And Now there is News: NASA climate Gavin Schmidt RIP!

I just go and write “there’s no news today”, and then … Via Tony Heller who himself got it from Roger Tallbloke:

Donald Trump is poised to eliminate all climate change research conducted by Nasa as part of a crackdown on “politicized science”, his senior adviser on issues relating to the space agency has said. (link)

Gavin Schmidt whose contribution was always in the shadow of his much more famous boss Hansen, will be remembered for work such as this:
nasasurfacetemp1981-1999-2014Although my fondest memory of Gavin was from a conference where he and similarly minded people presented this graph as “proof” of massive feedbacks in the climate:


He was such a hilarious man

(Retire in peace)

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