New Studies: Europe warming faster than expected, Flooding as Expected

Europe warming faster than expected due to Climate Change

I have two new studies to cover today. Both are interesting because they add data to the conversation. One reveals that parts of Europe are warming faster than the models predict, and the other reveals that Europe is flooding exactly as the models predict. Let’s take a quick look at each. Study 1: Detection of … Read moreNew Studies: Europe warming faster than expected, Flooding as Expected

Current Climate warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years

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When casually discussing climate change, a rather popular rebuttal often offered by some is the idea that the climate always changes over time and that in the recent past there have been warmer periods. Examples often cited include the Roman warm period (250-400 AD), and also the better known Medieval Warm Period (700-1400 AD). Have … Read moreCurrent Climate warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years

Can we be confident that NASA are right?

NASA GISTEMP for April 2019

Via NASA, we have the GISS Surface Temperature Analysis. This is an estimate of global surface temperature change that is issued around the middle of every month and gives us a chart that shows us what is going on. Here for example is the illustration by NASA of 2018 in context … A bit of … Read moreCan we be confident that NASA are right?

How fast are the oceans warming?

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To answer this question all we need do is to stick a global thermometer into the ocean and measure what is going on. Easy right? Actually yes it really is like that. There exists a vast network of roughly 3,800 Argo floats scattered right around the planet. Each individual one goes through a continious 10 … Read moreHow fast are the oceans warming?