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Gavin says the funniest things!

Guest post by David Middleton NOAA temperature record updates and the ‘hiatus’ Filed under: Climate modelling Climate Science Instrumental Record — gavin @ 4 June 2015 In a new paper in Science Express, Karl et al. describe the impacts of two significant updates to the NOAA NCEI (née NCDC) global temperature series. The two updates…

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Anatomy of a Collapsing Climate Paradigm

Guest post by David Middleton Paradigm: A framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community. Paradigm Shift: These examples point to the third and most fundamental aspect of the incommensurability of competing paradigms. In a sense that I am unable to explicate further,…

A Geological Perspective on Lovejoy’s 99% Solution

Guest post by David Middleton The hyping of Lovejoy, 2014 (L14) has been almost as unprecedented as his conclusions are unsupported… Lovejoy piles on with the sort of trash talk normally associated with activist bloggers, rather than professional scientific publications… “This study will be a blow to any remaining climate-change deniers,” Lovejoy says. “Their two…