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Andrew Dessler’s new paper (preprint here) makes it clear just how bad Spencer and Braswell (2011) is. Spencer and Braswell assumed that changes in clouds were a stronger influence on temperature changes than changes in ocean heat content. Dessler used observations to show that the ocean heat content is vastly more important. He summarizes his…

Lindzen’s whoppers on 2GB

2GB have continued their practice of never talking to mainstream climate scientists with an interview with Richard Lindzen. It’s hard to pick Lindzen’s biggest whopper. Richard Littlemore thinks it is Lindzen’s untruth that there is no evidence for any change in polar ice sheets. Skeptical Science points to Lindzen’s untruth that the Earth has warmed…

Dessler debates Lindzen

Andrew Dessler sends me a link to his debate with Richard Lindzen. I agree with Dessler’s assessment that Lindzen’s case was very weak. Watch it and make up your own mind. Dessler also sends me a link to his new paper that demonstrates that the claims of Paltridge et al (2009) (touted at Climate Audit)…

The Australian renews its war on science by printing an opinion piece by Richard Lindzen. Arthur Smith comments: From his latest piece one can only conclude that either Lindzen has descended into the epistemic closure of paranoia and conspiracy theories that has become far too prevalent among some Americans lately or, worse, that he is…

Shorter Heartland Conference

Allow me to shorten Heartland’s 2009 International Conference on Climate Change for you. Joseph L. Bast: Bray’s survey shows that there is no consensus. Vaclav Klaus: Environmentalists have a secret plan to “return mankind centuries back”. Richard Lindzen: It is an error to say “It’s the sun!” Tom McClintock: Al Gore is fat. And, it’s…