Tag Archives: William Happer

Not even giving physicists a bad name!

When I’m trying to have a bit of a dig at physicists (of which I’m one) who think they somehow know better than climate scientists, I’ll post the cartoon on the right. When I came across this interview with William … Continue reading

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Physicists!

There’s a classic xkcd cartoon (on the right) that is meant to illustrate the arrogance of physicists. As one myself I, of course, think it’s a gross generalisation, but there is certainly an element of truth, as illustrated by the … Continue reading

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Dogma?

I watched some of the Congressional hearing yesterday on Data or dogma? It consisted of evidence from four people who I shall politely describe as contrarians (Judith Curry, John Christy, William Happer, and Mark Steyn) and one person who had … Continue reading

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Happer and Schmitt

I wrote a post a while ago about William Happer’s calculation of how long it would take to get a 6oC rise in surface temperatures. The calculation was simplistic and the assumptions didn’t seem to be based on current scientific … Continue reading

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Watt about 6 degrees?

The most recent Watts Up With That post is a guest post by Dr William Happer and is about Numeracy in climate discussions – how long will it take to get a 6oC rise in temperature?. This is supposedly based … Continue reading

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