Let's continue the Hockey Stick Open thread, as suggested by skip, under a new title. A great place to pick it up is skip's most excellent response to a comment from crakar. He totally nailed all of crakar's various diversions and strawmen. This thread is about how and why people choose their positions in the … Continue reading Narratives: or The anatomy of a climate contrarian
Sipping from the internet firehose... This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another week of Climate Disruption News October 18, 2009 Chuckle, Post Bangkok, Copenhagen, Caitlin, BAD, Superfreakonomics, MEF, Maldives Cabinet Meeting Bottom Line, NA Weather, Carbon … Continue reading Another week of GW News: October 18, 2009
There is an overwhelming consensus supporting the basic tenets of anthropogenic global warming theory. Those tenets are that CO2 levels are rising, this rise is caused by human activity, this rise is causing a rapid warming trend and this trend will continue unless CO2 levels stabilise. Contrarians still like to deny this, but the existence … Continue reading Consensus, what is it good for?
The Reef Tank has kindly republished one of the How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic articles, the one about the claim that observed temperature increases indicate a much lower sensitivity to doubled CO2 than the general consensus figure of 3oC. It is an old argument, but it still comes up frequently here and elsewhere … Continue reading Reef Tank Replay
Check out WAG's simple, yet quintessential message on his Blog Action Day post, aptly titled "The only thing you need to know about global warming" On a slightly related note, Matt Nisbet gets a guest post on C&L to talk about getting the public involved. And how does he use his brief chance to reach … Continue reading Blog Action Day
Sipping from the internet firehose... This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup (sorry to be late this week!) skip to bottom Another week of Climate Disruption News October 11, 2009 Chuckle, Bangkok, Tripati et al., 4 Degrees, World Bank, Cosmic … Continue reading Another week of GW News: October 11, 2009
Sorry, I generally like the guy, and I can't quite yet let go of all my hopes, audacious or not, but Barak Obama has not done anything to deserve that yet.