Daily Archives: December 5, 2010

New peer reviewed paper shows just how bad the climate models really are

One of the biggest, if not the biggest issues of climate science skepticism is the criticism of over-reliance on computer model projections to suggest future outcomes. In this paper, climate models were hindcast tested against actual surface observations, and found … Continue reading

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Sea Ice News #31

I’ve watched the hubbub over the AccuWeather video by Joe Bastardi that called NSIDC’s Sea Ice data into question, because it “seemed” to show lower Arctic Sea Ice values than that of JAXA or DMI. Here they all are: JAXA … Continue reading

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The 4 legged AGW table

Josh of Cartoons By Josh writes: Kevin Anderson’s post at Bishop Hill intrigued me. He came up with 4 simple theoretical ‘legs’ upon which to launch his clear view that Anthropogenic Global Warming was serious and needed immediate attention. A … Continue reading

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Has Charles Dickens shaped our perception of climate change?

Note: This essay originally appeared last January on The Air Vent. Given our current winter, it as just as prescient now as it was then, so I’m reposting it here. Thanks to Verity Jones and Charles the Moderator for bringing … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

See note from SEPP asking for assistance at the end of this article- Anthony THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The 16th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on … Continue reading

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Surgical anesthetic gases coming under fire for global warming potential – Only one problem: they haven’t been observed in the atmosphere

The press release below is from the University of Copenhagen Department of Chemistry. The anesthetic gases isofluran, desflurane and sevoflurane are coming under scrutiny for global warming potential. However, what isn’t stated in the press release is this important paragraph … Continue reading

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