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”
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!
The Oregon petition seems to be getting a small revival in the press and blogosphere lately, including in the comments here. I don't have a guide article for that, though I suppose I should. So much has been written about it, I don't know if I have anything original to say. Some example critiques are … Continue reading The Oregon Petition
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 Global Warming News Sipping from the internet firehose... January 24, 2010 Chuckles, Copenhagen, BASIC, WFES, IRENA, Solar Cycle, … Continue reading Another week of GW News, January 24, 2010
Marc Morono (sick) breathlessly announces that Gavin Schmidt has finally admitted that weather is chaotic and GCMs can not model it. And yes, that is about as shocking an admission as water is wet. Here is the incriminating quote: "The problem with climate prediction and projections going out to 2030 and 2050 is that we … Continue reading Breaking news from Marc Morano
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 June 28, 2009 Chuckle, Top Stories:Waxman-Markey, MTR Coal Protests, Repression Melting Arctic, Geopolitics, MEF, Sarychev, Carbon Tariffs, … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, June 28, 2009