Tag Archives: James Annan

Poor Roger!

I wrote a post about Roger Pielke Jr’s recent Wall Street Journal article about his [u]nhappy life as a climate heretic, but it was rather long and rambling, so I can’t actually bring myself to post it. Instead, I’ll just … Continue reading

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Non-linear climate sensitivity

Rather strangely, the recent Science Advances paper Nonlinear climate sensitivity and its implications for future greenhouse warming, that’s been getting some attention recently, made it into our Journal Club today (and it had nothing to do with me). It’s, consequently, … Continue reading

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Bayesian estimates of climate sensitivity

Thanks to Bill Shockley I’ve been made aware of new paper by James Annan about recent developments in Bayesian estimation of climate sensitivity. It covers many things I’ve been wondering about, so I found it very interesting. I don’t need … Continue reading

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Nic Lewis’s latest estimates

This is going to be a rather lazy post, as I’ve been at the beach all day with the kids and don’t have much energy. I was just interested in whether or not anyone had had a chance to look … Continue reading

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Nic Lewis’s prior beliefs

Nic Lewis has apparently had a paper published in the Journal of Climate, called Objective Inference for Climate Parameters: Bayesian, Transformation of Variables and Profile Likelihood Approaches. Nic discusses his new paper in a Climate Audit blogpost called Paper justifying … Continue reading

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Can we trust climate models?

I got into another slightly silly discussion yesterday about climate models, which I tried to resolve by directing the other person to a new paper by Julia Hargreaves and James Annan called Can we trust climate models?. This is a … Continue reading

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I’m confused about Kummer & Dessler

I wrote a post recently about the new Kummer & Dessler paper on Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (ECS). It was based on the earlier work of Shindell et al. (2014). The basic premise is that more land mass in the northern … Continue reading

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