• New Study Suggests Arctic ‘Tipping Point’ May Not Be Reached

    • Date: 05/08/11

    This is interesting. While there’s much noise from alarmists that we are on an “Arctic death spiral” the team for this paper’s press release today found evidence that ice levels were about 50% lower 5,000 years ago. The paper references changes to wind systems which can slow down the rate of melting (something we’ve seen […]

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  • The Moderate Voice: Global Warming Credibility Problem

    • Date: 04/08/11

    A Rasmussen poll shows that a strong majority of Americans not only believe that anthropogenic global warming (AGW) has yet to be proven, but also that scientists may falsify data in trying to prove the theory true. The worst news for AGW believers is that the skepticism about their honesty cuts across party lines: Republicans and […]

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  • 69% Say It’s Likely Scientists Have Falsified Global Warming Research

    • Date: 04/08/11

    Rasmussen Reports survey of American Adults shows that 69% say it’s at least somewhat likely that some scientists have falsified research data in order to support their own theories and beliefs. The debate over global warming has intensified in recent weeks after a new NASA study was interpreted by skeptics to reveal that global warming […]

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  • Adapt To Climate Change And Pocket The Benefits, Lord Lawson Says

    • Date: 02/08/11

    There will be positive and negative consequences of climate change and the best policy is to adapt to change and “pocket all the benefits”, Margaret Thatcher’s chancellor of the exchequer Nigel Lawson told ABC radio today. “Even the IPCC, the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change, if you look at their section on health, they say […]

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  • More Disinformation From New Scientist About Climategate

    • Date: 31/07/11

    New Scientist has used the occasion of CRU’s release of CRUTEM station data in response to the ICO’s rejection of CRU excuses to disseminate further disinformation about the Climategate dossier. Anyone can now view for themselves the raw data that was at the centre of last year’s “climategate” scandal. The Climategate dossier is about the […]

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  • HadCRUT3: 30% Of Stations Recorded A Cooling Trend In Their Whole History

    • Date: 31/07/11

    The warming recorded by the HadCRUT3 data is not global. Despite the fact that the average station records 77 years of the temperature history, 30% of the stations still manage to end up with a cooling trend. In a previous blog entry, I encouraged you to notice that HadCRUT3 has released the (nearly) raw data from […]

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  • Science And The BBC: A Victory For The Forces Of Public Relations

    • Date: 27/07/11

    Last week the BBC published an analysis of its science coverage during two four-week periods in 2009 and 2010. The broadcaster commissioned the study from the Science Communication Group at Imperial College London* as part of a series of reviews of impartiality. The study concluded there was no evidence of significant factual inaccuracies in the […]

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  • Rajendra Pachauri, The IPCC And Rebekah Brooks

    • Date: 27/07/11

    The head of the UN panel on climate change, Prof Rajendra Pachauri, is still adamant that one famously exaggerated report should not cost him his job. Few areas of science are as bitterly contested as that of man-made climate change. And few, potentially, are as critical to the future of humankind on this planet. Which […]

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