Wrong Again …

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Like anyone else, I’m not fond of being wrong, particularly very publicly wrong. However, that’s the price of science, and sometimes you have to go through being wrong to get to being right. Case in point? My last post. In that post I looked at what is known as “net…

Picket protest planned for Mann

Elmer at Minnesotans for Global Warming writes in with this, so I’m passing it on: Michael Mann the self proclaimed creator of the “Hockey Stick Chart” will be speaking at the Minneapolis Convention Center tomorrow afternoon. He will be discussing Climate Scientists in the Public Area: Who’s Got Our Backs?. In honor of this historic…

Should the Baltic Sea be taxed for CO2 emissions?

The Baltic Sea contributes carbon dioxide to the atmosphere The Baltic Sea emits more carbon dioxide than it can bind. Local variations have increased the exposure of the Bay of Bothnia. These are the results from a study of how carbon dioxide flows between the water of the Baltic Sea and the atmosphere, carried out…

NOAA: leaving bad data stand in Laredo

From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.’s Climate Science blog, a story of a poorly sited weather station, followed by leaving in the bad data when it is known to be bad. I’ve located the Laredo airport AWIS, more photos below. Guest Post By Richard Berler Chief Meteorologist KGNS TV Laredo, TX With his permission, Richard Berler  who…

Hansen’s admission – “skeptics are winning”

Like what Judith Curry saw recently at NCAR’s seminar, he seems to think it is all about communication. Part of the problem, he said, was that the climate sceptic lobby employed communications professionals, whereas “scientists are just barely competent at communicating with the public and don’t have the wherewithal to do it.” Yet sceptics are…

On “Skepticalscience” – Rewriting History

At Shub Niggurath Climate blog, he’s done a follow up to his first essay on the ongoing issues with integrity that the oxymoronically named blog “skepticalscience” has. Excerpts are posted below. I’ll point out the John Cook has not responded to my modest proposal yet, and even today, he allows the denigrating word to be…