Category Archives: Climate

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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WUWT-TV

Only catching up with recent events this evening, including WUWT-TV presenting a more balanced antidote to Al Gore’s scarathon “dirty energy=dirty weather” (which is here). Andrew Montford is on at the moment.  Well done Anthony – enjoy! To watch WUWT-TV click here or … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Cried Warming | Global Warming Initiative

A new film that’s about to upset a few people (h/t to Pierre Gosselin at NoTricksZone who has watched it and gives it a big thumbs up – ): The Boy Who Cried Warming | Global Warming Initiative. The feature … Continue reading

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Location Location Location

Well now we know, and I for one think it is worth the wait. Assuming this stands up to further scrutiny, and I have every confidence it will, this is a big deal.  These are only initial thoughts. Watts et … Continue reading

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Burying Crackpot Theories

Loved Josh’s recent cartoon, but I got to thinking this wouldn’t be allowed in Europe under the detailed rules of the Landfill Directive….

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Lamb’s science to the slaughter

 In David Archibald’s post over at WUWT Premonitions of the Fall (in temperature) there was a comment from Dr Tim Ball that seemed worth giving a bit of separate life. The full comment is here but I’ve excerpted most of it: the … Continue reading

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Examining Urban Heat Islands – Part 2

A look at how urban areas might cool Part 1 looked at the growth of various cities and urban areas and how that might cause UHI in the temperature record, which is likely to be a tangled mess of types … Continue reading

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