Worth another airing I think. Use this link to the Lean and Rind paper as climatesci.org is a link farm these days.
On July 22 2009 I posted on the new paper on solar forcing by Lean and Rind 2009 (see). In that post, I also referred to the Benestad and Schmidt 2009 paper on solar forcing which has a conclusion at variance to that in the Lean and Rind paper.
After the publication of my post, Nicole Scafetta asked if he could present a comment (as a guest weblog) on the Benestad and Schmidt paper on my website, since it will take several months for his comment to make it through the review process. In the interests of presenting the perspectives on the issue of solar climate forcing, Nicola’s post appears below. I also invite Benestad and Schmidt to write responses to the Scaftta contribution which I would be glad to post on my website.
GUEST WEBLOG BY NICOLA SCAFETTA
Benestad and Schmidt have recently published a paper in JGR. (Benestad, R. E., and G. A. Schmidt…
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