WATN: it's November

Those who poke around in obscure corners of the wub may have noticed that Force X from Outer Space was due to be published in October:

We are ramping up the end of this series because we’ve been informed that both of David’s papers will be published in October — one on the error in the climate models and one on the notch delay solar theory.

This was an event of somewhat less note than AW's epoch-making non-paper but surely it deserves some kind of mockery rather than total contempt? Or perhaps not.

Anyway, it is now November. Perhaps the papers didn't make Nature after all. I tweaked them but didn't get a reply.

[Now (written 2016/12/16) we're a fair way though December. I've tweaked them again -W]


* WATN, 2015

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By Kevin O'Neill (not verified) on 04 Nov 2016 #permalink

WATN? A good question for arctic and antarctic ice. What the frick is going on, and why isn't Watts writing a piece about it?

Evans might get more traction by submitting it to a West Australian Journal Of The Philosophy Of Metascience For Authors Not Named Bruce.

Journal of the Open Atmospheric Society taking longer than expected to get off the ground?

By Dikran Marsupial (not verified) on 05 Nov 2016 #permalink

Prof. Salby's journal paper, that was apparently " ... in press, expected to be published in about 6 months." back in August 2011, seems to be subject to an even greater delay.

[I fixed up your link. That's definitely another one for the year-end WATN, if I remember -W]

By Dikran Marsupial (not verified) on 05 Nov 2016 #permalink

Let's not forget 'The International Temperature Data Review Project' by GWPF. Must be due anytime soon.

By Ian Roberts (not verified) on 05 Nov 2016 #permalink

I'm sorry for going all tangential here, but in your sentence: "Those who poke around in obscure corners of the wub may have noticed", is "wub" some pop culture reference I've missed, or is it just a typo?

[Wub ~ web, and comes from Beyond lies the Wub, which I've never read -W]

By Whomever1 (not verified) on 05 Nov 2016 #permalink

Cheers, BTW ISTR Monckton more recently saying that Salby has three papers in press, but I can't find where he wrote it, but all I can find is a comment on The Hockey Schtick.

By Dikran Marsupial (not verified) on 05 Nov 2016 #permalink

I stuck my nose into Jo Nova's blog a couple of months ago where somebody was discussing some prediction or other. I linked to David Evans' prediction of global cooling due to be kicked off by the current solar cycle.
Apparently I'm not allowed to count that as a failed prediction because even though the cooling was meant to have peaked this year, it might still happen as late as 2018.....

By Craig Thomas (not verified) on 06 Nov 2016 #permalink

We shoulda shorted his Big Chill hedge fund