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Understanding the Global Temperature VI

Yesterday I had a look at meteorological balloon data and found that if we plot the trend as shown, below 10km (200mb) the atmosphere was warming and above it, it has been cooling and that this cooling reached a minimum … Continue reading

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The Science

After a recent comment I realised that it isn’t possible to include all the science in each article and that I’m going to have to provide some kind of prima for those who don’t yet understand important details of the … Continue reading

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Revised Temperature prediction

Following my series on Understanding the global temperature. I have realised that it is likely that a substantial part of recent warming – particularly northern hemisphere land-based temperatures have risen due to air plane contrails. Thus for forecast I made … Continue reading

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Understanding the Global Temperature V – Met Balloon Data

Note: the comments on height and the greenhouse effect are not accurate. Please see next article for a better description Summary so far In previous articles, I have tried to work out to what extent I can produce a global … Continue reading

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Understanding Global Temperature IV

Following the last post  I had a go to see what the graph might look like. With a bit of added processing to CET to give it a similar dynamic to the other global temperature proxy datasets, I produced the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Global Temperature III

In the last article I concluded that a reasonable proxy for global temperature could be produced using CET, then sea temperatures (HADSST3) then UAH6. However, that left me wondering why land based temperatures were so appalling. So, I decided to … Continue reading

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Senator Inhofe retiring in 2020

I was planning to write today about a superb piece by Coral Davenport of the New York Times which has run a few intelligent articles on climate and the environment lately: Head Stacks Agency With Climate Change Skeptics However, for … Continue reading

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Petition: Abolish House of Lords & replace with a people’s assembly

Following the behaviour of the Lords & many politicians in trying to thwart the will of the British people over Brexit, they have shown they cannot be trusted with our democracy. The House of Lords should be scrapped and replaced … Continue reading

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Understanding the Global Temperature II

Recap: in the last article, I showed that the satellite record, which is our most reliable indication of global temperatures, is most like the sea temperature record and least like the land based record. I had a go at trying … Continue reading

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Understanding the Global Temperature “discrepancies”

In my last post I created a reconstruction of global temperature over 350 years which I show below: And as I said in the article, I was confused why the UAH 6 (red) had not warmed as much as the … Continue reading

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