Hiatus

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Some time in the 1970s. I keep hearing about this 17 year long pause in global warming. So I went and looked. I did a regression analysis of the last 17 full years of surface temperatures from the GISS database. There is an upward trend in warming during this period and it is statistically significant.…

Global Warming Hiatus?

Just a quick item on the pause in global warming that is said to have happened over the last X number of years. I took NOAA’s instrumental record since the late 19th century and calculated the average deviation for “surface” temperatures from a baseline for the entire period. Surface temperatures refer to the lower part…

El Nino 2014: Historic?

The weatherologists have more or less stopped saying there might be an El Niño this year. Now they are saying there will be an El Niño, and they are starting to consider how strong it will be. Well, actually, they’ve stopped doing that too and are now talking about whether it will be a mondo-El…

It is said that global warming has taken a break over the last decade or so. This is not true. Surface temperatures (air, sea surface, and ice) have increased over this period of time, though less so than previous years. Also, there are various indicators that the coming year or so may be extra warm,…

First, there is no hiatus. Climate science skeptics claim that warming stopped in 1998. It didn’t. Stefan Rahmstorf has a nice post placing 2013 in context with the most recent data, HERE. Just click the “translate” button to read it in your favorite language. UPDATE: Stefan’s post is now HERE on Real Climate, in English.…

Has global warming stopped?

No. Here’s a handy graphic for you to enjoy and share, courtesy of Climate Nexus. Also, you might want to ask the question: What has global warming done since 1998? That question is addressed HERE, where this handy graphic is available showing the importance of ocean warming: So, has global warming stopped? No, I’m afraid…

Climate Change Items

A few climate change related items I know you will be interested in, especially since you will want to be very current for the big event Tuesday. There is now a new profession: Extreme Weather Architect. (Hat tip: Paul Douglas) You may hear again and again that climate change is over, that warming has stopped.…