Another Attempt To Find The Tropical Hotspot!


By Paul Homewood

In his latest rant against deniers, David Holub referred to an article in the Guardian which was, even by their standards, particularly misleading.


Written by the notoriously unreliable John Abraham, it says:

A very important study was just published in the Journal of Climate a few days ago. This paper, in my mind, makes a major step toward reconciling differences in satellite temperature records of the mid-troposphere region. As before, it is found that the scientists (and politicians) who have cast doubt on global warming in the past are shown to be outliers because of bias in their results.

It is known that there is a problem because there are multiple groups that create satellite temperature records. For instance, NOAA, Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), and the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH). The problem is, their results don’t agree with each other. In particular, the…

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Definition of ‘climate’ changing faster than at any time in last 1000 years

It’s worse than we thought 😉


According to an alarming new analysis of the climate corpus, natural concept change can’t account for the dramatic saltations we’re witnessing in what scientists say the Earth’s climate means.

Climate philologists say the motion of the dial far exceeds background rates of semantic drift, and shows no sign of damping. They’re now worried that—with recent disturbances in weather,consensus,acidification,pollution,skeptic,global,conspiracist,conspiratorial,trick,hide,what the peer-reviewed literature is,the scientific method,knowledge,evidence and other traditionally stable concepts—verbal weirding could represent a new normal.

Stefan Lewandowsky, Bristol University’s Professor of Cognitive Science and a regular CN contributor, doesn’t need to see the data. He’s well aware that things are getting more frequent, because it’s happening to him. Anecdotally. It’s not unusual now, says Lewandowsky, to start work on a cli-psy paper and have no idea what a familiar and well-defined term will…

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