Author Archives: Zeke Hausfather

About Zeke Hausfather

Zeke Hausfather, a data scientist with extensive experience with clean technology interests in Silicon Valley, is currently a Senior Researcher with Berkeley Earth. He is a regular contributor to The Yale Forum (E-mail: zeke@yaleclimatemediaforum.org, Twitter: @hausfath).
However One Slices It ... A Warming World

Reconstructing Surface Temperatures Leads to ‘Remarkably Similar Results’

In the aftermath of the recent hacked e-mails affair, much opprobrium has been cast in the direction of the Climate Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. In part the result of confusion over the meaning of the [...]

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Broadcast Charges Leveled at NOAA, NASA Labs

‘Extraordinary Claims’ in KUSI Broadcast On NOAA, NASA … but ‘Extraordinary Evidence’?

A San Diego TV station’s mid-January one-hour broadcast reporting that two key federal climate research centers deliberately manipulated temperature data appears to have been based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of the key climatology network used in calculating [...]

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Common Climate Misconceptions

BRRRRRR … A Cold January in Many Places And a New Round of Cooling Redux

It’s no surprise that as much of the U.S. hit was with an unusual January cold spell, hyperbolic warnings of an impending ice age would be close behind. The British tabloid The Daily Mail recently misrepresented the work of a [...]

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The CRU E-mails: What is Really There?

No climate-related stories over the past few years have attracted the level of mainstream coverage as those involving personal e-mails of prominent climate scientists that were hacked from a mail server at the Climatic Research Unit (CRU), University of East [...]

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SuperFreakonomics’ Climate Contrarianism: Do Trees and Solar Panels Warm the Earth?

Trees, climate friend or foe? It’s fun to be a contrarian, to point out cases in which commonly held conceptions falter, or when the opposite is true. But contrarian points often require quite a bit of nuance, and seldom do [...]

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Hybrid Car? Or All-Electric Vehicle? They All Take Energy, So How to Decide?

The electric car, seemingly on its death bed throughout the 90s and much of this decade, appears over the past two years to be rising from the grave. Every car company worth its road salt is rushing to put a [...]

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Common Climate Misconceptions

Claims of a Decade of Cooling Refuted By Analysis Showing It Warmest by Fair Margin

Global temperatures have seemingly plateaued in the past 10 years. Those dubious about climate science or wary of the social implications of carbon regulations have seized on this point to argue that fears of global warming have been overblown. However, [...]

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