Lewandowsky’s latest smear paper gets pulled from the journal website

Readers may recall these two recent WUWT stories: More shameless conspiracy theory from the ‘Skeptical Science’ smear quest team Lewandowsky’s bear-baiting behavior Tonight I’m pleased to report, that one skeptic who stood up and complained about Lewandowsky’s libelous claims, has had an effect.   – Anthony Lewandowsky – Strike Two Guest post by Jeff Condon (originally published…

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The R. W. Wood Experiment

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Pushed by a commenter on another thread, I thought I’d discuss the R. W. Wood experiment, done in 1909. Many people hold that this experiment shows that CO2 absorption and/or back-radiation doesn’t exist, or at least that the poorly named “greenhouse effect” is trivially small. I say it doesn’t show…

Climate seers as blind guides

Forecasters often use unscientific computer models Guest post by J. Scott Armstrong Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times The science of forecasting is complex. After 50 years spent studying the issue, I have found there is plenty of experimental evidence that in complex, uncertain situations, experts cannot forecast better than those with little…

From UAH – Global Temperature Report: January 2013

Second warmest January in past 35 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decade January temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.51 C (about 0.92 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Northern Hemisphere: +0.55 C (about 0.99 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Southern Hemisphere: +0.46 C (about 0.83 degrees Fahrenheit)…