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Dr. Spencer is an internationally recognized climatologist who explains things like why we do not know whether man is causing any climate change or not.

Or, is the planet really warming all over?

Roy Spencer, PhD. Climate Change Research Scientist, Author, Former NASA Scientist

  • The AMS Scolds Rick Perry for Believing the Oceans are Stronger than Your SUV
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-06-22 at 16:33

    Yesterday, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) sent a letter to DOE Secretary Rick Perry, scolding him for the following opinion he uttered in a CNBC interview on June 19. Quoting from a Washington Post article: Asked in an interview on CNBCs “Squawk Box” whether he believed that carbon dioxide was “the primary control knob for [… […]

  • A Global Warming Red Team Warning: Do NOT Strive for Consensus with the Blue Team
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-06-13 at 17:07

    Now that the idea of a global warming Red Team approach to help determine what our energy policy should be is gaining traction, it is important that we understand what that means to some of us who have been advocating it for over 10 years — and also what it doesn’t mean. The Red Team [… […]

  • Spy Satellite to Spy on Spy Satellites?
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-06-12 at 13:28

    The May 1 Space-X launch of a classified satellite mission was considered very unusual after amateur satellite watchers realized it was being put into the same orbit as the International Space Station (ISS). (ISS resupply missions aren’t classified.) We now know that not only was “USA 276” put into the same orbit, but it actually [… […]

  • UAH Global Temperature Update for May, 2017: +0.45 deg. C
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-06-02 at 13:02

    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for May, 2017 was +0.45 deg. C, up from the April, 2017 value of +0.27 deg. C (click for full size version): The global, hemispheric, and tropical LT anomalies from the 30-year (1981-2010) average for the last 17 months are: YEAR MO GLOBE NHEM. SHEM. [… […]

  • Good Climate Hunting (D. J. Trump, writer, director)
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-06-01 at 21:04

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  • Santer takes on Pruitt: The Global Warming Pause and the Devolution of Climate Science
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-05-25 at 13:27

    A new paper in Nature: Scientific Reports by Santer et al entitled Tropospheric Warming Over the Past Two Decades begins with this: After a recent Senate confirmation hearing, Scott Pruitt the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency received a written question regarding observed warming estimates. In response, Mr. Pruitt claimed that over the [… […]

  • UAH Global Temperature Update for April, 2017: +0.27 deg. C
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-05-01 at 12:54

    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for April, 2017 was +0.27 deg. C, up from the March, 2017 value of +0.19 deg. C (click for full size version): The global, hemispheric, and tropical LT anomalies from the 30-year (1981-2010) average for the last 16 months are: YEAR MO GLOBE NHEM. SHEM. [… […]

  • People’s Climate March on Saturday…through Snow
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-04-28 at 17:04

    You would think that since it’s almost May that one could plan a march against global warming without having to worry about getting snowed on. Well, weather rules — not climate. While the People’s Climate March in Washington DC Saturday (April 29) will enjoy unseasonably warm weather, some of the Sister Marches out West won’t [… […]

  • UAH Shooting Investigation Update, and Thanks
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-04-27 at 21:08

    John Christy met with the chief of police at UAH today, and I’m happy to report that, contrary to initial reports, the investigation into the seven shots fired into our building has not been dropped. UAH has also coordinated with other law enforcement, which is good. I’d like to thank everyone who made the effort [… […]

  • Update on Possible Ecoterror Attack at UAH
    by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. on 2017-04-26 at 12:12

    Ecoterrorism. Eco-terrorism is defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against people or property by an environmentally oriented, subnational group for environmental-political reasons, or aimed at an audience beyond the target, often of a symbolic nature.” -Wikipedia It appears that at least some [… […]

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