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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 53 minutes ago

Russian agriculture to benefit

Siberian agriculture could benefit from climate change
http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/48491
Some nations, like Russia and northern parts of China, [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 1 hour ago

Re: El Nino Tea Leaves

Getting the discussion back to ENSO, currently the subsurface temperature anomaly for the central and eastern Pacific is at zero. One would certainly expect it to be significantly above zero if we are having or going to soon have an El [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 2 hours ago

Re: Wave power snakes

From a distance, they look like nothing more than thin red lines on the horizon, easily lost amid the tumbling blue of the Atlantic Ocean. But get closer and the significance of the 140m-long tubes, 10 years in the making by a British company and [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 2:32 PM

Re: Back to the stratosphere

With 2014 in the bag we now have 21 years, 1994-2014, with no significant temperature trend in the stratosphere (the slope is -0.003°C/year).
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Sun Jan 25

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:17 PM

Re: Health Care in UK

Hard of hearing patients given only one device to be worn on left OR right ear
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:00 AM

Winds versus temperature

Here's another paper on the temperature plateau that tamino insists isn't happening. This one is by three French researchers at Meteo-France, the French national meteorological service.

They show that show that many climate models [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:49 AM

Re: Billionaire says we need to cut back

And what do the Koch Bros., Walton Family, Rupert Murdoch, Donald Trump, Bechtel Family own? They all make the Forbes 500 richest.

AFAIK, Donald Trump (for example) isn't going around telling people that
'America's lifestyle [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 6:59 AM

Greenpeace fall guy named

Greenpeace Names Activists Behind Its Epic Fail in Peru
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Sat Jan 24

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 11:43 AM

Re: Trending

He is basically telling you to use a longer time period to think about this.

No, that's not what tamino's post was about. He wrote:
"The simple reason is that for the last 15 or 20 years, let’s say since the turn of the [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:40 AM

Re: Trending

No, BJ, tamino is saying (and has said so before) that there is no pause, no change in the trend. Which is wrong. In his post he takes the 30-year trend from 1970-1999 and extends it for another 15 years. Then he says there is no difference from [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 6:50 AM

Re: Trending

Someone else is finding things happening pretty much the way he expected.

Well, tamino continues to live in his own world of denial about the current plateau. Now he claims there is no difference in trend between the last 15 years and [more]

Fri Jan 23

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:39 AM

Re: Margin of error?

There is a lot of information about error in the science. In the press releases? Not so much.

This is the interesting sentence in the OP:

My daughter and I discuss this often and she's an Environmental Scientist so she has [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:34 AM

Re: Deniers Roll Call

List of 49 United States Senators who voted against an amendment saying that human activity is a significant contributor to climate change.

Not that most Senators care, but the important word here is 'significant'. Does that mean 25%? [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:59 AM

Re: Margin of error?

Since much of the temperature record is based on data from pre-computer era dates (standardization of mercury thermometers was never global) what is the margin of error in these statistics?....Even with current technology there has to be a margin [more]

Thu Jan 22

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 1:43 PM

Re: 2014 Warmest Year on Record

To simplify things I used annual HadCRUT4 data which start in 1850.
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Thanks. That's interesting.


I didn't expect to find that in the middle of the 20th century one could go over half a century with just ups and downs and a [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 11:44 AM

Re: 2014 Warmest Year on Record

It does bother me that the standard temperature series are not stable. Looking at the HadCRUT4 data I pulled back in October, there are already differences, just three months later. I can understand changing the records for the 1940s, for example, if [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:48 AM

Re: 2014 Warmest Year on Record

spinning asked:
If you look at the entire record, what is the distribution of periods without a statistically significant trend? What and when is the longest period?

To simplify things I used annual HadCRUT4 data which start in [more]

Wed Jan 21

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 5:04 PM

Re: Business poll

Many CEOs and boards of directors don't look much past their company's next quarterly earnings report. Don't ask them to be worried about potential impact to the business long after they are retired.

At the same time, they are [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 4:10 PM

Business poll

How concerned are CEOs about climate change? Not at all
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 9:21 AM

Hybrid airplanes?

Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing
www.cnet.com/news/hybrid-cars-please-hybrid-airplanes-are-th...
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