Tag Archives: Michael Tobis

Michael Tobis has bupkis

UPDATES have been added:  see below. Not only does Tobis have bupkis, he’s been caught out in a Janus moment from 2010 where he says the exact opposite. – Anthony I wrote a post yesterday pointing out how a WWF … Continue reading

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And they wonder why skeptic blogs get more traffic…

As WUWT closes in on a million comments… …I thought this is worth reading at The Lukewarmer’s way run by Tom Fuller: 

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Climate FAIL: Governor ‘Moonbeam’ Brown’s ‘denier page’ can’t even get the temperature graph right

UPDATE: 8/20/12 3:50 PM PDT The Governor’s office changes the page – see below. I’ve been sitting on this one quietly for almost a week now, and nobody seems to have caught this glaring error in California Governor Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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Alarmist fact checking – street lights don’t melt at 115°F

Tom Nelson posts this hilarious rush to connect a hot day to CO2 induced heat. Oops: Before learning the real cause (dumpster fire), lots of alarmists rush to blame carbon dioxide for a couple of melted streetlights UPDATE: Photo of … Continue reading

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Hell and High Histogramming – Mastering an Interesting Heat Wave Puzzle

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony Watts, Lucia Liljegren , and Michael Tobis have all done a good job blogging about Jeff Masters’ egregious math error. His error was that he claimed that a run of high US temperatures had only … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – Master meteorologist heat wave FAIL

I had started on an essay to describe this meteostatistical failure last night, but Lucia beat me to it, so the credit goes to her. She’s a sharp lady. Besides the fact that short term weather events are not climate … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – if I were running a billboard campaign…

There’s been a lot of spoof/satire images poked at the Heartland Billboard. For example these being run by Michael Tobis, who desperately needs traffic: http://planet3.org/2012/05/04/the-correct-response-to-heartlands-disgusting-billboards/ …here’s the kind of billboard I would have run.

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Quote of the week – climate bookends and separations

I had planned to write about this, and specifically that Joe Romm’s blog “Climate Progress” appears to have died a quiet death of assimilation by the borg greens, saying: We are now merging with ThinkProgress Green, and that means we’ll … Continue reading

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Proxy Science and Proxy Pseudo-Science

Guest post by Pat Frank It’s become very clear that most published proxy thermometry since 1998 [1] is not at all science, and most thoroughly so because Steve McIntyre and Ross McKitrick revealed its foundation in ad hoc statistical numerology. … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – always happy to help

At WUWT, one thing we pride ourselves in is helping visitors learn about the issues and the science, even if those visitors should already know what these things mean. Take for example, Michael Tobis proprietor of “Only In it for … Continue reading

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