Author Archives: Verity Jones

Oh Happy Day!

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

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Seeking the Limelight

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

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Pantomime on ice

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.

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Spotting every trick in the MOOC

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

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Christmas Cheer

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

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Looking over their shoulder

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

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Life Takes Over

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

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Alpha

On a whim last night was seeking a particular piece of music remembered from my youth. I have the album on vinyl somewhere – Vangelis, Albedo 0.39 Found it, here used with NASA HD images which I thought others might … Continue reading

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Pot, Kettle, Black

What fun to find Dana Nuccitelli’s dirty little secret (WUWT, Andrew Neil (BBC)) that he is now at pains to play down. Apparently he works in contaminated land cleanup. Happy to dish it out but can’t take it, eh? As … Continue reading

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Someone is wrong on Wikipedia…

According to today’s Telegraph Global Warming is the fifth most edited entry in Wikipedia. This is of course no surprise, with the well-known hyper-revisionism of climate zealot William Connolley.

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