Monthly Archives: January 2014

Global Temperature: the Post-1998 Surprise

Originally posted on Open Mind:
Given how rapidly global temperature was rising prior to 1998, what’s the most surprising thing about global temperature since 1998? Most who call themselves “skeptics” of global warming would probably say “No global warming since…

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How science actually works

Since there have been a few heated exchanges between people I’ve both grown to like and respect, I thought it was time for some light-hearted relief. I have a sense that some (not those who regularly comment here of course … Continue reading

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IPCC 5th Assessment Review

I’ve finally had a chance to listen to some of the evidence presented to the Select Committee on Climate Change and Energy. It’s long and I haven’t listened to it all, so I thought I would jot down a few … Continue reading

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Expertise

Judith Curry has a new post about the Death(?) of Expertise. It’s based on an article by Tom Nichols in which he discusses the death of expertise. I saw the article myself and had been tempted to write a post … Continue reading

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Climate models

I came across this video (possibly from a tweet by Chris Colose) that describes climate models. I thought it was quite good, but I’m not a climate modeller so maybe others would disagree. The one thing I thought it did … Continue reading

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I also don’t get Judith’s logic

John Nielsen-Gammon has an article called your logic escapes me. It’s about Judith Curry’s testimony to the US Senate’s EPW committee (that I discussed here). I recommend reading the article yourself; it’s very good. Basically, Judith was presenting evidence that … Continue reading

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Illustrating error analysis

It turns out that this is my 300th post, which is rather disturbing. I really should find something better to do (enough cheering in the back there). Yesterday’s post was about Ocean heat content uncertainties and it reminded that there … Continue reading

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