Category Archives: Steven McIntyre

Climategate

Climategate is a topic I’ve rarely discussed on this blog. Mostly because it’s clear that it’s not possible to have a constructive discussion with those who have different views about its significance. However, since I watched the BBC show about … Continue reading

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Recursive climateball

I noticed on Twitter that Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) has got people talking, again, about controversies based on emails from almost 20 years ago. Rather than delving into it too much myself, I thought I would just post the … Continue reading

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The uncertainty on the mean

I wrote a quick post about Gavin Schmidt’s post comparing models to the satellite datasets. I thought Gavin’s post was very good, and explained the various issues really well. Steve McIntyre, however, is claiming that Schmidt’s histogram doesn’t refute Christy. … Continue reading

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What a surprise …. not

To the surprise of no one, Nic Lewis has found many serious problems with the recently published Marvel et al. paper (also discussed here and here). Even less of a surprise is Andrew Montford lapping up Nic’s claims with glee. … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Hockey Sticks

Since I’m waiting for the rain to stop so that I can finish cutting the grass, I thought I might post some thoughts I’ve had about hockey sticks. It’s partly motivated by a discussion I was having in the comments … Continue reading

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Guest post : Skeptics demand adjustments

This is a guest post from Steven Mosher, who is part of the Berkeley Earth (BEST) team. It’s motivated largely by the recent resurgence of claims of tampering with the temperature records, that I’ve discussed earlier. I won’t say anymore, … Continue reading

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Things

I’m at a bit of loose end today. I should really be out of the office, as there are important things happening, but I have no control over them and so have come in anyway. I have, however, looked through … Continue reading

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