Monthly Archives: October 2013

A few things

I haven’t really had anything particular to say for the last day or so, so thought I would just write a post with a few thoughts. Having given the moderation issue some more thought, the main change I will be … Continue reading

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Some new rules?

This is really just a post to say that I’m clearly going to have to introduce some new rules with regards to comments. There are a couple of recent comments threads that I’ve moderated badly and that have ended up … Continue reading

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Watt about another Maunder Minimum?

There’s a recent post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) which seems to simply be a copy of a BBC blog post by Paul Hudson. The blog post is titled Real risk of a Mauder Minimum “Little Ice Age” says … Continue reading

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Henry’s Law

Murry Salby is doing a tour of the UK that is being promoted both by Bishop Hill and by ScottishSceptic. One of the ideas promoted by Salby is that the rise in atmospheric CO2 is natural and not anthropogenic. As … Continue reading

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Engaging with “skeptics”

Sou has a recent post about why scientists talk to contrarians. This all started when Andrew Montford (Bishop Hill) reported on a talk by Rob Wilson. In this talk Rob discussed the analysis used by Michael Mann and colleagues to … Continue reading

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MODTRAN

Chris suggested that maybe I should summarise yesterday’s discussion with Roger Pielke Sr. I may do that but I think I would first need to give it some thought, and I also need to catch my breath slightly. However, as … Continue reading

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Okay, Roger, an acknowledgement

I wrote, yesterday, a rather snarky – and insulting – post about what I thought was an embarrassing blunder by Roger Pielke Sr in his recent WUWT post. Roger responded with the following tweet Misinterpretation by @wottsupwiththat See http://t.co/fADmzTu23T and … Continue reading

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Watt is up with Roger Pielke Sr

I wasn’t going to write another post today but I’ve just come across a new Watts Up With That (WUWT) post by Roger Pielke Sr. The title of the post is Radiative Forcing, Radiative Feedbacks and Radiative Imbalance – The … Continue reading

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Hockey Sticks and things

There’s been a somewhat unfortunate spat involving Michael Mann, Robert Wilson and Tamsin Edwards, amongst others. I don’t really want to discuss the details of the spat (Sou has a post about it that includes some interesting comments) but there … 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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