Category Archives: Roy Spencer

It’s mostly about risk

I wanted to post this video (see end of post), that I first came across in this comment (H/T Pehr Björnbom). It’s a few years old, so some things may have changed, but it’s still mostly relevent. It’s a discussion … Continue reading

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Jet streams and things

Just back from my meeting and I notice that there is a mini-furore over a story about Scientists warn[ing] of ‘global climate emergency’ over shifting jet stream. The scientists are Paul Beckwith who is currently a PhD student but has … Continue reading

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Satellite temperatures

There have been a number of interesting recent posts elsewhere about satellite temperature. Most of this has been motivated by claims that the satellite data is the best data that we have and that it should play some kind of … Continue reading

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Watt about Spencer and Braswell?

There’s a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called New study – climate system is only about half as sensitive to increasing CO2 as previously believed. It refers to a new paper by Roy Spencer and William Braswell … Continue reading

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Value-free science?

Reiner Grundmann has a new post on Die Klimazwiebel discussing whether or not philosophy can enlighten climate science. Reiner also has an earlier post about the same topic. As far as I can tell, the basic argument seems to be … Continue reading

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Andrew Neil’s correction to the corrections

Last Sunday Andrew Neil interviewed Ed Davey on the Sunday politics show on BBC1. I thought it was a very poor interview and criticised it in a recent post. Dana Nuccitelli was also very critical and pointed out a number … Continue reading

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Roy Spencer and Intelligent Design

Roy Spencer was called to give evidence before the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works. The hearing was itself was called Climate Change: It’s happening now. Personally I think that Roy Spencer is entirely unsuitable for giving evidence … Continue reading

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