• Climate Change & Violent Fantasies

    • Date: 06/06/11

    According to a newspaper columnist, people like me should have my opinions “forcibly tattooed” on my body. I should be forced to buy low-lying property, and be lashed to a pole near an Australian beach in the year 2040. If the sea level has risen beyond the height of my mouth, he has already anticipated […]

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  • History Lesson: Green Alarmism In 1968

    • Date: 05/06/11

    Paul Ehrlich: 500 Million To Starve After 1975 http://news.google.com/newspapers Real Science, 5 June 2011

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  • Judith Curry: Doubt, Uncertainty And Ignorance

    • Date: 03/06/11

    The word “doubt” has a bad connotation in the climate debate owing the the merchants of doubt meme.  Richard Feynman puts the word “doubt”  into the appropriate perspective in the context of science: When a scientist doesn’t know the answer to a problem, he is ignorant. When he has a hunch as to what the […]

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  • 1979 Prediction: Warming Trend Until The Year 2000, Then Cooling

    • Date: 31/05/11

    A reminder that there was a time when climate scientists actually did science. http://news.google.com/newspapers Real Science, 30 May 2011

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  • Bumper Harvest In India: Too Much Food Causes Problems

    • Date: 30/05/11

    A new study published in the Science magazine says that global warming has contributed to a drop in the yield of crops in Russia, China and India: Crop yields hit by global warming Global warming is hurting world food production, says new study. A drop in the yield of some crops around the world was not […]

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  • Judith Curry: Uncertainty, Risk, And (In)action

    • Date: 29/05/11

    So when you take uncertainty into account, it actually leads to the decision that we should take action more quickly.” I first spotted the statement in the Discover Magazine interview with myself and Michael Mann .  I thought it had to be a typo or misquote (note, Mann said this, not me  ) In discussing the Discover […]

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  • Hurrah For Solar Power!

    • Date: 28/05/11

    And Ya Boo Sucks to the lies told about it. Here’s the good news: Solar photovoltaic (PV) power is set to achieve the environmentalists’ holy grail of grid parity – the same cost price as fossil fuels – across the European Union by 2017, according to a UN expert. How excellent! Low carbon energy becoming cheaper […]

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  • Lord Turnbull Publishes Devastating Critique Of The Coalition’s Climate Policies

    • Date: 27/05/11

    Scepticism about climate change takes at least four forms: Some sceptics don’t believe that the climate is changing. Others believe that climate is changing but it isn’t ‘man-made’. Some believe that climate change is happening but they don’t believe government action can make a difference. Some believe that government might be able to make a […]

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