Archives for February 14, 2007

UK leads the world

I’m happy to say that in one respect at least the UK leads the world: the proportion of the U15′s having sex. According to UNICEF we storm ahead with 38%, way ahead of our nearest rivals the repressed Swedes (figure 5.2d). We also do best at getting drunk, too (5.2b), though we only just beat…

I thought I’d expand a bit more on why Svensmarks figure 4 is unacceptable (fig 4 of arXiv; fig 6 in Cosmoclimatology: a new theory emerges). Bear in mind that there is more wrong in the article than just this, though! The fig is: I’m arguing about the lower line, which purports to be a…

…but also about global warming. See here. And also Lubos’s blog. And what did he have to say? President Klaus also expressed his opinion on the recent finding of the UN scientific panel on global warming. In his opinion, warming is a myth. Oh dear, not a very good start. Václav Klaus: I don’t see…