And this one is a beauty. Of course, like models, all analogies are wrong but some are useful! I think this hits the nail on the head in terms of CRU's perspective but I grant you it does not describe well any of the probable things that might be in the heads of the Climate … Continue reading I love analogies
For most of us, the F in FOI stands for "freedom". It seems for Steve McIntyre, it stands for "form letter". Via Eli Rabett we learn that the Freedom of Information requests (FOI) that are central to the only potentially damnng aspect of the CRU "swifthacking" incident have been released. They can be found here[PDF]. … Continue reading The F in FOI Request stands for “Form letter”
Anyone going to be in Sydney with a video camera? I happen to be in Australia now, but Sydney is a far cry from Ulverstone... I can't tell from the debate description if there will be any rebuttal time. If not it will be one of those kinds of debates that even Sarah Palin can … Continue reading Tim Lambert debates Lord Monckton
Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years 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 Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years February 7, 2010 Chuckles, COP15, Copenhagen Accord, Scorecard, … Continue reading Another week of GW News, February 7, 2010
ONCE TWO SCIENTISTS--it hardly matters what sort--were walking before dinner beside a pleasant pond with their friend, a reporter for the Dispatch, when they happened to notice a bird standing beside the water. "I am a skeptic," said the first scientist. "I demand convincing evidence before I make an assertion. But I believe I can … Continue reading Ducking like a quack
As ridiculous as that headline is, it is the theme du jour in the denialosphere.... The chair of the UN's panel on climate change Dr Rajendra Pachauri was written a "racy" romance novel and therefore the IPCC AR4 is unreliable propaganda. Um...okay. If I wanted the denialists to win the PR battle, I would quietly … Continue reading Head of IPCC writes trashy novel, global warming halts!
A commenter just asked on the original "One or two warm years is not Global Warming" thread if the article is still true five years later. Certainly the logic of it, that the temperature trend is unequivocally warming and we are not claimig global warming because of a record or two, still holds, but I … Continue reading Open thread for “One or Two Warm Years is not Global Warming”