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Bob Carter has been cherry picking for a long time, trying to make global warming go away. Tamino examines Carter’s latest effort. This, for me, was the highlight Carter does pay lip service to the idea of a trend. But he disdains the trend for the entire data set — in fact he seems to…

On the heels of his previous piece, Bob Carter has got another opinion published in a Fairfax newspaper, this time in the Sun Herald. (No link, I don’t want to encourage them — you can find it via Sou). Once again, the editor at Fairfax appears to completely indeifferent to whether Carter’s claims are true…

John Cook has already thoroughly demolished this Bob Carter opinion piece in The Age, but I just wanted to highlight the failure in the editing process that allowed Carter’s piece to be published as it was. Amongst other false or misleading claims, Carter claimed as a “Fact” that CO2 acts as a valuable plant fertiliser.…

The series of articles on climate change in The Conversation concludes: David Karoly: Bob Carter’s climate counter-consensus is an alternate reality: Let’s fall through a rabbit hole and enter a different world: the “Carter reality”. In that world, it is OK to select any evidence that supports your ideas and ignore all other evidence. ……

ABC’s AM misleads listeners

The ABC’s AM radio show had a story on the record temperatures in 2010 and chose to let Bob Carter to spout falsehoods without any challenge. They didn’t even ask him about his frequent claims that world had been cooling for a decade. Gareth Renowden has the details.

Bob Ward on the Science Show says: I looked at one example by Bob Carter, it was published in an Australian economics journal a couple of years ago called Economic Analysis and Policy. And I noted first of all that it had a quote in it, attributed to John Houghton who was a senior member…

Well, now we know why McLean’s Reply to the demolition of their paper was rejected. In a response being published by SPPI (was it rejected by even Energy and Environment?), they claim this was because of a vast conspiracy against them. But they make the mistake of including the rejected Reply, so anyone can see…

Cartergate

James Annan writes that their paper debunking McLean, De Freitas and Carter has been published and: Amusingly, the comment will be published alone, without the customary Reply. Why? Because…McLean et al couldn’t muster a reply that was publishable (and not for want of trying, either – it was simply rejected). I’m sure Energy and Environment…

The Australian‘s War on Science 45

The Australian Government has set up a Coasts and Climate Change Council to plan how to adapt to increases in sea levels and cyclone intensity that global warming will most likely bring. Since its about adaption to climate change and planning for the future, in a rational world even on opponent of mitigation like The…

It’s only taken two weeks to go from the blog posts shredding McLean et al to a paper submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research. The authors are G. Foster, J. D. Annan, P. D. Jones, M. E. Mann, B. Mullan, J. Renwick, J. Salinger, G. A. Schmidt, and K. E. Trenberth and the abstract…