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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually” – Abba Eban [H/t Judith Curry] ################################################### Number of the … Continue reading

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Throwing down the gauntlet on reproducibility in Climate Science – Forest et al. (2006)

After spending a year trying to get the data from the author without success, Nic Lewis has sent a letter to the editor of Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) and has written to me to ask that I bring attention to … Continue reading

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Dr. Paul Bain Responds to Critics of Use of “Denier” Term

UPDATE: Dr. Robert G. Brown of Duke University,  the commenter rgbatduke, made a response that was commented on by several here.  It is eloquent, insightful and worthy of consideration.  See below. Dr. Paul Bain, the lead and corresponding author of … Continue reading

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Summary: The International Conference on Climate Change 7

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach After years of getting up at 4 AM to go commercial fishing, these days I generally have as little to do with dawn as possible. But last Sunday, I found myself in the Palm Springs … Continue reading

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Joe Bast responds to Dr. Judith Curry’s post on Heartland

Joe Bast is responding to: Heartburn at Heartland Posted on May 24, 2012by Judith Curry ==================================== Received via email: Dr. Curry, Thanks for reproducing in your recent post my account of the left’s attacks on our scientists and donors. It’s … Continue reading

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What – you mean we aren’t controlling the climate?

Correlation of Net CO2 emissions with climate properties shows that the growth in CO2 may be natural Story submitted by WUWT reader Steve Brown The narrative of the catastrophic anthropogenic global warming has been challenged at many levels but this … Continue reading

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Pat Michaels – on the death of credibility in the journal Nature

Atmospheric Aerosols and the Death of Nature Guest post by Dr. Patrick Michaels Big news last week was that new findings published in Nature magazine showed that human emissions of aerosols (primarily from fossil fuel use) have been largely responsible … Continue reading

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Judith Curry and Ross McKitrick on Demon Coal

Wayne Delbeke writes in with: There was a very good CBC radio program referenced in one of the comments today and I thought I would bring it to your attention here. http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2012/03/12/demon-coal-part-1/ =========================================================== Coal is dirty, toxic, abundant and cheap. … Continue reading

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I used to be Snow White

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a paper out by, inter alios, our good friend Judith Curry. The paper is “Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Winter Snowfall”, by Jiping Liu, Judith A. Curry, Huijun Wang, Mirong Song, and … Continue reading

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Sea ice decline posited to be driving snowier NH winters

From Georgia Tech, the science press release that gave us the best-warming-headline-evah thanks to media spin, likely started by BBC’s Richard Black. It is worth noting that this study cites data from such a short time from 2009-2011. Surely if … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – bonus edition

I said in my earlier QOTW that: I’ve seen lots of quotes this week, many surrounding the Gleick Fakegate affair. I was basically saying that there were so many to choose from in this target rich week, it was a … Continue reading

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Notes on the faked Heartland document

UPDATE: there’s even more evidence that the document was faked. The Koch Foundation and The Atlantic weighs in in update 3 below. As a follow up to the post Notes on the Heartland Leak, I’ve prepared some notes on the … Continue reading

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Decimals of Precision – Trenberth’s missing heat

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Judith Curry’s excellent blog there’s a discussion of Trenberth’s missing heat. A new paper about oceanic temperatures says the heat’s not really missing, we just don’t have accurate enough information to tell where … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Two opinions on the state of science publishing

I’ve been made aware of two different opinions on state of science publishing as it relates to peer review and the pressure to publish even faster due to the Internet and all of its “instalaunch” tools. First, in Nature, a … Continue reading

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Climategate 2.0 emails – They’re real and they’re spectacular!

A link to where to download the new FOIA2011.zip file is posted below the fold – This will be a top post for a few days -NEW STORIES APPEAR BELOW THIS ONE -I’ve also reversed the order of the updates … Continue reading

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The Waxman-Markey Circus is coming to town – Dr. Richard Muller to showcase BEST under the bigtop

You have to laugh at the dueling statements in this circus event, its almost like a fire and brimstone speech from Rep. Edward Markey, who thinks this will be the “End of Climate Change Skepticism” as if he were casting … Continue reading

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NCDC data shows that the contiguous USA has not warmed in the past decade, summers are cooler, winters are getting colder

See update below: New comparison graph of US temperatures in 1999 to present added – quite an eye opener – Anthony There’s been a lot of buzz and conflicting reports over what the BEST data actually says, especially about the … Continue reading

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Trenberth: null and void

Via Eurekalert and Wiley-Blackwell The human cause of climate change: Where does the burden of proof lie? Dr. Kevin Trenberth advocates reversing the ‘null hypothesis’ The debate may largely be drawn along political lines, but the human role in climate … Continue reading

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Monday Mirthiness – the BEST team

Josh thinks climate science is BEST left to rough and tumble experts. The next installment may best this one.

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Uh oh: It was the BEST of times, it was the worst of times

Alternate title: Something wonky this way comes I try to get away to work on my paper and the climate world explodes, pulling me back in. Strange things are happening related to the BEST data and co-authors Richard Muller and … Continue reading

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“…somebody had to say it”

Dr. Judith Curry writes about the UCAR meeting she attended: Some insight into the dynamics that resulted in a substantial change in emphasis in climate research is provided by a meeting that I attended earlier this week in Boulder:  the … Continue reading

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The wit and wisdom of ‘Real’ Climate scientist Dr. Ray Pierrehumbert

Over at Judith Curry’s place she draws attention to a comment left at Keith Kloor’s Collide-a-Scape by RealClimate founder Dr. Ray Pierrehumbert of the University of Chicago. At left is his photo direct from his department website. Along with the … Continue reading

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Curry’s 2000 comment question: Can anyone defend “hide the decline”?

Guest post by Barry Woods (please bookmark his blog RealClimategate -Anthony) Judith Curry has tackled the ‘Hide the Decline’ issue at her blog Climate Etc.  The issue is that data was hidden from policymakers  (and the public) so not to … Continue reading

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Speaking of Gavin…

Update 5 pm Eastern: 1,000 comments on thread at http://judithcurry.com, and some very “feisty” discourse in this new era of civility. Since my post on the “RealClimate’s over-the-top response” of Gavin and the Team has been getting a lot of discussion, … Continue reading

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Ravetz on Lisbon and leading the way

Guest post by Dr. Jerome Ravetz While the micro-bureaucracy of the Lisbon workshop bureaucracy grinds its way towards the release of a statement, I realise that the time is long overdue for me to touch base at WUWT. After all, … Continue reading

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A modest proposal in lieu of disbanding the IPCC

Guest post by Ron Cram Since Climategate, PachauriGate, GlacierGate and AmazonGate, a number of mainstream and skeptical climate scientists have been very critical of the IPCC. Some are suggesting the IPCC should be disbanded and future assessment reports should come … Continue reading

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Reconciling the irreconcilable in Lisbon

Since I did not attend Lisbon even though invited and initially accepted, (other business and family obligations took precedence) the very least I can do is to help elevate the discussion. Here’s a report from Dr. Judith Curry, and I … Continue reading

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PokéMobile -vs- Lisbon

I had to make an important choice this week, one that I don’t regret: Attend the Lisbon conference or stay at home and attend to my business and do something very important with my son. See below.

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Early reports from the Lisbon conference

Dr. Judith Curry added a couple of comments on her blog while attending the Lisbon Workshop on Reconciliation in the Climate Change Debate. For those wondering why I’m not there even though invited, and to see a rationale for the … Continue reading

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The hope of Lisbon

Dr. Judith Curry writes over at Climate Etc about the upcoming Lisbon conference on “Workshop on Reconciliation in the Climate Change Debate.” I thought it would be good to touch on this. I was originally scheduled to attend, having been … Continue reading

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