Monthly Archives: April 2014

On the coming El Nino

Given that I’ve written about this before I thought I may as well post this short video of Kevin Trenberth talking about the possibility of an El Niño later this year. According to Kevin Trenberth, it’s not so much if … Continue reading

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Mud wrestling with a pig

Dr Stephan Harrison, from the University of Exeter, was interviewed as part of an Australian documentary about Patagonia. Anthony Watts and Bishop-Hill (aka Andrew Montford) are mightily upset that he responds to a question about “sceptics” by saying People often … Continue reading

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Critically analysing horse shit

I commented recently that a potential issue with the new Climate Change National Forum (CCNF) Fact Checker is that some articles are such nonsense that it would be not unlike trying to critically analyse a pile of horse shit. The … Continue reading

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On being alarmed

The Climate Change National Forum has a new Fact Checker section. I think the idea is to post news articles about climate change and allow the scientists involved in the Climate Change National Forum to comment. It sounds like a … Continue reading

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Free speech

The issues of free speech and censorship seems to have cropped up in a number of places in the climate debate recently. Judith Curry has a recent post where she has highlighted and commented on recent articles about this topic. … Continue reading

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The Smoking Gun At Darwin Zero?

This is a guest post by AnOilMan No, but it sure is an enticing title. It was 4 years ago when I first started getting concerned about what climate change skeptics were saying. This was the first article foisted on me: … Continue reading

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Discounting the future

This is a guest post by Rachel Whether or not we should do something about climate change is often evaluated in terms of costs and benefits. If the benefits of doing something outweigh the harms, then this would give us a … Continue reading

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