Category Archives: AGW Science and Background

Articles with a “Global Warming” science or background theme

5 Degrees in 10 Degrees

An interesting Sea Surface Temperature map from the U.S. Navy shows aspects of what actually drives temperature. It isn’t a gas. Continue reading

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Hurst, Dependence, Persistence, and a fatal flaw in “Climate Science”

A statistical Aw Shit at the foundation of all of “Climate Science” temperature trend findings. Continue reading

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Micro-Spherical Rain vs Flat Land and Fictional Sky

What can virga and the geometry of rain provide in the way of insight? Enough to matter, I think. Continue reading

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Berkeley Knows There Are Heat Islands

Seems that LBL at Berkeley has an entire section devoted to Heat Islands and their effects. Continue reading

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Of Computer Climate Models, Fudge, and Parameters – ModelE

A few modest bits from a first look at the ModelE code, available on line for anyone to look over. Continue reading

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Bruckner 35 year climate cycles and solar drivers

Back in the late 1800’s Brückner found a solar driven cycle or two in our climate. Recent research kind of confirms it and refines the idea behind the range of periods from 33 ish to 45 ish years. Continue reading

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Nitrogen – Active In The IR, A GHG?

Nitrogen is widely stated (shouted?) to be inactive in the Infrared Band and thus not a “Greenhouse Gas”. I asked: “Is that true?” and found that Nitrogen ( N2, N3, and N ions) radiates in many IR bands. That which radiates, absorbs, no? So is Nitrogen a GHG too? Or is the whole GHG thesis bogus… Continue reading

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