Does the ‘Leader’ of the Free World Really Know So Little About Climate?

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Mr. Obama’s remarks at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Commencement May 20 demonstrate the extent to which his advisors are keeping him divorced from the facts.

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February 2015 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

By Bob Tisdale – Re-Blogged From https://bobtisdale.wordpress.com

This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through February 2015 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through January 2015—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) through February 2015.

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Climate Models vs Real World Data

cropped-bob-shapiro.jpg   By Bob Shapiro

The anti-energy policies of the greens, and by extension of the democrats, depend in large measure on the accuracy/validity of the various climate models. I have stated my opinion several times already that these models are crap.

If the models cannot be relied on to give realistic predictions of future global warming, then the politicians intent on outlawing CO2 through outlawing the use of fossil fuels rightly would be laughed at and voted out of office.

The only way to tell if the models have any validity is to compare the model output to real world observation – look at the data.

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