Category Archives: Climate

Temperature Data Update

Originally posted on Open Mind:
Since last year was the hottest on record, many people have trained a keen eye on this year’s temperature data so see how it will compare with last year’s record-breaker. So far, it’s a hot…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

An interesting aside about gravity

Originally posted on …and Then There's Physics:
In the past, when discussing the role of chaos in climate models, I’ve been known to argue that the complexity of multi-body dynamical systems means that we could probably not run a…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

The Met Office’s outlook for the UK summer 2014

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
There are headlines in the media today which suggest the Met Office is forecasting that this summer will be one of the hottest on record. However, the Met Office…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

Republican Meteorologist & Entrepreneur: Debating Cause of Climate Change is Moral and Scientific Equivalent of Debating Gravity

Originally posted on Global Warming: Man or Myth?:
A few weeks ago, a journalist contacted the Climate Science Rapid Response Team to get various opinions about whether climate scientists should take a public position or in some sense a political…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

Great Moments in Stupidity

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
The internet’s total stupidity and arrogance index dipped a notch the other day with James Delingpole’s final blog column for the Telegraph. Scurrilous and unkind rumors have it that Delingpole was…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

A quick science lesson for Lord Lawson

Originally posted on …and Then There's Physics:
Since my post about the BBC and its balance seems to be attracting comments about Lord Lawson’s and Brian Hoskins’ appearance on Radio 4 today, I thought it might be best to…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment

Cowtan & Way

Originally posted on Open Mind:
You probably recall that not too long ago, Kevin Cowtan and Robert Way re-processed the data used in forming the HadCRUT4 global temperature data set. Their goal was to interpolate across unobserved areas in the…

Posted in Climate | Leave a comment