• Richard Feynman: Cargo Cult Science – A Timely Reminder

    • Date: 25/11/09

    We’ve learned from experience that the truth will come out. Other experimenters will repeat your experiment and find out whether you were wrong or right. Nature’s phenomena will agree or they’ll disagree with your theory. And, although you may gain some temporary fame and excitement, you will not gain a good reputation as a scientist […]

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  • On Temper Tantrums and Integrity

    • Date: 24/11/09

    By Professor Philip Stott:  I am normally a fan of David Aaronovitch, but his piece in today’s The Times attacking Lord Lawson, Dr. Benny Peiser, and the new Global Warming Policy Foundation is dreadful, more like a child having a temper tantrum in the Day Nursery than a comment from a mature journalist. Sadly, however, […]

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  • WSJ: Global Warming With the Lid Off

    • Date: 24/11/09

    ‘The two MMs have been after the CRU station data for years. If they ever hear there is a Freedom of Information Act now in the U.K., I think I’ll delete the file rather than send to anyone. . . . We also have a data protection act, which I will hide behind.” So apparently […]

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  • Hiding evidence of global cooling?

    • Date: 24/11/09

    The Washington Times, Editorial, 24 November 2009: Scientific progress depends on accurate and complete data. It also relies on replication. The past couple of days have uncovered some shocking revelations about the baloney practices that pass as sound science about climate change. It was announced Thursday afternoon that computer hackers had obtained 160 megabytes of […]

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  • Copenhagen will fail – and quite right too

    • Date: 22/11/09

    Nigel Lawson – The Times, 23 November 2009 Exactly a fortnight from today, the United Nations climate change conference opens in Copenhagen. Its purpose is (or was) clear: to agree a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Under Kyoto, all those developed nations that ratified the treaty (all, in practice, except the […]

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  • Apocalypse fatigue: Losing the public on climate change

    • Date: 19/11/09

    Last month, the Pew Research Center released its latest poll of public attitudes on global warming. On its face, the news was not good: Belief that global warming is occurring had declined from 71 percent in April of 2008 to 56 percent in October — an astonishing drop in just 18 months. The belief that […]

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  • Defects in Key Climate Data are Uncovered

    • Date: 01/10/09

    Beginning in 2003, I worked with Stephen McIntyre to replicate a famous result in paleoclimatology known as the Hockey Stick graph. Developed by a U.S. climatologist named Michael Mann, it was a statistical compilation of tree ring data supposedly proving that air temperatures had been stable for 900 years, then soared off the charts in […]

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