Tag Archives: Skeptical Science

A grand scheme of scientists

I came across this video today of John Cook interviewing Brian Schmidt, who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work showing that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. He mainly talks about attempting to accept a bet … Continue reading

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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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Representative Concentration Pathways

I’ve noticed a fair amount of dicussion about the Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs) varying from they’re scientific fraud, they’re overly optimistic, to the details are being hidden so the IPCC can’t be trusted. I haven’t actually paid to much attention … Continue reading

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Skepticism vs Denial

I’m probably a bit late to this, but I thought I would briefly promote the University of Queensland MOOC on Making sense of climate science denial. It’s essentially being run by the Skeptical Science team, and aims to address how … Continue reading

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A juvenile tactic?

Someone pointed out to me (I couldn’t see it myself, because I’ve been blocked) that Matt Ridley had retweeted my post about his recent article, that was reposted on Skeptical Science, and said: Now http://t.co/HhIsPcVpeT confirms warming now down to … Continue reading

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Why it must be frustrating

There are many aspects of the climate change/global warming debate that are clearly frustrating for many of those involved, but one might think that fundamentally everyone is interested in the same thing: understanding the science associated with climate change. It … Continue reading

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Nic Lewis and the UK Met Office

Nic Lewis (an independent climate scientists) and the UK Met Office seem to be having a public debate about climate sensitivities and about the Met Office’s climate models. I find it quite interesting that the Met Office are engaging in … Continue reading

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