Category Archives: Watts Up With That

The BBC and its balance, again

I had been struggling to find things to write about, but I listened this morning to the Today show on BBC Radio 4. It included an interview with David Hempleman-Adams, expedition leader of the Polar Ocean Challenge, which has successfully … Continue reading

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Consensus on consensus

Richard Tol’s consensus paper has finally been published. Richard’s paper can probably be described as taking all possible sets of numbers from all the various other consensus studies, and plotting graphs showing various possible levels of consensus, but without paying … Continue reading

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A poignant essay

Although I find this a rather uncomfortable topic, I thought it well worth highlighting an article by Piers Sellers in which he discusses his thoughts about climate change, given that he has just been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. … Continue reading

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If I Had Ever Been Here Before I Would Probably Know Just What To Do

An argument preferring recurrence questions to attribution questions We have had a very severe weather event in South Carolina. As I write it is still an extremely serious situation. Before taking off onto the science and implications, it is worth taking … Continue reading

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Watt about Roger’s questions?

I haven’t done a Watt about post for quite some time, so thought I would repeat it just this once. Roger Pielke Sr has guest post on Watts Up With That claiming to present seven very inconvenient questions that Gavin … Continue reading

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Aerosol forcing

I was wondering if a anyone had any insight into this new paper by Bjorn Stevens called Rethinking the lower bound on aerosol forcing. The basic goal seems to be to try and more tightly constrain the forcing due to … Continue reading

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Open thread

Due to popular demand – ok, just one person 🙂 – I’m posting an open discussion thread. The topic is a recent post at WattsUpWithThat by Tim Ball called People starting to ask about motive for massive IPCC deception I’m going … Continue reading

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A meeting of minds

I wasn’t sure whether or not to write about the recent meeting between some British climate scientists and a group of “skeptics”, that took place during Anthony Watts’s recent trip to the UK, but since there are some reports about … Continue reading

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The Smoking Gun At Darwin Zero?

This is a guest post by AnOilMan No, but it sure is an enticing title. It was 4 years ago when I first started getting concerned about what climate change skeptics were saying. This was the first article foisted on me: … Continue reading

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Mapping the sceptical blogosphere

A tweet from Warren Pearce lead me to a new paper by Amelia Sharman called Mapping the Climate Sceptical Blogosphere. The abstract includes the following A network of 171 individual blogs is identified, with three blogs in particular found to … Continue reading

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