New paper by Lewis and Curry

Nic Lewis and Judith Curry have a new paper that’s just been published, The impact of recent forcing and ocean heat uptake data on estimates of climate sensitivity It’s in the AMS Journal of Climate, which is quite highly regarded, so well done them. Nic has a blog post about it at Climate Audit, and … Continue reading

The IPCC congratulates itself

For four days this week, March 13 – 16, the IPCC has been congratulating itself on its 30th birthday, in a lavish celebration in Paris. Apparently the premises were beautiful and the hospitality generous. A number of deep scientific insights were provided at the meeting, such as “We must put climate solutions in the context … Continue reading

Another sceptic in the White House

Donald Trump has fired Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and appointed Mike Pompeo, formerly the head of the CIA. Pompeo has a background in the army and in industry, and entered politics in 2010 as Congressman for Kansas. Apparently he is opposed to the Paris Agreement and to wind power.   He said that Obama’s suggestion … Continue reading