS has a serious problem north of 40N. Besides the US problem, GISS has heated Canada, much of Alaska, Greenland, and … Continue reading

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Hudson Bay Update

By this date last year, Hudson Bay ice was already melting. This year, the area is forecast to be locked in a deep freeze for at least two more weeks. Looks like the Polar Bears will have plenty of ice … Continue reading

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GISS Still Below Scenario C

Even with GISS’ wildly bloated March numbers, they are still below scenario C – both for trend and latest readings. scenario C assumes a rapid curtailment of trace gas emissions such that the net climate forcing ceases to increase after … Continue reading

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Early Spring Arrives In Colorado

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Brisbane Floods Controlled By La Nina

Brisbane’s worst floods since 1950 (1955, 1974 and 2011) all occurred during peak La Nina periods. They have no correlation with CO2. 1955 http://news.google.com/newspapers 1974 http://news.google.com/

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ENSO Controls The Climate, Not CO2

The graph above shows the five year lagging average of ENSO (blue/red) vs. HadCRUT yearly temperatures (green.) ENSO turned strongly positive in the late 1970s, and temperatures started rising. ENSO dropped after the 1998 El Nino, and temperatures quit rising. … Continue reading

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Hiding The La Nina At GISS

Incredibly, GISS has higher temperature anomalies now than they did in the middle of last year’s El Nino summer. (Temperatures lag ENSO by several months.) Since last summer, GISS has been diverging from satellite data at a rate of over … Continue reading

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2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 0

Last year was the hottest year ever. This past winter was the hottest winter ever in the Arctic. Arctic ice has the lowest volume and is the thinnest on record. Sea ice extent is lowest on record. All of these … Continue reading

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