Monthly Archives: August 2013

Alarmist, really?

I haven’t really had a chance to post anything today and there isn’t anything in particular that I feel like writing about. I thought I would post what is quite an amazing item from RT, Russia’s 24 hour english news … Continue reading

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Watt about doubling the burn?

Willis Eschenbach has a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called Double the burn – Scotty. In this post he calculates how much we would need to increase our use of fossil fuels in order for the per … Continue reading

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Watt about the 95% certainty?

It has been suggested that the forthcoming IPCC AR5 report will claim that it is at least 95% percent likely that human activities – chiefly the burning of fossil fuels – are the main cause of warming since the 1950. … Continue reading

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Watt about the cyclones and the tornadoes?

Watts Up With That, has a couple of new posts, one claiming that 2013 is a record low year for US tornadoes and a second about a paper that suggests a decrease of tropical cyclones. The post about tornadoes, written … Continue reading

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Why should we be concerned?

There’s been quite a lot of discussion recently about representing global warming as equivalent to 4 Hiroshima bombs per second. Making Science Public had a recent post by Warren Pearce called more heat than light? Climate catastrophe and the Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Making Science Public

I wasn’t sure whether to write about this as I’m unsure of what to make of it and there may be subtleties that I’ve missed. Bearing that in mind, I will go ahead anyway. The University of Nottingham has a … Continue reading

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Roger Pielke Sr and Douglass & Knox

I had a brief Twitter exchange with Roger Pielke Sr. yesterday. I had commented that I thought the AGU position statement on human-induced climate change was very good, and he wanted to know what was wrong with his alternative. Well, … Continue reading

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