Daily Archives: February 17, 2011

Peer Review, Pal Review, and Broccoli

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The recent problems with the publication of the O’Donnell et al. response to the Steig et al. paper on Antarctica have focused attention on continuing problems with the current system of peer review, problems initially highlighted … Continue reading

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Wind Power FAIL

This seems like a candidate for the FAIL blog, hence my caption. Here’s the story:

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The Spectator on the Antarctic Ice Capades

Nicolas Lewis and Matt Ridley have written a scathing article in the Spectator (UK) regarding the treatment of O’Donnell et al during the peer review and post peer review process. I’ve been privileged with receiving an advance copy. Since this … Continue reading

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The Economist on “climate cranks”

I watched some of this yesterday, noting that Mr. Hertsgaard seems to simply be making a ruckus to promote his new book. There doesn’t appear to be any depth beyond that. The Economist seems to agree. – Anthony Who are … Continue reading

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Regarding Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (Why Al Gore’s Comments to Bill O’Reilly at Fox News Are Wrong)

Guest post by Chuck Wiese Meteorologist Weatherwise, Incorporated Portland, Oregon From a meteorologist’s perspective, nothing is worse than to see atmospheric science trashed by the likes of Al Gore, who is a self proclaimed expert in this area, but has … Continue reading

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