Tag Archives: Mann

Historic variations in temperature number Four-The Hockey stick

Guest essay by Tony Brown Section 1 Summary of a previous article; A short while ago I published an article on ‘Noticeable climate change’ during the past 500 years, based on historical observation and instrumental records. To understand the context … Continue reading

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The East Anglia Rococo

Steve McIntyre has a new analysis up, one that has a strong headline. Though as he says, “not in so many words”, but more about techniques and exclusions. He writes: Briffa Condemns Mann Reconstructions

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Michael Mann says climate models cannot explain the Medieval Warming Period – I say they can’t even explain the present

Ice core data shows CO2 levels changed less than 10 parts per million from 1600-1800 during the MWP. From the Hockey Schtick:  A new paper from Schurer et al (with Mann as co-author) finds that climate “models cannot explain the warm … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page – Continued

Image Credit: Photobucket.com – GISP2 – Moberg – Keigwin – HadCRUT3 By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” During the first crowdsourcing thread for the under construction WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page, we had a number solid recommendations and WUWT moderator D.B. … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page

Image Credit: Jo Nova – David Lappi – GISP2 Your help is needed in building the new WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page. Below I’ve posted all of the credible 3rd party paleoclimate graphs I’ve compiled thus far, but I am sure … Continue reading

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Michael Mann gets SLAPPed

UPDATE: It is revealed that Mann gets $10,000 speakers fees, but he’s worried about some calendars I made.  See below. From the “we are still laughing at him” department, comes this news via LeClair Ryan who writes: ============================================================= As I … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Mann compares visitors to his Facebook Page to “Beetle Larvae”

Some days, you get gifts from on high. Dr. Michael Mann apparently still doesn’t understand how his own actions invoked the Streisand effect. So, he compares people asking questions to the larval form of insects. Steve McIntyre tips us off … Continue reading

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Mannhandled: from data to demonization

Over on Climate Audit, there’s an interesting thread going on about Lonnie Thompson and his wife Ellen, who Steve McIntyre describes as “serial non-archivers” due to their overt refusal to put their ice-core data online is spite of grant rules … Continue reading

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I’ve been Mannhandled

We love you too Mikey. At least we know he reads WUWT. Get a load of this response to the above:

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Mann at Orange County Water Conference – emotional presentation, polar bears threatened, still thinks snows of Kilimanjaro are receding due to ‘climate change’

Readers may recall: The question put to Dr. Mann at Disneyland today where WUWT regular Roger Sowell was one of the rare skeptics that got to ask Dr. Mann a question. The video is now online of the event.

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Mann’s secret hot sauce

Steve McIntyre finds yet another instance where Mann applies his special “secret hot sauce” to data, selling the sizzle, rather than the steak. It is another familiar tale of data holdback, gatekeeping, obfuscation, and cherry picking by The Team. One … Continue reading

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Dr. Mann goes to Disneyland

It seems Dr. Michael Mann has been invited to speak at a water conference. I’m wondering if his buddy, Dr. Peter Gleick was invited or not. The program is interesting, because they ask this question: BALDERDASH or RISK? Climate Change: … 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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Mann -vs- ATI case–unsettled

Prince William climate case judge already anticipating the appeal By Tom Jackman Washington Post The e-mails of climate researcher Michael E. Mann are at the heart of a Freedom of Information Act case that will almost certainly wind up in … Continue reading

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Ambler’s rebuttal to Mann in the Wall Street Journal

Guest post by Harold Ambler The reasons that climatologist Michael Mann is as successful as he is are multiple: 1. He told the United Nations something that it was dying to hear (he offered certainty when all else saw uncertainty) 2. … Continue reading

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Talking about the weather

Harold Ambler needs a bit of a boost,  his book Don’t sell your coat is the American equivalent of Ian Plimers book How to get expelled from school in Australia, but Harold hasn’t gotten 1/10th the publicity like the Mann … Continue reading

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Kos asks about Michael Mann – hero or zero?

I was surprised to see this essay and poll on the Daily Kos tonight. Don Mikulecky writes: Michael Mann is a Modern Hero and we need to acknowledge that! I have been both a scientist and a political activist for … Continue reading

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Mann and coining the AMO and claims of credit

Junkscience.com writes: Did Michael Mann falsely claim to coin a famous climate term actually coined by someone else? In Mann’s new book “The Hockey Stick and Climate Wars”, Mann writes: The multidecadal oscillation I’d helped discover would nonethless become a … Continue reading

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A detailed review of Mann’s book: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars as it relates to the Wegman report to Congress

By Brandon Shollenberger Introduction Michael Mann recently published a book named The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. It was generally well-received, quickly garnering many positive reviews. Even Henry Waxman, a sitting Congressman, and Bill Nye the Science Guy praised … Continue reading

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Gleick declares in Mann’s book review (after phishing Heartland) – “there IS a war on”

From Amazon’s list of Gleick book reviews here Must read — for the real history of the climate debate and the war by deniers, February 8, 2012 This review is from: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from … Continue reading

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Michael Mann’s new book is out

Tom Nelson reports: I just bought the Kindle version of Michael Mann’s “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines” I hate the idea of spending $9.99 on a climate hoax book, but I plan to … Continue reading

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Status Update on UVA/Mann FOIA legal fight

From ATI, Dr. David Schnare It appears UVA gave Michael Mann a copy of the documents we have sought and under law this means UVA waived its right to withhold the documents from us. UVA effectively admitted they gave the … Continue reading

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Editorial – In support of Dr. Michael Mann and open debate

UPDATE: Lubos Motl has a poll running on whether this is the right stance to take or not. Feel free to take it here – Anthony This is an editorial that I never thought I’d be writing and I expect … Continue reading

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Legal exemplars cited in Michael Mann’s UVA email case

Mann alludes to his “dirty laundry” which cannot come out, requesting his correspondent to not pass the email or the data attached to it to anyone else (PE-22). The Environmental Law Center of the American Tradition Institute PRESS RELEASE For … Continue reading

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Mann hockey stick co-author Bradley: “it may be that Mann et al simply don’t have the long-term trend right”

Tom Nelson spots a gem in the Climategate 2 emails: Hockey stick co-author Ray Bradley: “it may be that Mann et al simply don’t have the long-term trend right”; “I hedge my bets on whether there were any periods in … Continue reading

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The team trying to get “direct action” on Soon and Baliunas at Harvard

Direct Action at Harvard By Steve McIntyre Attention has been drawn today to Mann’s request to other Team members for suggestions as to how to take direct action at Harvard against Soon and Baliunas. Not noticed thus far is that Kevin … Continue reading

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A response from Jeff Severinghaus on why the trees don’t make good thermometers after 1950 – “I did indeed feel at the time that Mike Mann had not given me a straight answer. “

I had a brief email exchange with Professor Severinghaus about Steve McIntyre’s recent post on his discussion with Mann and others about the divergence problem. I post it without comment, with permission and without emphasizing any of his words:

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Internal dissent: “Personally, I think that the tree ring records should be able to reproduce the instrumental record”

Severinghaus and “Hide the Decline” By Steve McIntyre One of the very first contributions to realclimate was an FAQ from Jeff Severighaus on Dec 3, 2004. A year earlier, Severinghaus attempted (unsuccessfully) to get an explanation of the “divergence” problem from … Continue reading

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Cracking the remaining FOIA2011 all.7z file

There’s an embedded archive file called all.7z which contains thousands of additional emails and files. The 7zip archiver in which this is stored uses 256 bit AES encryption. It’s a tough nut to crack. “FOIA” chose this most likely because … Continue reading

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