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In the video below Gavin Schmidt gives a “TED Talk” on climate models, taking us from an overview of their construction to the resulting emergent processes and their skill at reproducing much more than a global average temperature trend. Gavin is an excellent communicator and a true hero in humanity’s fight against itself over the…

Real time global wind map

Filed under “Wow, this is cool!” we have a global real time wind map! (click the image)   The “About” page is here.  Don’t miss the fact that you can zoom in.

Another “Hide the Decline” moment?

The fallout from the BEST project results continues, with the denialosphere frantically trying to disown and defame Richard Muller. Marc Morano is at his shrillest pitch ever, and believe me that is as shrill as shrill gets! I guess it works at some level, because he did make me look at his website. That high…

What does Climate Model output look like?

Lots of FUD about climate models get thrown around in the Climate Wars, but what is it they are really doing anyway? The contrarians would have us believe they just take in a bunch of contrived parameters and spit out the worst case possible scenario for global average temperature increase. But the truth is the…

Breaking news from Marc Morano

Marc Morono (sick) breathlessly announces that Gavin Schmidt has finally admitted that weather is chaotic and GCMs can not model it. And yes, that is about as shocking an admission as water is wet. Here is the incriminating quote: