Tag Archives: Bishop-Hill

Matt Ridley on Optimism

Like Sou, I too watched the video of Matt Ridley in Oz. My first thought was fairly similar to the first comment, from Chandra, on Bishop Hill’s post about the video I imagine readers already know and adore Ridley’s line … 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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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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Web of “lack of” Knowledge?

There is another post over at Watts Up With That (WUWT) claiming that John Cook’s consensus paper is falling apart. They seem rather fixated by this paper, which is interesting in itself. Anyway, it’s based on a post on Bishop … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and statistics!

There’s rather a strange post over on Bishop Hill called Met Office admits claims of significant temperature rise untenable. The post discusses the Met Office’s response to a parliamentary question by Lord Donahue in which he asked …Her Majesty’s Government … Continue reading

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