Category Archives: Book Review

ABR pulls Karoly’s review of Michael Mann’s book

Perhaps responding to some of the concerns published yesterday on WUWT about how Steve McIntyre was treated by David Karoly, or perhaps reacting to his reactionary stance at a recent wind farm event, the Australian Book Review has apparently pulled … Continue reading

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HH Lamb–“Climate: Present, Past & Future–Vol 2”–In Review–Part I

Guest post by Paul Homewood (reposted from his blog Not a lot of people know that please visit and  bookmark) Part 1 of a three part series. Hubert Lamb was one of the leading climatologists of his time, indeed described … Continue reading

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McIntyre’s rebuttal of Michael Mann’s pants-on-fire book

Steve McIntyre is back blogging and writes (links mine): I had also spent some time considering a response to Mann’s book. It amazes me that a reputable scientific community would take this sort of diatribe seriously. Mann’s world is populated … Continue reading

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Scientist’s rebuttal of Michael Mann’s “denier”and other unsavory labels in his book

By Craig Loehle, Ph.D. Since I am mentioned in Mann’s book, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines and not kindly, it seems necessary to set the record straight. I do not take credit for … Continue reading

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No lessons learned from Climategate ? Fred Pearce and the New Scientist attack anti-nuclear book

Guest post by Martin Cohen When philosopher and long-standing climate sceptic Martin Cohen, and distinguished energy economist Andrew McKillop published a book on nuclear economics [2], they expected it to arouse the hackles of the nuclear establishment. But they had not … Continue reading

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NRC’s 2011 ‘Climategate’

Guest post by Rud Istvan Excerpted from book in progress Arts of Truth Based on the forthcoming Gaia, Musings on Sustainability © 2012 Rud Istvan   There is a recent example of artful lack of disclosure in the climate change … Continue reading

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Talking about the weather

Harold Ambler needs a bit of a boost,  his book Don’t sell your coat is the American equivalent of Ian Plimers book How to get expelled from school in Australia, but Harold hasn’t gotten 1/10th the publicity like the Mann … Continue reading

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WSJ pans ‘climate warrior’ Michael Mann in book review.

All I can say is “ouch”! Mann of course will be sending his usual letter to the editor whining about unfair treatment. He’s really just misunderstood you see. Excerpts from the review by Anne Jolis: The book’s climax is a … Continue reading

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Kos asks about Michael Mann – hero or zero?

I was surprised to see this essay and poll on the Daily Kos tonight. Don Mikulecky writes: Michael Mann is a Modern Hero and we need to acknowledge that! I have been both a scientist and a political activist for … Continue reading

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Shollenberger’s Technical Review of Mann’s recent book

Readers may recall this posting A detailed review of Mann’s book: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars as it relates to the Wegman report to Congress. This post today is a continuation of that review, with more in-depth technical … Continue reading

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A detailed review of Mann’s book: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars as it relates to the Wegman report to Congress

By Brandon Shollenberger Introduction Michael Mann recently published a book named The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. It was generally well-received, quickly garnering many positive reviews. Even Henry Waxman, a sitting Congressman, and Bill Nye the Science Guy praised … Continue reading

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Gleick declares in Mann’s book review (after phishing Heartland) – “there IS a war on”

From Amazon’s list of Gleick book reviews here Must read — for the real history of the climate debate and the war by deniers, February 8, 2012 This review is from: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from … Continue reading

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If the IPCC was Selling Manmade Global Warming as a Product, Would the FTC Stop Their Deceptive Ads?

Guest post by Bob Tisdale Many visitors here and at WattsUpWithThat will remember that a little over three years ago I published my first posts that illustrated how the process of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) created what appeared to be … Continue reading

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Michael Mann’s new book is out

Tom Nelson reports: I just bought the Kindle version of Michael Mann’s “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines” I hate the idea of spending $9.99 on a climate hoax book, but I plan to … Continue reading

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Don’t sell your coat!

This guest post is well worth a read – Anthony Guest post by Harold Ambler What follows is an excerpt from my new book Don’t Sell Your Coat, available here: I want to examine the moral component of meteorological journalism. As … Continue reading

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“Without energy, life is brutal and short”

Yesterday I had the honor of co-presenting a seminar with Dr. John Christy of the University of Alabama, Huntsville, when he visited Chico State University. He had relatives to visit in town but had asked to be able to make … Continue reading

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Mooney pulls a Muller

Gee where have we seen this before? Chris Mooney issues a press release on his upcoming publication, then he wonders why people aren’t accepting it because the real publication isn’t done yet and all we have is a cover and … Continue reading

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Donna’s IPCC “delinquent teenager” now in paperback

NOW AVAILABLE!! Paperback $20 (click here) -250 pages -includes an index -ships internationally from CreateSpace, the publishing arm of Amazon.com

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The IPCC “Delinquent teenager” gets air time

Donna Laframboise is interviewed on SunTV about her new book. 7:40, but well worth your time. Click image for the video. Tom Harris at ICSC writes: Toronto-based researcher Donna Laframboise deconstruct the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on … Continue reading

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Donna Laframboise’s new exposé book on the IPCC

Here’s Here are some reviews: Blooming brilliant. Devastating” – Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist “…shines a hard light on the rotten heart of the IPCC” – Richard Tol, Professor of the Economics of Climate Change and convening lead … Continue reading

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