A reader brings our attention to some recent papers showing that the sun plays a major role on climate, not that the IPCC will be the least bit interested. Here are a few in case you may have missed any.
Hadley and the UAH/RSS arctic make no estimates for the arcttic where there are no reporting stations. Hansen, estimates based on readings taken from 1200 km or more away.
2011 was the 52nd coldest year on record in Australia, colder than 1912, 1914, 1915 & 1919
For a few weeks in 2010, Joe Romm determined that a high pressure system over Moscow was representative of the state of the world’s climate. For some reason, he has lost interest there.
If they were actually interested in polar winter temperatures, they would head to Alaska – where temperatures have been running below -30.
Strange that NASA’s Hansen isn’t talking about this remarkable event. It would be easy to get the impression that he has an agenda which has nothing to do with science.
My first thought at the image of three whales hopelessly trapped in the ice pack was that global warming must is now be passé in Hollywood.