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I thought I would write a brief post about this site’s moderation policy, or lack thereof. As I may have said before, starting this blog was all a rather spur of the moment decision and I didn’t really know what … Continue reading

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On holiday

Tomorrow, I’m off on for a week’s holiday with the family and with some family friends and will probably not have much internet access. I suspect that I will not be writing any posts, responding to comments, or approving any … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow

A tweet from Rachel Maddow reminded me that I’d seen a clip of her after Obama’s re-election that had to be one of the most moving and insightful political/social comments/speeches I’d ever seen. I know it’s old (and maybe you’ve … Continue reading

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Richard Tol’s second draft

So I’ve had a look through the second draft of Richard Tol’s paper Qunatifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the literature:a comment. It doesn’t seem to have changed much, so I stand by much of what I said … Continue reading

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Possible intermission

I’m currently sitting in the airport on my way to a conference in Germany. The queue for the flight is so long, I thought I would quickly write a post to point out that I may be taking a short … Continue reading

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Watt about the thumbs?

The Watts Up With That (WUWT) site has, for a short while, been including “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” buttons for the comments. There was a post a few days ago on which a number of the regular commentators were … Continue reading

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