Tag Archives: David Deming

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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Intelligence and the hockey stick

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In 1990, the IPCC’s First Assessment Report showed a schematic demonstrating the then understanding that the medieval warm period had been appreciably warmer than the present and that the Little Ice Age had … Continue reading

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Why Climate Science is Fallible

Guest essay by Dr. David Deming We live in a scientific age. The sciences are viewed as the only real sources of authoritative information. Knowledge derived from other epistemological systems is regarded as having less credibility. The conclusions of philosophy … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: the industry of denial

Dr. David Deming in the Washington Times:

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Don Easterbrook’s response to a smear by WWU geology faculty

Readers may recall that WUWT published  this defense of Dr. Don Easterbrook last week: Rebuttal to the attack on Dr. Don Easterbrook by Dr. David Deming I enjoyed this passage from Dr. Deming: Among the gems in the endless litany … Continue reading

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Life After Energy: What if fossil fuels disappeared tomorrow?

There is an anti-human TV program on the History Channel called Life After People, which portrays the aftermath of the imaginary scenario where all people on Earth suddenly vanished in a rapture-like event tomorrow. I’ve often seen it flipping channels, … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – “The Noble Savage”

Dr. David Deming has an interesting essay on the logical flaws in modern environmentalism that are rooted in a meme known as “The Noble Savage”. Excerpt (with my bolded quote) below:

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Global Warming and Walnut Trees: a Case Study in Deception

Guest post by Dr. David Deming The science of global warming is allegedly “settled.” The American Physical Society has declared that “global warming is occurring” and that the “evidence is incontrovertible.” According to environmentalists and advocacy organizations, unchecked global warming … Continue reading

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