Tag Archives: Climate

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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Judith Curry is blown away?

Judith Curry, a professional climate scientist who writes the Climate Etc. blog, is apparently blown away by a recent paper in Nature. The paper is by Yu Kosaka and Shang-Ping Xie and is called Recent global-warming hiatus tied to equatorial … 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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Alarmist, really?

I haven’t really had a chance to post anything today and there isn’t anything in particular that I feel like writing about. I thought I would post what is quite an amazing item from RT, Russia’s 24 hour english news … Continue reading

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Andrew Dessler on decision making

I thought I would post this video of Andrew Dessler discussing decision making. I think it’s very good, but others have – of course – disagreed. He uses an analogy in which 97% of mechanics say a plane is fine, … Continue reading

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John Cook and the atomic bombs

John Cook, who writes the Skeptical Science blog, has been criticised – in a blog article called Media Fail: John Cook’s Atom Bombs – for comparing global warming to atomic bombs. This Media Fail post is actually referring to an … Continue reading

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Kevin and his tricks!

Lucia over at The Blackboard has a couple of recent posts about Kevin Trenberth, called Trenberth’s missing trends and Trenberth’s Trick. These posts refer to a recent article by Kevin Trenberth called has global warming stalled? So what does Lucia … Continue reading

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