Four Questions on Climate Change

By Gareth Paltridge About the author GarthW. Paltridge DSc FAAis an atmospheric physicist andwas a chief research scientist with the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research before his appointment in 1990 to the University of Tasmania as Director of the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies and (in 1992) as CEO of the Antarctic Cooperative 

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Say cheese. Experts want a better global picture for CO2

By John Fialka First in a two-part series. Smile. This is the year we begin to debate a planetwide selfie showing the impacts of climate change. Scientists, policymakers and maybe even voters might have to decide how to improve a multinational network of satellites and monitoring systems on the ground and in the sea that 

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485 Scientific Papers Published In 2017 Support A Skeptical Position On Climate Alarm

By Kenneth Richard ‘Consensus’ Science Takes A Hit In 2017 During 2017,  485 scientific papers have been published that cast doubt on the position that anthropogenic CO2 emissions function as the climate’s fundamental control knob…or that otherwise question the efficacy of climate models or the related “consensus” positions commonly endorsed by policymakers and mainstream media. 

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Manufacturing consensus: the early history of the IPCC

By Judith Curry Short summary: scientists sought political relevance and allowed policy makers to put a big thumb on the scale of the scientific assessment of the attribution of climate change. Bernie Lewin has written an important new book: SEARCHING FOR THE CATASTROPHE SIGNAL:The Origins of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The importance of 

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That Was The Week That Was – 2017 Archives

Date of TWTW Key Topics in this TWTW Dec 30, 2017 Dec 23, 2017 Svensmark, hypothesis, Shaviv, bacteria, Antarctic, students, Denmark, 54 Hoovers Dec 16, 2017 Christy, JRA-55, Synthesis, cooling, endangerment, McKitrick, NOAA, Arctic, UN, Millennium, Lomborg, market failures, $56.60 Dec 9, 2017 UN, Four freedoms, four fears, USGCRP, Eemain, upper bound, NOAA-NASA hockey stick, 

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Snowcover Increasing Since 1950s, But Newsweek’s Reality Is That Christmas Snow May Soon Be History

By Kenneth Richard Christmas Day has arrived. Image source: 22 December 2017 Newsweek With the advent of this cheery holiday comes a somber warning from Newsweek, purveyor of climate doom. “[A]s global temperatures rise due to climate change, snow on Christmas Day could increasingly become a rarity—even a distant memory.” Contrary to Newsweek‘s claims, however, snow cover across the 

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