Extreme Temperature Index-Some Calculations and Comparisons

This week Bob Henson and I introduced the world to the concept of an index which has the potential to rank and statistically compare surface temperature records. For a detailed explanation see: https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=3583 So for this post let’s do some calculations  using the ETI for some very recently set records. These come from March 21st, 2017 […]

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Pine Beetle Story from World Of Thermo

Story 10.    From Grim Reaping:                                                     Boogy Buggy “My, I am going to have a lot of children this year! It has been so mild that I feel like I can live forever.  Honey, I see a nice ripe, old pine. Let’s dance on its bark some, then Bealzabug, I can lay a lot of eggs!”, […]

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Time Flies

I noticed the following article about arctic sea ice loss this week: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What struck me was not so much the results, but the fact that the reported study began in 1979, the year I graduated from high school. Briefly, the article reported that Claire Parkinson, now a senior climate change scientist at NASA, began […]

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