Archives for July, 2007

Cr*p weather

I’d just like to let you know that the weather here has been pretty rubbishy for what seems like ages. Down here we’re not getting the floods they have oop north, just lots of rain, and indeed yesterday some hail too. This has a vaguely serious side. Clearly, one summer (or lack thereof) doesn’t make…

It seems that Chris Rapley is moving on from Director of BAS to be director of the Science Museum. He said… I am thrilled at the prospect of taking on the leadership of such a cherished national institution, especially as the task I have been set is to make it the most admired museum of…

Comics

Thanks to Hank for http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wikipedian_protester.png (in the comments off where you’ll never see it). Its a fun site though. I liked regexp; random; godwin and this. And lots of others… fun to browse.

Heat or Temperature?

Another interesting entry on the often-provoking RP Sr site. This time a guest post by McNider, who I don’t know. He indulges in some giveaway ranting: Climate change alarmists have used the global surface temperature record as evidence of man’s impact on climate being “real” yet, as discussed below, most of the warming in this…

So says the Chicago Sun-Times. Oh dear. But what are these claims? For example, Gore claims that Himalayan glaciers are shrinking and global warming is to blame. Does he? I suppose he might, though I don’t remember it myself. Whats the rebuttal? Yet the September 2006 issue of the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Climate…