Tag Archives: Andrew Dessler

Water vapour and climate

Peter Sinclair has video interview with Andrew Dessler about water vapour and climate. The video doesn’t really say anything all that surprising. We are now reasonably sure that relative humidity remains roughly constant as we warm. This then allows us … Continue reading

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ECS > 2K?

I know Eli has already beaten me to it, but I thought I would also post the video of Andrew Dessler’s at the recent meeting on Earth’s Climate Sensitivity. It includes a talk by Bjorn Stevens called Some (not yet … Continue reading

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Kummer & Dessler on Climate Sensitivity

I’ve finally had a chance to read the new Kummer & Dessler paper The impact of forcing efficacy on the equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS). It’s an analysis of climate sensitivity that uses energy budget estimates and also considers (as suggested … Continue reading

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Andrew Dessler’s testimony on what we know about climate change

Originally posted on My view on climate change:
In his recent testimony, Andrew Dessler reviewed what he thinks “are the most important conclusions the climate scientific community has reached in over two centuries of work”. I think that’s a very…

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Curry vs Mann

Eli has a post about Andrew Dessler’s testimony to the Senate’s Environmental and Public Works (EPW) committee, so I had thought to try and write something about Judith Curry’s testimony, but haven’t really had a chance to read it thoroughly … Continue reading

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Watt about a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism?

There’s a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) that claims to be a a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism (in fact, it is essentially a cut and paste from an article in the Washington Times). It’s by … Continue reading

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Andrew Dessler on decision making

I thought I would post this video of Andrew Dessler discussing decision making. I think it’s very good, but others have – of course – disagreed. He uses an analogy in which 97% of mechanics say a plane is fine, … Continue reading

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