Daily Archives: December 4, 2011

IPCC Brand Science™ – extrapolating 10 himalayan glaciers to speak for 54,000 – meanwhile Himalayagate 2 is evolving over the Stern Report

10/54,000 = .0185 % That’s an impressively small sample size. Apparently Pachauri’s zeal to get back the Himalayagate claim of melting by 2035 outweighs any rational attempts at science. In any other discipline, a sample size this small would be … Continue reading

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Open thread weekend

I’m a little burned out after nearly two weeks of covering Climategate 2.0, plus my children are demanding that I put up Christmas lights on the house. So, I’m taking the rest of the day off though may do an … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “If you think that science is certain-well that’s just an error on your part.” Richard Feynman [H/t Daniel Botkin, WSJ] – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – … Continue reading

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The contextual collection of ClimateGate 2.0 quotes

One of the first whines out of RealClimate ( a Fenton Communications/ Environmental Media Services production) was that they were “out of context” saying: “Indeed, even the out-of-context quotes aren’t that exciting, and are even less so in-context.” That’s typical … Continue reading

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WUWT – helping to educate UEA students on climate

This is curious and amusing. A few days back it was reported that there was a CG2 email from Phil Jones where he laments some skeptical slides being used in a powerpount lecture at UEA. Turns out that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Scientists behaving badly – part II

By Steven Hayward, The Weekly Standard (via The GWPF) No amount of context can possibly exonerate the CRU gang from some of the damning expressions and contrivances that appear repeatedly in the new emails. More so than the 2009 batch, … Continue reading

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