A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for December, 2009

CCW – Smacking the Hack Attack

greenman has done a fine job of debunking the various exagerations, misrepresentations and lies circulating about the recent Swiftwacking of CRU (aka Climategate). I recommend having a look, below:

Some sanity from the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail has an article by Thomas Homer-Dixon and Andrew Weaver on “responding to the sceptics” that can be read here. It is rather shorter than How to talk to a climate sceptic, having only 4 points. This is the overview of their Q&A:

Another week of GW News, December 6, 2009

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I ho8pe you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

Monbiot debates Lomborg

I heard about it too late for the live webcast, but you can watch this event at this link. I don’t know if this will be a permanent link.

Well, I see no one takes my advice on anything! The Associated Press LONDON — Britain’s University of East Anglia says the director of its prestigious Climatic Research Unit is stepping down pending an investigation into allegations that he overstated the case for man-made climate change. The university says Phil Jones will relinquish his position…

Climategate and why Monbiot is wrong

If you do not know what climategate refers to you probably got here via some odd typo in a google search. If you do but have not yet read Real Climate’s post on it, you should do so. It is too late to rename the whole affair, but I thing “Swifthack” would have been more…