Novel idea: Cleaning the Air with Roof Tiles

Recently WUWT carried a story about “solar roads” which had a ridiculous premise with a big batch of “feel good” Eco-egineering that is technically and economically implausible. This idea for catalytic reduction of smog looks far more plausible and less expensive. Students develop titanium dioxide roof tile coating that removes up to 97 percent of…

BUSTED: Tol takes on Cook’s ‘97% consensus’ claim with a re-analysis, showing the claim is ‘unfounded’

A new paper by Dr. Richard Tol published today in ScienceDirect, journal of Energy Policy, shows that the Cook et al. paper claiming that there is a 97% consensus among scientists is not just impossible to reproduce (since Cook is withholding data) but a veritable statistical train wreck rife with bias, classification errors, poor data…

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Surprise! No 97% consensus down under

Marc Hendrickx tips me to this story in the Australian: Earth scientists split on climate change statement AUSTRALIA’S peak body of earth scientists has declared itself unable to publish a position statement on climate change due to the deep divisions within its membership on the issue.