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Bob Tisdale: Do Doomsters Know How Much Global Surface Temperatures Cycle Annually?

Alternate Title: The Annual Cycle in Global Land+Ocean Surface Temperature IS Far Greater Than 1.5 Deg C, AND Much-Much-MUCH Greater Than 1.5 Deg C Annually for Global Land Air Surface Temperatures We all were taught early in school that the …

2018-11-05 10:58   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: FRIDAY FUNNY – At Long Last, Kevin Trenberth’s Missing Heat May Have Been Found! Repeat, May Have Been

UPDATED: See the update at the end of the post about climate sensitivity. # # # Alternate title: Press Release Plus Mainstream Media & Blogosphere Responses to Resplandy et al. 2018 Before we get to the fun stuff, the paper …

2018-11-02 10:03   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Another Look at Michael Crichton’s ‘State of Fear’ – Part 1

SUBTITLE: Nobody Knows How Much of the Global Surface Warming from 1861 to 2005 Is Human-induced or Naturally Occurring. Climate Scientists Are Only Guessing. And Their Guesses Are Based on How They Program Their Computer Models to Meet the Expectations …

2018-10-30 12:12   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Friday Funny: Yet Another Celeb Chimes in on Climate Change

This time it’s George R.R. Martin, author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, on which HBO based its TV series Game of Thrones. For this post, I originally wrote Mr. Martin a long open letter …

2018-10-26 10:39   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: September 2018 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS through September 2018 and HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC) through August 2018—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere …

2018-10-18 10:25   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: The New RSS TLT Data is Unbelievable! (Or Would That Be Better Said, Not Believable?) A quick Introduction

In advance of my September 2018 global surface and lower troposphere temperature anomaly update, this is a very quick introduction to the new (over a year old) lower troposphere temperature anomaly data from RSS (Remote Sensing Systems)…just three graphs. As …

2018-10-16 09:06   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: A Very Quick Introduction to NOAA’s New “Pause-Buster 2” Sea Surface Temperature Dataset ERSST.v5

I will soon be publishing again my Monthly Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly posts at my blog ClimateObservations and at WattsUpWithThat . Since my last update back in December 2015, NOAA has once again revised their Extended …

2018-10-14 10:35   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Nothing Unprecedented about The Sea Surface Temperatures for Tropical Storm-Hurricane Florence’s Full Storm Track

It’s been a couple of weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm. The weakening from a Category 4 storm must’ve really tweaked alarmists. NOAA just updated their much-adjusted ERSST.v5 sea surface temperature dataset to include September …

2018-10-03 20:27   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: August 2018 Hurricane Region Sea Surface Temperatures, in Advance of the Peak Hurricane Month and Florence Making Landfall, Assuming She Does

September is upon us, and September is the peak month for hurricane activity in the North Atlantic. (See the NOAA Hurricane Climatology graph via Wikipedia.) So, to check the temperature conditions leading up to the peak month, let’s take a look …

2018-09-10 23:07   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies of the Patch of Warmer-Than-Normal Waters in the North Atlantic

With Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence approaching the continental United States, the patch of warmer-than-normal waters at mid-latitudes of the North Atlantic (see Figure 1) is sure to generate some nonsensical statements about human-induced global warming-climate change from the mainstream media and …

2018-09-09 12:14   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Open Letter to U.S. Politicians Running for Office in 2018

Honorable Ladies and Gentlemen: I suspect many of you have been and will be using global warming and climate change as issues during your campaigns this election year. Let me call attention to a quote from revered British Prime Minister …

2018-09-01 16:06   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: New eBook – Kindle Edition: Dad, Is Climate Getting Worse in the United States?

And the subtitle is, Book 2 in the DAD, WHY ARE YOU A GLOBAL WARMING DENIER? Series Dad, Is Climate Getting Worse in the United States? is presently available only in Kindle reader format, here. The price is $4.51 USD. …

2018-07-25 23:30   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Will There Be A 2018/19 El Niño?

Looks like one may be forming right now. Judith Curry published the post ENSO forecast for 2018 yesterday.  On the thread (here) I asked and stated: Judith, the question that needs answering: Are weather conditions right for a series of …

2018-04-06 12:25   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Dad, Why Are You A Global Warming Denier? – Now in Print

Contrary to what I wrote in the introductory post for the Kindle ebook edition, I’ve published a print edition of Dad, Why Are You A Global Warming Denier?, in paperback through Amazon. As you can see in the photo below, …

2018-02-21 11:14   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Open Letter to President Donald Trump

Subject:   Has the UN’s Human-Induced Global Warming/Climate Change Movement Always Been Based on International “anti-growth, anti-capitalist, anti-American” Agendas? Dear Mr. President: I am writing you this open letter to ask you for your insights into the “anti-growth, anti-capitalist, anti-American” agendas …

2018-01-08 10:21   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Eeeek! DAD, WHY ARE YOU A GLOBAL WARMING DENIER? Is Number 1 on TWO Amazon Best Seller Lists

Many, many thanks to all those who’ve purchased my short story Dad, Why Are You A Global Warming Denier? I was shocked to discover it was atop the Amazon Best Sellers Lists in the two categories in which it’s listed …

2018-01-07 23:00   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Dad, Why Are You A Global Warming Denier?: A Short Story That’s Right for the Times

Dad, Why Are You A Global Warming Denier? by Bob Tisdale is only available, and will only be available, from Amazon in Kindle reader format. Its introduction begins: I penned the following short-story, set in the year 2017, as a …

2018-01-06 21:20   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Green Slime

With the natural disasters of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we have once again seen the unlimited capacity of politicians and their funding-hungry toadies (climate scientists), and of mainstream media and business persons……to use the misfortunes of others to promote political …

2017-09-10 11:39   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Sorry About The Lack of New Posts

I’m on holiday. I’m having too much fun someplace where it’s warm and sunny…and my desktop and laptop with my standard spreadsheets are back home where it’s cold and snowy.   I’m not sure when I’ll be back there, if ever. …

2017-02-15 10:15   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: December 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update – With a Look at the Year-End Annual Results

This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS, HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC)—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature composites—RSS and UAH—all through December 2016. …

2017-01-23 10:57   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Mainstream Media Ignores New Study: Present Sea Surface Temperatures “Indistinguishable” From Those During Last Interglacial…

…When Sea Levels Were Roughly 20 to 30 Feet Higher than Today Science recently published Hoffman, et al. (2017) Regional and global sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation.  Not too surprisingly, the study has been ignored by the mainstream media.  …

2017-01-22 11:50   Click to comment

Bob Tisdale: Because of the GISS and NOAA Press Conference about 2016 Global Surface Temperatures…

…A Reminder of How Horribly Climate Models Simulate the Surface Temperatures of Earth’s Oceans. This post serves as the annual model-data comparison for sea surface temperatures. INTRODUCTION Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth, yet climate models …

2017-01-18 13:24   Click to comment


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