Daily Archives: April 20, 2013

Occam’s razor

On a number of occasions, I’ve encountered climate skeptics invoking Occam’s razor to claim that because their idea/model/theory/analysis is simpler than someone else’s that their’s is therefore correct, and the other is consequently wrong. Firstly, according to Wikipedia, In science, … Continue reading

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Watt about the irony?

I started this blog because I had become somewhat disappointed with what was being said on the Watts Up With That (WUWT) site run by Anthony Watts. It also seems quite clear that it’s not really possible to engage with … Continue reading

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Watt about the “escalator”?

A little while ago Skeptical Science produced a graphic that they used to try and illustrate the difference between short-term variations and long-term trends. It was called The Escalator and I include it below. As I discussed in a previous … Continue reading

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