Category Archives: Steven McIntyre

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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The Ghost of Present ClimateBall ™

Good news: Stephen G. McIntyre [0], whom I prefer to call “the Auditor” for obvious reasons, has started to “promote” (in a technical sense [1]) the concept of ClimateBall ™. Better yet, he distorts it by labeling an indefinite group … Continue reading

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Some kudos

In a recent post, Andrew Montford appeared to associate me with Paul Krugman and Michael Mann. August company indeed, although I don’t think it was intended as a compliment. I did, however, decide to comment on the post, and it … Continue reading

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