Tag Archives: Skeptical Science

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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Nic Lewis and the UK Met Office

Nic Lewis (an independent climate scientists) and the UK Met Office seem to be having a public debate about climate sensitivities and about the Met Office’s climate models. I find it quite interesting that the Met Office are engaging in … Continue reading

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Overestimating global warming?

There is a new Nature Climate Change commentary called Overestimating global warming over the past 20 years. It’s by John Fyfe, Nathan Gillet, and Francis Zwiers. I’ve been trying to find out what the criteria are for a commentary in … Continue reading

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Roger Pielke Sr and Douglass & Knox

I had a brief Twitter exchange with Roger Pielke Sr. yesterday. I had commented that I thought the AGU position statement on human-induced climate change was very good, and he wanted to know what was wrong with his alternative. Well, … Continue reading

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Atmospheric CO2 lifetime

The Hockey Schtick appears to be excited about a new paper that finds that the lifetime of CO2 in atmosphere is only 5.4 years. This appears to actually be an abstract for a conference presentation, rather than an actual paper. … 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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Owen Patterson – Secretary for the Environment?????

So this has already been covered by Skeptical Science, so I’ll only make a brief comment. Owen Patterson – the UK Secretary for the Environment – on Question Time last night, apparently said the climate’s been going up and down … Continue reading

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