Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Tolgate saga

It seems quite remarkable that the IPCC has released a statement in response to the Daily Mail article on a supposed smear campaign against Richard Tol. It seems to make clear that there may well be errors in some of … Continue reading

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Uncertainty monsters

I was trying to get a copy of Stephan Lewandowsky’s latest papers on Scientific uncertainty and climate change: Part I. Uncertainty and unabated emissions and Scientific uncertainty and climate change: Part II. Uncertainty and mitigation. Unfortunately, my university library doesn’t … Continue reading

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Some thoughts, or not

I haven’t really had a chance, or much desire, to write anything for the last few days. My previous post took a fair amount of effort, I’ve been rather busy with other things, and although there have been some interesting … Continue reading

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Emergence timescale for trends in US Tropical Cyclone loss data

There’s an interesting post on RealClimate that discusses fallacies in discussing extreme weather events. It’s well worth a read. It discusses what one might expect in terms of trends in extreme weather events, and it points out – quite correctly … Continue reading

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