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Archives for February, 2010

Another week of GW News, February 7, 2010

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years 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

Ducking like a quack

ONCE TWO SCIENTISTS–it hardly matters what sort–were walking before dinner beside a pleasant pond with their friend, a reporter for the Dispatch, when they happened to notice a bird standing beside the water. “I am a skeptic,” said the first scientist. “I demand convincing evidence before I make an assertion. But I believe I can…

As ridiculous as that headline is, it is the theme du jour in the denialosphere…. The chair of the UN’s panel on climate change Dr Rajendra Pachauri was written a “racy” romance novel and therefore the IPCC AR4 is unreliable propaganda. Um…okay. If I wanted the denialists to win the PR battle, I would quietly…

A commenter just asked on the original “One or two warm years is not Global Warming” thread if the article is still true five years later. Certainly the logic of it, that the temperature trend is unequivocally warming and we are not claimig global warming because of a record or two, still holds, but I…