Tag Archives: Doug Keenan

2015 in review

Since I have a few free moments, I thought I would briefly review what’s happened in 2015. If you want something a bit more thorough, you could read Greg Laden’s or Skeptical Science’s reviews. After 2014 was the hottest year … Continue reading

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A (stupid) $100000 bet

I was going to ignore this, but since this is a blog and I’ve nothing better to write about, I thought I would comment on Doug Keenan’s $100000 challenge. If you want some insights into Doug Keenan, Richard Telford’s blog … Continue reading

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Personal attacks on Met Office scientists

I’ve been trying to stay out of the climate wars, but I really can’t resist commenting on this. There’s an interesting Greenpeace article discussing the UK government’s frustration with climate “sceptic” pressure (I added the inverted commas, as they seem … Continue reading

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We need a better class of climate “skeptic”!

When I started this blog, it was mainly to address the – mostly – scientific nonsense presented on Anthony Watts’ blog, Watts Up With That (WUWT). After a while this became a little too stressful, and the association with such … Continue reading

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Adventures on the Hill

My post about Andrew Montford promoting Doug Keenan’s statistical models (well, statistical somethings), prompted Andrew to respond with a post of his own. In the spirit of harmony, I thought I might spend some time commenting there. I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Come on Andrew, you can get this.

Andrew Montford, an influential climate blogger in the UK, is – once again – suggesting that man made climate change is not clear because, we are unable to demonstrate a statistically significant change in surface temperatures because of the difficulty … Continue reading

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Andrew Montford and the BBC News

Andrew Montford, who writes the Bishop Hill blog is a noted climate science “skeptic”. In the run-up to the release of the IPCC’s AR5 SPM, the BBC had a number of news reports about climate science. One of the reports … Continue reading

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