Sunday, June 23, 2013

Remember when Hansen expected greater than average warming in the southeastern US? Never mind

Hansen and Hot Summers in the Southeast « Climate Audit
Hansen et al 1988 reported that they expected extra warming in the SE United States, a theme that was mentioned in his testimony in Washington in summer 1987. Hansen et al 1988 stated:
there is a tendency in the model for greater than average warming in the southeastern and central U.S. and relatively cooler or less than average warming in the western U.S. and much of Europe in the late 1980s and in the 1990s. …
2012: THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds southeastern US has cooled over past 112 years
A new paper published in Climate Dynamics finds "Portions of the southern and southeastern United States, primarily Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, have experienced century-long (1895–2007) downward air temperature trends that occur in all seasons."

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