Category Archives: Michael Mann

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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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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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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Michael Mann on tipping points

I’m sure many would disagree, but although I’m clearly aligned with those who are regarded as alarmists, I’ve tried quite hard to avoid alarmist rhetoric. That doesn’t mean I’m not concerned/alarmed, just that my intent here was to discuss (mostly) … Continue reading

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Watt about sticking it to the Mann?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post by Lord Christopher Monckton called Sticking it to the Mann. In this post, Christopher Monckton responds to Michael Mann’s recent Richmond Time’s Dispatch article. I would explain why what Christopher says … Continue reading

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Science and belief

There’s a common statement made by people on both sides of the global warming/climate change debate. It goes something like this Science isn’t about belief, it’s about evidence. The basic argument is that you don't believe the science, you consider … Continue reading

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Science and policy

Tamsin Edwards wrote an article for the Guardian yesterday called Climate scientists must not advocate particular policies. After reading the article, I largely agreed and wrote the first comment. My main issue with the article was the idea that scientists … Continue reading

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