Tag Archives: Andrew Montford

The truth about ‘We have to get rid of the medieval warm period’

In the thread Intelligence and the hockey stick commenter “Robert” challenged a well known quote about the MWP from 2006 by Dr. David Deming in his statement before the Senate EPW committee which is the title of this post. I thought … Continue reading

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Paleoscientist: Mann’s recent work was a ‘crock of xxxx’

From the soon to be a Climate Crock of the Week department, Barry Woods writes to me in an email: One of the insights in the climategate emails was perhaps how poisonous Michael Mann’s involvement was, for the niche area … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday Sept 23rd, 2013

UN panel opens Stockholm meet on global warming “I’m looking forward to working with you in the next four days to deliberate and approve (this report) line by line,” [Pachauri] said. More at GlobalPost From the IPCC press release: “Our … Continue reading

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Scots, Scottish, and Scotch

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Edinburgh is not only enough to confuse your average humanoid. It drives the GPS crazy. Why? Because the city exists on two levels, one of which is about fifty feet (fifteen metres) above the other. … Continue reading

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Consensus? What Consensus?

Global Warming Survey Virtually Meaningless London: In recent weeks US President Obama and the UK’s Energy and Climate Secretary Ed Davey have both cited a survey of climate science abstracts that alleges an overwhelming consensus on the subject of global warming. … Continue reading

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I’m gobsmacked

Andrew Montford at Bishop Hill writes: The Guardian has thrown all my preconceptions into disarray by printing an article about sceptics that is not only thoughtful, but is polite too! Sceptics such as Andrew Montford and Anthony Watts agree with the mainstream … Continue reading

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Fighting the Mann

From Mark Steyn’s web page Mann-made climate change turns up the heat on Steyn Michael Mann, the professor who created the climate-change “hockey stick”, announced over the weekend his intention to sue National Review over Mark’s Corner post “Football and … Continue reading

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More info on the UEA/CRU Climategate investigation by Norfolk Police – police give reasons for closure and say ‘no death threats’ recorded

Andrew Montford has posted briefing materials handed out to the press when Norfolk Police released the decision to close the investigation yesterday. Like everything else with this investigation, the people most in the know (the bloggers) were left out of … Continue reading

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Mann’s ‘hockey stick’ claims of the MWP and LIA being local were refuted years before it was published

Pierre Gosselin at NoTricksZone reports: Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt found a Japanese tree-ring temperature reconstruction from 1995, one that should have been heeded by the IPCC and Michael Mann before they took the world on a 10-year joyride … Continue reading

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Yamal that hurts! CRU gets touchy, responds to McIntyre and Montford without naming them

From the “he who must not be named” department, comes this sure to be future McI-fodder. UEA/CRU responds in a press release, authored by Tim Osborn, an excerpt: =========================================================== Tim Osborn comments on “Yamal, Polar Urals and Muir-Russell” Recent accusations … Continue reading

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The sum of Yamal is greater than its parts

This post will be a sticky top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one. Climategate Continues By Andrew Montford & Harold Ambler May 24, 2012 4:00 A.M. in the National Review – reposted here … Continue reading

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Gavin’s big wild Yamal yawner

I think Gavin Schmidt got up on the wrong side of the bed today, either that or he was so mad when he wrote the latest piece on Yamal at RC, he was so mightily angrified that he set himself … 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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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “…it is an established rule of the Society, to which they will always adhere, never to give their opinion as a Body upon any subject either of Nature or Art, that comes before them. The ‘advertisement’ … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Wikipedia

UPDATE: The error has now been completely eliminated from the article. Details below. Guest post by James Padgett As many readers are aware, the culture surrounding the climate change topic area of Wikipedia has been a microcosm of climate science … Continue reading

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Climategate 2 – “Impartiality” at the BBC

Guest post by Barry Woods It was only last weekend that the BBC’s Environment Analyst Roger Harrabin and Dr Joe Smith of the Open University made headlines in the Mail on Sunday newspaper. This was because their jointly run - Cambridge Media and … Continue reading

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Flawed ‘Climategate’ Inquiries Failed to Restore Confidence in UK Climate Science

Press Release London, 25 January: The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) remains deeply concerned about the failure by academic and parliamentary inquires to fully and independently investigate the ‘Climategate’ affair. The latest follow-up report by the Science and Technology Committee … Continue reading

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