Monthly Archives: October 2019

Plausible impact of CO2 increase on global temperature

Lewis and Curry (2018) investigated the plausible overall temperature increase that could be attributable to Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW), with a specific focus on radiative forcing and ocean heat uptake. The authors summarise their findings as follows: Using an 1869–82 … Continue reading

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Solar Forcing to be included in CMIP6

The IPCC reports to date have focused on the role of human activity in climate change. For the first time, the next IPCC report (CMIP6, due for release in 2022) will incorporate the impact of solar cycles. Matthes et al. … Continue reading

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Climate models predict too much warming

Dr John Christy from the University of Alabama at Huntsville presented a paper to the UK Parliament. The paper outlines reasons that the computer simulations that are used to predict global warming are failing on a key measure of the … Continue reading

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Climate models underestimate cooling effect of daily cloud cycle

Cloud formation is part of the hydrological cycle. The climate models that scientists use to project future conditions appear to underestimate the cooling effect that clouds have on a daily — and even hourly — basis, particularly over land. A study … Continue reading

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Censorship in the Climate Debate continues

Professor Nir Shaviv is the chairman of the Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Shaviv notes: … as a  liberal who grew up in a solar house, I have always been energy-conscious and inclined toward activist … Continue reading

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