Don’t mock the Monck

Apparently, Monckton is a member of the House of Lords, according to constitutional lawyer in England. I don’t have a dog in this fight, I’m just in it for the popcorn sales. That said, here’s the plot summary. A lot of the alarmist side of blogosphere (especially John Cook at SkS and Tim Lambert at…

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Duking It Out With Foreign Investors

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, has spoken out about windmills, and he’s not happy at all. Chris Huhne, the UK Energy Secretary, has said that people who oppose windmills are “curmudgeons and fault-finders”. He finds windmills “elegant” and “beautiful”. Figure 1. A photo of elegant windmills…

Shades of Foster Grant

Tamino Misses The Point And Attempts To Distract His Readers By Bob Tisdale The obvious intent of my recent post “17-Year And 30-Year Trends In Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies: The Differences Between Observed And IPCC AR4 Climate Models” was to illustrate the divergence between the IPCC AR4 projected Sea Surface Temperature trends and the trends of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will…