Recent Lessons from the Past

June 4, 2014 5:37 am3 comments
Global surface temperature (anomaly from 1960-1990 average) reconstructions for the past 9000 years (Marcott et al. 2013), for the past 2,000 years (PAGES 2k), and observed for the past 150 years (Instrumental data from HadCRUT4) and the last 30 years (star). From Kaufman et al. (2013).

Recently a german taxi driver asked me if climate hasn’t been changing in the past with similar warm periods as the one we have now. After getting back home to Corvallis, Oregon, I read a letter to the editor of our local newspaper claiming that it was much warmer than […]

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My Fab Four Up-to-Date Climate Change Observations

February 13, 2014 5:35 am1 comment
My Fab Four Up-to-Date Climate Change Observations

Here are a few links to web sites that contain up-to-date crucial observations. In my opinion one of the most important is ocean heat content. The reason is simple. The ocean’s heat capacity is enormous. It takes up almost all of the additional heat the Earth accumulated in the last […]

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