Category Archives: AGW Science and Background

Articles with a “Global Warming” science or background theme

A rather useful archive of Individual Station Modification Graphs

Looks like someone told NCDC that they needed to show the exact changes made to each station. Continue reading

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Le Chatelier and his Principle vs The Trouble with Trenberth

The Trouble With Trenberth is a failure to appreciate Le Chatelier and his principle, nor to understand just WHERE CO2 radiates, and where water rules the sky. Continue reading

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CO2 does not Black Body Radiation make

CO2 does not do “black body” radiation and the general assumption that it does radiate IR in that way is simply wrong. It would rather heat up than radiate, so drives convection rather than “back radiation”. So much for “settled science”. Continue reading

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Tides, Vectors, Scalars, Arctic Flushing, and Resonance

A brief look at why ignoring the direction of lunar tide forces is a bad idea, and why just looking at the size of the scalar portion is not the path to understanding. Continue reading

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Gee, siting problems and intrument error in sea level gauges

What kind of “issues” plague sea level rise trend creation? Are the data clean? The instruments well placed and maintained? Not so much… Continue reading

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