HTTTACS Open Thread

Okay, the main page for How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic has over 500 comments now, so as I should have done long ago, I am closing comments there. Please post any miscellaneous comments that don't fit better elsewhere on this site here on this thread, thanks!

Open thread for “One or Two Warm Years is not Global Warming”

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”

Revisiting the source of the observed CO2 rise

Of all the myriad climate skeptic arguments out there, the argument that the current rise in CO2 is not human caused truly is one of the most ridiculous positions one could take. (Please note, I am not saying it is ridiculous to consider, we should consider everything, but like wondering if the light in the … Continue reading Revisiting the source of the observed CO2 rise

Hansen wants the sceptics thrown in jail

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.Objection:In his June 23, 2008 testimony before the United States Congress, James Hansen called for the punishment of climate change skeptics for "crimes against humanity". This is a mockery … Continue reading Hansen wants the sceptics thrown in jail

October 2008, yet another phony record

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.Objection:In October, 2008, Al Gore's science advisor, James Hansen announced yet another "hottest" month on record. After all the alarmist banner headlines sank in, yet another "correction" quietly contradicted … Continue reading October 2008, yet another phony record