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It’s still not the sun, stupid

Real science is about the gathering of multiple lines of evidence, bulding on previous research that built on research before that. One of the hallmarks of denialism is choosing a single study or dataset out of a multitude simply because it is an outlier that confirms their prefered viewpoint. On the “It’s the sun, stupid”…

Solar change and climate: an update

Chris S recently posted a lengthy comment, an extended excerpt from a recent Proceedings of the Royal Society paper. Full citation is: Solar change and climate: an update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum Mike Lockwood Proc. R. Soc. A 8 February 2010 vol. 466 no. 2114 303-329 The abstract is here.…

It’s the Sun, Stupid

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: The sun is the source of all the warmth on earth. Any increase in temperature is most likely due to changes in solar radiation. Answer: