Quote of the week – the last word on ’97% consensus’, now in a bumper sticker

Over at Scientific American, a place that isn’t hardly Scientific, nor American anymore (its owned by Germans IIRC) there’s a big row over Cook’s shoddy “97% consensus” paper in comments, mainly due to some pertinent ones asking some tough questions being deleted wholesale. SciAm is now citing policy as the reason. What’s funny, contrary to…

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Quote of the week: a howler from the World Meteorological Organization – what warming?

Gosh, you’d think they’d check the data before issuing a statement like this (press release follows). It [CO2] was responsible for 85% of the increase in radiative forcing – the warming effect on our climate – over the decade 2002-2012. Between 1990 and 2013 there was a 34% increase in radiative forcing because of greenhouse gases,…