A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for August, 2009

The missing hotspot misses the point

A recent comment here brought up the frequent contrarian argument that there is a signature patern to enhanced greenhouse gas warming that is missing in the observational data despite showing up in the models. This is notably absent from the How to talk to a climate sceptic guide, something I hope to rectify Real Soon…

Delusions of supression

A very frequent whinge from climate change denialists is that the big bad environmental industrial complex is suppressing any dissent from the pre-approved party line. This is never accompanied by any actual evidence beyond an occasional anecdote. One such anecdote emerged last June in what was trumpeted as the EPA supressing one of its own…

Another Week of GW News, August 2, 2009

Sipping from the internet firehose… This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup