Wednesday, January 23, 2013

- Bishop Hill blog - The Black departure
I must say, I thought at the time that he had resigned to try pastures new. I wonder how I got that idea?

There are also some amusing comments from Fiona Fox about Black's expertise in the area
Major Hurricanes Hitting Half As Often As They Did Eighty Years Ago | Real Science
Yesterday, the community disorganizer in chief told us that hurricanes are getting stronger.

In fact, major hurricanes are becoming much less frequent and are currently at an historic minimum. The US used to get a major hurricane on average once a year, and now we only get hit about once every two years. The current stretch of eight years without a major hurricane strike is unprecedented in modern times.
High-Frequency Cyclicity In the Mediterranean Messinian Evaporites: Evidence For Solar–Lunar Climate Forcing
Particularly we found a significant quasi-decadal oscillation with a prominent 9-year peak that is commonly also found in modern temperature records and is present in the contemporary Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) index and Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) index. These cyclicities are common to both ancient and modern climate records because they can be associated with solar and solar-lunar tidal cycles.
Council defends climate change strategy claiming it will be free
Harrow Borough Council has defended its proposed strategy for tackling climate change by saying that it will not cost anything to implement.

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