Daily Archives: June 24, 2014

John Holdren: Abuse of Office, Power, and Science for a Political Agenda

Guest opinion by Dr. Tim Ball Recently, in reply to a charge that John Holdren made false claims about climate change by Sam Kazman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) ruled he … Continue reading

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Posted in Opinion | 44 Comments

Like global temperature, ‘climate jobs’ seems to have peaked and are heading downward

From the “you too can be a professional climatologist” department comes this very interesting graph. Reader Shawn Fitzpatrick submits this graph after reading our earlier story “Climate burnout is fast approaching“. What it shows is climate science on the downturn, … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change, Global warming | 45 Comments

Update on the ‘zombie’ ISEE-3 spacecraft

Watching my local news last night, I noted an interview with Dennis Wingo that was labeled Zombie Spacecraft Rescue Planned by Private Group. It seemed an apropos title so I’m going with it – Anthony ISEE-3 Reboot Update, Ranging The Spacecraft Guest essay … Continue reading

Posted in Space, Technology | 26 Comments

Why would climate skeptics hold a conference in HOT Las Vegas?

That is a question that I’m sure is on a lot of people’s minds as they wonder if they should attend. It seems like the sort of thing warmists would do – go someplace hot, talk about how hot it … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climate News, records, UHI, Weather | 69 Comments

The disagreement over what defines ‘endorsment of AGW’ by Cook et al. is revealed in raters remarks, and it sure isn’t a 97% consensus

The Cook ratings document contains some incredible remarks, one of which is documented here.  According to it, “the training period in the initial stages of the rating period” covered more than half the ratings they did.  What kind of training … Continue reading

Posted in 97% consensus | 55 Comments

Pro-AGW Economists Try to Discredit Skeptics, Succeed in Discrediting Fellow Warmists!

Guest essay by James McCown Oxford economists Felix Pretis and David Hendry (henceforth Pretis), published a critical paper, with a very patronizing and sanctimonious tone, in 2013 in Earth System Dynamics to comment on earlier research by Beenstock, Reingewertz, and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 92 Comments

Climate burnout is fast approaching

Ben Webster in The Times writes: Alarmist claims about the impact of global warming are contributing to a loss of trust in climate scientists, an inquiry has found. Apocalyptic language has been used about greenhouse gas emissions as “a deliberate … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News | 93 Comments