Tag Archives: Nature

The Met Office hides the decline, starring ‘Doctor No’

I’ve come to think of Richard Betts as “Dr. No” mainly because he seems to say no to any possibility that the Met Office might not be giving out accurate forecasts to the public. I’ve had a few Twitter exchanges … Continue reading

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Another benefit of increased CO2 – trees use water more efficiently

Warmist, document thief, and water expert Peter Gleick must be terribly conflicted by this news from USDA. Trees Using Water More Efficiently as Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Rises DURHAM, NH, July 10, 2013 – A study by scientists with the U.S. … Continue reading

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Some progress on the skeptic -vs- denier ugliness

Readers may recall this WUWT story:  Nature’s ugly decision: ‘Deniers’ enters the scientific literature. Meanwhile, the discussion continues at John Nielsen-Gammon’s Climate Abyss website on Skeptics are Not Deniers, with part 3 now posted. Part 4 will likely be at … Continue reading

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Lord Leach of Fairford weighs in on Nature’s ‘denier’ gaffe

I’ve still not received any reply from Nature Climate Change editor Rory Howlett to my query about why he allowed the term “deniers” in scientific literature (Bain et al), and neither has Bishop Hill to my knowledge. Lord Leach however, … Continue reading

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Nature’s ugly decision: ‘Deniers’ enters the scientific literature

We’ve known for sometime that there’s an underlying, sometimes overt display of hatred towards climate skeptics. However, it generally never made it into science publications. Unfortunately, the editors  of the journal Nature Climate Change just made one of the ugliest … Continue reading

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Using leaf veins to hindcast climate

From the University of California – Los Angeles Hacking code of leaf vein architecture solves mysteries, allows predictions of past climate UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and … 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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Steig et al, revisited with UAH satellite data

From World Climate Report: Antarctic Temperature Trends Almost exactly two years ago, a prominent paper became a media darling as it, according to the alarmist website Real Climate “appeared to reverse the ‘Antarctic cooling’ meme that has been a staple … Continue reading

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Nature pans BEST and Muller PR antics, prints letter from Dr. Singer

Scientific climate Nature 478, 428 (27 October 2011) doi:10.1038/478428a Published online 26 October 2011 Results confirming climate change are welcome, even when released before peer review. excerpts: … Of course, reproduction of existing results is a valid contribution, and the … Continue reading

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IPCC agrees to “major” reforms

From the “I’ll believe it when I see it” department comes this story in Nature News: I thought this was interesting:

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New journal from Nature – “Nature Climate Change”

If you are interested, click the free subscription bar image above to start the subscription process. Further along, it gets interesting. I thought this page querying what online climate news sources you read was pretty telling:

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