A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for May, 2010

Offered without comment: (Thanks Morten Morland for the laugh, and h/t to Jeffrey Hill)

This is very interesting! It was only after returning to shore and closely examining the photographs they had taken that the researchers allowed themselves to acknowledge that what they had seen was, in fact, a gray whale. There was only one problem. There are no gray whales off Israel. There are no gray whales in…

Many Matters Monckton

Some old news here and some new, all of it about my favorite climate contrarian, Lord Cristopher Monkton. He is my favorite because he is a clown and the more he is put forth as denialism’s “Septical Champion” the better. First the old news. You may recall Tim Lambert debated Cristopher Monckton in Sydney a…

Another week of GW News, May 9, 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

Science has published a letter with 250 signatories protesting the recent and extreme attacks on scientists, climate scientists in particular. I agree with Michael, this letter should not be behind a paywall. I think the fact that it is, is disturbingly revealing of the disadvantage science has in the PR arenas. It is very well…

What’s wrong with this graph?

A regular here recently offered us this PDF from Willie Soon and Lord Monkton’s Science and Public Policy Institute and asks what is wrong with the graph in there.

A + B = WTF??

A = $6.08 billion B = $75 million

Another week of GW News, May 2, 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

Fighting different battles

So the blogosphere has been abuzz over a recent Q&A Keith Kloor did with Judy Curry, the lengthy comment thread is where most of the interesting stuff is. I actually wish to opine on the whole sorry mess but that will be in a later post. Her biggest beef is about what she sees as…

This really must be read to be believed. IANAL, but surely this is over the top, to use the legal jargon. It is a clearly an impossible demand.