Category Archives: PAGES 2k

A real Hiatus

For reasons I certainly won’t go into here, I intend to take a break from all of this blogging. I don’t know for how long, but for a few weeks at least, and maybe longer. Before I do, though, I … Continue reading

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Hockey Sticks and things

There’s been a somewhat unfortunate spat involving Michael Mann, Robert Wilson and Tamsin Edwards, amongst others. I don’t really want to discuss the details of the spat (Sou has a post about it that includes some interesting comments) but there … Continue reading

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Science and belief

There’s a common statement made by people on both sides of the global warming/climate change debate. It goes something like this Science isn’t about belief, it’s about evidence. The basic argument is that you don't believe the science, you consider … Continue reading

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The irrational optimist

Matt Ridley, who regards himself as a rational optimist, had an OpEd in the Wall Street Journal yesterday titled Science is about evidence, not consensus. Indeed, I agree, I just think that what Matt Ridley suggests in his article is, … Continue reading

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A couple of basic questions for Bob Tisdale.

Bob Tisdale has added a new post to the Watts Up With That (WUWT) site, in which he makes a a quick comment about the PAGES continental temperature reconstructions. In this post he comments that “but as I’ve been illustrating … Continue reading

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The PAGES 2k consortium

The Past Global Changes (PAGES) project has released a progress article that has just appeared in Nature Geoscience. The article’s title is Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia (this article is paywalled unfortunately). Watts Up With That (WUWT) … Continue reading

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