Monthly Archives: September 2013

IPCC AR5 WG1

Just in case you aren’t that involved in the climate change/global warming debate, the acronyms in my post title mean Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Report 5 (AR5) Working Group 1 (WG1). The IPCC is in the process … Continue reading

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Tim Minchin – Storm

Yesterday, I tweeted a link to a Graduation speech by Tim Minchin. Tim Minchin is one of a current group of comedians who seem to be remarkably scientifically literate (David Mitchell and Dara O’Briain are two others who spring to … Continue reading

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Andrew Montford and the BBC News

Andrew Montford, who writes the Bishop Hill blog is a noted climate science “skeptic”. In the run-up to the release of the IPCC’s AR5 SPM, the BBC had a number of news reports about climate science. One of the reports … Continue reading

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Judith Curry and the Ocean Heat Content

Judith Curry has a new post called the relentless increase of ocean heat content. It mentions two – very good in my opinion – alarming blog posts, one by Stefan Rahmstorf and the other by Joe Romm. These two posts … Continue reading

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Nic Lewis and the UK Met Office

Nic Lewis (an independent climate scientists) and the UK Met Office seem to be having a public debate about climate sensitivities and about the Met Office’s climate models. I find it quite interesting that the Met Office are engaging in … Continue reading

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Watt about Bob’s book?

I notice that Bob Tisdale has a post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) introducing his new book called Climate Models Fail. My, rather mean, first thought was that he should have included a colon between the words Models and … Continue reading

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Watt about Roger Pielke Jr?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a Weekly climate and energy news roundup in which they normally include a quote of the week. This week’s quote is by Roger Pielke Jr and is A difficult question for the climate science … Continue reading

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Watt about wondering Willis Eschenbach?

Firstly, credit to Sou at HotWhopper for the wondering part of the title. It seems too apt to not use it. It appears that either Willis Eschenbach is back from his tour of Great Britain or he’s had a moment … Continue reading

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The economic benefits of climate change?

Writing about this is definitely outside my comfort zone, so this post should not be seen as something from which others could learn but maybe a way for me to learn via the comments. There have been various claims that … Continue reading

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The CO2 control knob fallacy?

Judith Curry has a recent post called CO2 ‘control knob’ fallacy (?). Admittedly there is a bracketed question mark at the end, but I get the impression that Judith thinks that using the term ‘control knob’ when referring to CO2 … Continue reading

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