Congressman Markey and Senator Inhofe agree to debate climate science

Inhofe ================================================= By Steve Milloy JunkScience.com So the debate’s not over after all. We’d pay for ringside seats. From Politico: Ralph Nader put on his Don King hat Monday with the hope of inspiring a made-for-TV showdown between two Capitol Hill stalwarts on global warming. The consumer activist and former presidential candidate pitched the idea…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: Sherlock Holmes: “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories instead of theories to suit facts”. From: “Scandal in Bohemia” A. Conan Doyle. [H/t Jim Johnson] – – – – – – – – – – – – –…

Tisdale on Climate Models Confirming Or Contradicting AGW

Part 2 – Do Observations and Climate Models Confirm Or Contradict The Hypothesis of Anthropogenic Global Warming? Guest Post by Bob Tisdale OVERVIEW This is the second part of a two-part series. There are, however, two versions of part 1. The first part was originally published as On the SkepticalScience Post “Pielke Sr. Misinforms High School Students”,…

Climate change blamed for dead trees in Africa

“Rainfall in the Sahel has dropped 20-30 percent in the 20th century, the world’s most severe long-term drought since measurements from rainfall gauges began in the mid-1800s,” said study lead author Patrick Gonzalez, who conducted the study while he was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for Forestry. “Previous research already established climate change…