Submarines in the Winter Twilight

One of the more celebrated North Pole surfacings of the USS Skate happened today in 1959, see http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/04/26/ice-at-the-north-pole-in-1958-not-so-thick/ for more on that and several others. Nearly a couple years ago at the ICCC in Chicago, Lord Monckton noted that at the time of this surfacing it was late winter and the Sun hadn’t risen. I’m…

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Monckton in a rift with Union college Earth scientist and activist

Readers may recall this piece Monckton’s Schenectady showdown in which he schools a number of students despite “en-masse” collections (to use Donald Rodbell’s words) of naysayers. Mr. Rodbell and Erin Delman, pictured below, wrote this essay (which I’ve excerpted below) in their student newspaper The Concordiensis, citing their angst that Monckton was speaking. A lord’s…

Don’t mock the Monck

Apparently, Monckton is a member of the House of Lords, according to constitutional lawyer in England. I don’t have a dog in this fight, I’m just in it for the popcorn sales. That said, here’s the plot summary. A lot of the alarmist side of blogosphere (especially John Cook at SkS and Tim Lambert at…

BBC4’s “Meet the Skeptics”

Lord Monckton is rather upset with the producers of this show, so much that he filed a legal action for a right of reply according to Bishop Hill. I was interviewed (captured really, they flagged me down in the conference hall foyer with no notice) by this production group at the Heartland conference last year…