OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
- Robinson and Catling model closely matches data for Titan’s atmosphere
- Never Mind Rwanda, Eat Vegetables!
- An Asteroid with Rings
- Challenging Arrhenius Again
- Quote of the day
- El Hierro eruption: climatic impacts?
- Climate of FUD
- Place your bets…
- Winter rains and continental trains
- Climate change increases weather
Author Archives: Verity Jones
It’s Groundhog Day again and I’ve a confession to make. I’ve been trying to write something on this for the past few years. I was trying for sort of imagined diary with apologies to the film of the same name. … Continue reading
This Copernicus journal thing is a mess. I think I’m most angry that the fiasco was probably preventable. I don’t have an opinion on the science other than ‘interesting’, as further than that I don’t feel qualified to comment, but … Continue reading
I’ve had a great day today! Among other things, a visit from one of my favourite clients brought an unexpected conversation. When you’re a climate skeptic, there are some things you just don’t say. Clients are well-known for giving their … Continue reading
With the media spotlight on his ill-fated and indeed ill-considered “expedition”, Professor Chris Turney has got plenty of publicity. He was not exactly shy of the camera even before departure, as a series of videos about the planned voyage produced … Continue reading
How appropriate that it is pantomime season. This year’s sell-out production of “Climate Change Academics on Ice” may have been marketed under #SpritOfMawson, but Professor Chris Turney, climate scientist, certainly knew the story he wanted to tell via media circus.
If you haven’t heard of MOOCs you may simply have overlooked them; online advertising for MOOCs seems to be everywhere and, with Google supplying user-relevant advertising, ones related to climate seem to come up frequently (for me anyway). MOOC List … Continue reading
I made it! It’s been a bit of a gallop getting Christmas prep done this year, but here I am with everything in hand and time to post a picture. Wow! Blogging has been non-existent of late for a plethora … Continue reading
Oh this is hilarious. The Daily Express reports today that Met Office staff have a few other weather forecaster websites bookmarked. According to story Met Office predicts…a snoop on rivals: “Staff have visited the web pages of four rival forecasters … Continue reading
It’s the beginning of the end. Watch the Giant with Feet of Clay crumble. A train wreck in slow motion. There’s more sense being said about AR5 than would have been imaginable eighteen months ago when drafts were available. In … Continue reading