Monthly Archives: October 2014

Come on, be more skeptical!

I popped over to Bishop Hill today – something I haven’t done for a while – and noticed that Andrew (to whom I haven’t always been particularly complementary) was promoting a new paper about clouds and global warming. The paper … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley, climate scientist?

I’ve written before about the BBC and its balance. Subsequently, the BBC upheld complaints about interviewing Nigel Lawson – a non-expert – about climate science. It seems, however, that the BBC must have – as part of its charter – … Continue reading

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Bob Tisdale is wrong!

I think Anthony Watts must be getting rattled by what Sou is writing on her blog. Not only did he – very kindly – out her a while ago, he and Bob Tisdale now insist on using her proper name … Continue reading

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Maybe we should remember this

David Rose has a new article in the Daily Mail exposing the shadowing network who fund green policy groups in the UK. This shadowy network apparently include the nefarious Dutch National Postcode Lottery and is shadowy because….actually, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Back to basics

Although I didn’t really think through starting this blog, one motivation was that I was aware that quite a lot of what was said about climate science in the blogosphere was simply wrong. I thought that if I could point … Continue reading

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The 2 degree threshold

I’ve never really written about the 2 degree threshold before, largely because I don’t really have particularly strong views about it. Scientifically, it’s a little odd to try and characterise what is clearly a very complex system with a single … Continue reading

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2 degrees by 2036

Michael Mann and Lawrence Torcello have an article in the Conversation about the philosophy and science of limiting global warming to 2oC. This caused some controversy on Twitter because it wasn’t clear if the article referred to the Northern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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