Daily Archives: February 8, 2011

Litmus test: MIT Professor Emanuel won’t vote for climate change deniers

Post by Dr. Ryan Maue Distinguished MIT Professor Dr. Kerry Emanuel, who has waded gradually — but head-first into the politics of climate change, showed up on NPR’s Talk of the Nation last Friday to expound upon his previous LA … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate_change, Politics | 126 Comments

It’s official: the Gore-Olbermann channel lives

I mentioned yesterday as it was a rumor, today it’s a fact. Al Gore says so on his blog. Keith Olbermann to Host Major New Nightly Primetime News and Commentary Show on Current TV From Current TV: “Keith Olbermann, the … Continue reading

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Climate Professor Paul Krugman destroys deniers with his knowledge

Gradual Trends and Extreme Events Professor Krugman:  “I’ve spent a lot of the last several days reading about climate change, extreme weather events, food prices, and so on. And one thing that became clear to me is that there’s widespread … Continue reading

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A Cherry-Picker’s Guide to Temperature Trends Update: Warming Crisis Not

by Chip Knappenberger at Master Resource Back in October 2009, my post “A Cherry-Picker’s Guide to Temperature Trends” examined the many different statements that could be made to describe the tendencies of global temperatures over the past 20 years. I concluded that … Continue reading

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Coffin, meet nail. – more on Steig’s reconstruction issues

by Ryan O’Donnell via Climate Audit For those who are not mathematically inclined and did not entirely follow the discussion about Eric’s reconstruction in the previous post, well, a picture is worth a thousand words. This is what happens to … Continue reading

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Antarctic related warming

Josh at cartoonsbyjosh.com writes: This story exploded on the blogs yesterday, 7th Feb 2011, at Climate Audit, BishopHill, WUWT, The Blackboard and elsewhere. Can I summarise it? Well I will try… but in cartoons. So more to come:

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Rebuttal to the Climate Rapid Response Team

WUWT readers may recall this story: Pielke Sr. on the gang of 18 letter to congress Now, other scientists have seen that 18, and raised the stakes. Their letter is below: February 8, 2011 To the Members of the U.S. House … Continue reading

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New paleoclimatology proxy – old science magazines

Old issues of Science, Nature, might be useful after all. From The Weizmann Institute of Science Some of the history preserved in old tomes and newspapers may be hiding in between the lines of print. A Weizmann Institute scientist has … Continue reading

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Food fight

Paul Krugman has caused quite a stir with his claims that the riots in Egypt are the result of: global warming > causing bad weather > causing crop failure > causing increased food prices > causing riots. It’s rather circular … Continue reading

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