Tag Archives: Nick Stokes

You only need about 60 surface stations

Since surface temperature changes are correlated over distances of about 1000 km (it does depend somewhat on the latitude of the stations), it turns that you only need about 60 stations to produce a reasonable surface temperature dataset. [Edit: As … Continue reading

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No, Hansen wasn’t wrong!

It’s 30 years since James Hansen testified before the US Congress about climate change. In the same year, he published a paper that produced some forecasts. I wasn’t going to write about this as there are a number of articles … Continue reading

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Some advice for the Global Warming Policy Foundation

I’ve had a brief series of posts that I collectively call helpful tips for the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). They’ve included Really, Benny Peiser, Really?, Come on, Andrew, you can get this, and Matt Ridley, you seem a little … 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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linear vs non-linear

Andrew Montford has a post about the errors in Lennart Bengtsson’s rejected paper. I haven’t seen the paper, and nor – I think – has Andrew Montford. All we have access to is a copy of one of the reviewer’s … Continue reading

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