Category Archives: Climate

Challenging Arrhenius Again

Posted on behalf of Peter Morcombe Consensus climate scientists contend that the GHE (Greenhouse Effect) amounts to 33oC.  My definition of the GHE is the change in the average temperature of a planetary body that can be attributed to its … Continue reading

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Climate of FUD

It’s not unusual to be reading a book quite unrelated to weather, climate, politics or anything to do with to global warming, when a little light goes on in the back of your brain and you think ‘oh – that’s … Continue reading

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Judge an author by his pals

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

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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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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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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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A Better Fellow

It is heartening news that Keith Briffa (left) has broken away from the influence of the hockeystick and the One Tree in Yamal. It must be more than a small moment of satisfaction for Steve McIntyre and is certainly time … Continue reading

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Balanced analysis?

Some grudging kudos is due to the BBC for a detailed airing of the sceptical viewpoint on the Today programme on Radio 4 this morning. They even interviewed ‘Sceptical Blogger’ Andrew Montford (Bishop Hill) – who made a great contribution. … Continue reading

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Arrhenius Revisited

Guest Post by Peter Morcombe Verity Jones kindly provided a soap box for me to compare the theories of Nikolov & Zeller to those of “Climate Scientists” exemplified by Scott Denning.  If N&Z are right the huge sums of money … Continue reading

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Unified Theory of Climate Revisited

Peter Morcombe copied me into an email last week asking for feedback on a reworking of his calculations on Nikolov & Zeller’s theory.  He’s had some feedback, notably from Robert G. Brown.  Peter emails: “Robert’s objections are based on dimensional … Continue reading

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