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Research Suggests Climate Models Underestimate Climate Sensitivity

Climate models are wrong? Climate models are mathematical representation of an enormously complex system. They are intended to project trends, not predict events. They are an imperfect but indispensable tool to gain an understanding of what we can likely expect in the future. Casting doubt on the reliability of climate models is a common theme among […]Read More

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Video Friday: Ocean Heat, Climate Change and Surface Temperatures

This video from greenmanbucket is taken from a longer skype interview with Dr. Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).  In this clip Dr. Trenberth discusses Earth’s energy balance, ocean heat and climate sensitivity. Dr. Trenberth discusses these issues further in a recent interview published in The Conversation.    Featured image credit: Pranav Bhatt, courtesy […]Read More

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Debunking Monckton – Part One: Global Cooling and Melting; Climate

Lord Christopher Monckton is a self-described former science advisor to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and writer of peer-reviewed scientific papers. That his expertise is in literature and journalism may cast some doubt on his credibility is apparently of little concern to Monckton. In this and our next post, we feature videos from Potholer54 (a.k.a Peter […]Read More