Category Archives: Physics

CO2 Global Warming

It is often said that the science behind CO2 enhanced global warming is simple  and settled. However, calculating the top of the atmosphere ‘radiative forcing’ of CO2 is really not that straightforward at all. First you need to assume an initial … Continue reading

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Observation of a tidal effect on the Polar Jet Stream

Our paper has now been published for open discussion at Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. acp-2015-300 Observation of a tidal effect on the Polar Jet Stream C. H. Best and R. Madrigali Abstract Variations in the Polar Jet Stream directly affect weather across … Continue reading

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Seasonal Warming trends

Winter months in the Northern Hemisphere are responsible for most of the observed land warming in CRUTEM4.  The summer months (June, July, August, September) essentially show no warming at all from 1850 to 1990. Overall,  NH winters have warmed about twice … Continue reading

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