Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year

So, it’s almost the end of 2013 and, for me at least, it’s been quite a year. I started this blog on the spur of the moment and didn’t really expect anyone to take it all that seriously. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Antarctic sea ice, ha ha ha!

Some seem to find it somewhat amusing that an icebreaker full of journalists is currently stuck in the Antarctic sea ice, awaiting rescue (yes, Andrew Neil, I’m talking about you). To be fair, I can see the irony (a little) … Continue reading

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Gavin Schmidt on advocacy

Gavin Schmidt presenting the Stephen Schneider lecture at the recent AGU meeting is now available on youtube, so I thought would post it here. Gavin has posted it himself at RealClimate and the comments there are worth a read. Andy … Continue reading

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Science and silence

Judith Curry tweeted me (and others), yesterday, to suggest that Sou’s interpretation of much of what Judith says is typically ludicrous. I know that Sou can be snarky (that’s her chosen style) but she’s often pretty spot-on and more than … Continue reading

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Forcings and feedbacks

William Connolley had a recent post about making stuff up, that discussed the linear relationship between temperature change and change in forcing (ΔT = λΔF). I commented that I had thought that this linear relationship was simply an approximation based … Continue reading

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Christmas past

I hope everyone has had a pleasant and relaxing Christmas. Didn’t get up to much, apart from deciding to have a short trail run before dinner and managing to twist my ankle when I didn’t notice a small rock in … Continue reading

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Winding down

Given that it is the holiday season, I plan to take a short break from blogging to try and relax and spend some quality time with the family. Admittedly, I’ve written almost a post a day for the last 300 … Continue reading

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