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Archives for May, 2010

Another week of GW News, May 30, 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

There remain more questions than answers at this point, but the BP spin from yesterday that “Top Kill” was working appears to have been a falsehood. BP is not the right source for what the actual data from the well head means, but unfortunately they are the only source of said data. I would like…

Another week of GW News, May 23, 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

Still back at Keith Kloor’s place, Judith Curry seems determined to dig in to her position that governments and the IPCC and consensus minded science bloggers need to take the climate skeptics more seriously. Personally I think she completely misses the boat, because most of these folks have in fact been soundly debunked, or at…

Still Rotting…

FYI, the thread highlighted here is still continuing, though one wonders if it might be losing utility! The following is offered only as a laugh, and truly no offense intended to the originator. At times, the distance between mind and keyboard can be dauntingly immense:

Roy Spencer, darling of the climate skeptic community, says he is not very organized, as Phil Jones said of himself, and that “if you asked me to find original data from 20 years ago I’d have great difficulty too. We just didn’t realise in those days how important and controversial this would all become –…

Love the title of that post! Keith Kloor tries to defend journalism’s role in fiascos like “Swifthack” (aka Climategate) and climate science in general but really ends up simply providing a perfect example of the problem. I urge any and all to read the comment thread, it is an excellent and fascinating one, though I…

Another week of GW News, May 16, 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

Monckton’s complaint rejected

Lord Viscount Monckton of Benchley, it turns out, really is a “swivel-eyed maniac”. Or at least it is a fair thing to say.

Okay, that’s sarcasm. Wille Soon is featured in an interview on the Examiner.com website, but grilling is hardy how to describe the pathetic softballs Kir Meyers throws, rather rolls, his way. Here are a few of the questions he asked: Many of the scientists promoting the global warming theory appear to be driven by politics…