The Pseudonymous Poll Trailer

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [NOTE: This is not the poll, it is preparation for the poll.] Well, I have to say that I have learned a whole lot already in this project. In preparation for an upcoming poll on the use of names in posting, I’d asked for reasons why people post either pseudonymously…

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Ben Santer elected AGU fellow

No mention if he threatened to “beat the crap out of” the judges /sarc Ben Santer From Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Ben Santer is a man with a lot of accolades under his belt: A recipient of the MacArthur “genius” grant; an E.O.Lawrence Award; a Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)…

Amphibian decline – climate change not the single culprit

Like the recent smackdown of the “plankton are declining” nonsense, compare the new paper from OSU below to this reporting from 2008: From Oregon State University: Catastrophic amphibian declines have multiple causes, no simple solution CORVALLIS, Ore. – Amphibian declines around the world have forced many species to the brink of extinction, are much more…

The Ocean Wins Again

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I took a lot of flak last year for my post saying that the global 50% drop in phytoplankton claimed by Boyce et. al was an illusion. I had said: So where did the Nature paper go wrong? The short answer is that I don’t know … but I don’t…

Update on the CU sea level page status

Things are changing with global sea level data reporting. As I mentioned in my post April 6th: What’s delaying UC sea level data from being updated? As you can see in the graph above, the data has not been updated since mid 2010. Normally an update would appear sometime in Feb 2011 based on their previous…

Australia’s bad carbon policy advice dissected

Wrong advice, wrong policy by Bob Carter, David Evans, Stewart Franks, Bill Kininmonth & Des Moore From Quadrant Online April 25, 2011 Government misadvised on global warming On November 10 last year, the government’s Multi-party Climate Change Committee (MCCC) received a summary of the state of global warming science from its sole scientist member, ANU’s…