Monthly Archives: November 2015

Be hated?

I thought I would post this video (H/T Victor) by Veritasium who, last year, posted a video called 13 misconceptions about global warming. This new video is him discussing the fall out from his climate change video and, given the … Continue reading

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A (stupid) $100000 bet

I was going to ignore this, but since this is a blog and I’ve nothing better to write about, I thought I would comment on Doug Keenan’s $100000 challenge. If you want some insights into Doug Keenan, Richard Telford’s blog … Continue reading

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Feedbacks, climate sensitivity and the limits of linear models

Since I’ve discussed climate sensitivity here quite a lot, I thought I would highlight a recent paper, by Knutti & Rugenstein, called feedbacks, climate sensitivity and the limits of linear models. It’s a very nice, and readable, summary and – … Continue reading

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Richard Tol’s climate sensitivity estimate

In his interview with Roger Harrabin, Richard Tol said something quite interesting. He claimed: RT: The very start of my career was about trying to show that CO2 and other greenhouse gases cause climate change. We were one of the … Continue reading

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Short memory?

To follow up from my earlier post I thought I might quickly write another one, as it almost seems as though Richard Tol has forgotten that he published – last year – a correction to his own 2009 meta analysis. … Continue reading

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Going for the record

Just a quick post to highlight a BBC article called society set for climate change woe. You might be surprised by who was quoted as agreeing that we are about at the point where the consequences are starting to outweigh … Continue reading

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What is it with journalists and AGW?

I managed to get blocked by Peter Hitchens last night. Apparently I’m an intolerant, arrogant, fanatic, who was a little bit patronising. The irony was that the exchange started with him ranting at me was because I had the temerity … Continue reading

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