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Ever wonder…?

Did you ever wonder just how it can be possible that the same, thousand times debunked, climate “skepticisms” keep re-emerging, month after month, year after year? Obviously, there are those individuals (like Singer and Soon), organizations (like HeartlessLand), and media outlets (like Faux News) who deliberately lie and misinform with no concern for scientific or…

Monckton Myths

By far my favorite climate crank is the Non-Lord Cristopher Monckton. He is prolific and pseudo-scientific and the darling of the denialosphere, but he is also a certifiable crackpot and a very colourful loon. He is great material to make fun of and I highly endorse his self-promotion as the spokesman-in-chief for the climate sceptic…

Urban Heat Island: Reno, Nevada

Anthony Watts has a post up purporting to show a very large UHI effect in Reno, Nevada.

Summer ice in the arctic has recovered

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Sea ice at the north pole recovered a whopping 9.4% from 2007 to 2008 despite the doom and gloom predictions of the alarmists. Yet another wheel falls…

Making Lemonade

I poke into Jennifer Marohasy’s blog from time to time, though I am no longer a regular commenter. I gave that up a couple of years ago but still take any special cases as opportunities to chime in again. She’s one of those standard types of sceptics, the “scientist” from another discipline just “honestly” investigating…