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 of nonsense we are subjected to are claims that global warming causes earthquakes, tsunamis and…

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Rebuttal to the attack on Dr. Don Easterbrook

[author’s note: this article was originally submitted as a “letter to the editor” to the Bellingham Herald, a newspaper that published an attack on Dr. Don Easterbrook. The Herald refused to publish my rebuttal. The executive editor, July Shirley (julie.shirley@bellinghamherald.com) explained “We only print letters from residents of Whatcom County. We are not publishing your…

AGW Proponents Fight Rearguard Action As Political Climate Science Fails

Guest post by Dr. Tim Ball Proponents of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) hypothesis are cornered. They made a political choice to prove rather than disprove the hypothesis, as the scientific method requires. It failed, as IPCC projections (range of predictions?) indicate, but instead of abandoning or modifying the hypothesis, as normal science requires, they’ve…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: By endorsing the IPCC reports, governments acknowledge the authority of their scientific content. The work of the organization is therefore policy-relevant and yet policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive. IPCC statement. [Boldface added. H/t Donna Laframboise] http://www.ipcc.ch/organization/organization.shtml#.T1t8L_EgdWU ################################################### Number of the Week: $17,000,000,000 (est.) ################################################### THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science…

Embiggening the science

Josh of cartoonsbyjosh.com writes: See Judith Curry’s great post about what looks like an interesting new book by David Weinberger Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room. Feels like familiar territory. Here’s the cartoon: