Tag Archives: Richard Muller

Richard Muller cozying up to Bill Clinton – but there’s good news too

Bill Clinton Praises His New Climate Change Hero Excerpt: I happened to be sitting next to Dr. Muller last week, and although he was whisked backstage by some big secret service staffers after Clinton’s speech, he agreed to answer a … Continue reading

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PBS backtracks due to viewer pressure

This just appeared on the PBS Blog, apparently the mere presence of my interview was enough to push NOAA into responding. It seems they are in full damage control mode. CLIMATE — September 18, 2012 at 6:08 PM EDT Climate … Continue reading

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The Full PBS Newshour interview with Watts, Muller, Curry and others

TRANSCRIPT from PBS.org a link to video follows JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the debate over the magnitude of climate change, its impact, and the human role in it. Typically, the battle plays out among prominent climate scientists and a vocal … Continue reading

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A fascinating new interview with Prof Richard Muller, quote: On Climategate – “What they did was, I think, shameful. And it was scientific malpractice”

Guest Post by Barry Woods The Progressive Radio Network website had a fascinating interview with Prof Richard Muller last week following his ‘man of the moment’ opinion piece – “The Conversion of a Climate Change Sceptic” in the New York Times … Continue reading

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An uncorrected assumption in BEST’s station quality paper

I noted with a chuckle today, this statement over at the California Academy of Sciences “Climate Change Blog”: I think that we all need to be careful of not falling into the unqualified and inexpert morass characterized by vessels like … Continue reading

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Muller on MSNBC – what he didn’t say was interesting

I just watched this video interview on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show (h/t to Poptech) Despite the tacky caption, it was what Dr. Muller didn’t talk about that was, ahem, the best part.

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Quote of the week – Judith Curry weighs in on BEST

Whoo boy. Judith writes: Muller bases his ‘conversion’ on the results of their recent paper?

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New study shows half of the global warming in the USA is artificial

PRESS RELEASE – U.S. Temperature trends show a spurious doubling due to NOAA station siting problems and post measurement adjustments. Chico, CA July 29th, 2012 – 12 PM PDT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A comparison and summary of trends is … Continue reading

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I’m not waiting by the phone for the Nobel committee to call

I was rather surprised to see this interview in Physics World with Dr. Richard Muller (h/t to Bishop Hill) with this praise. “If Watts hadn’t done his work, we would not have reliable data today. The fact that he did … Continue reading

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The Myth of Settled Science

Guest post by Donald R. Baucom A key defense of AGW and now climate change is that the science is settled.  Historically and philosophically, this statement is unsustainable.                         Who would dare assert that we know all there is to … Continue reading

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Why BEST Will Not Settle the Climate Debate

By S. Fred Singer (first published in American Thinker) Global warming has re-entered public consciousness in recent days, partly because of the buzz surrounding the release of warming results from the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) project. The reaction of … 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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The BEST flavor of the day

Via Tom Nelson: Muller: “I never said you shouldn’t be a skeptic. I never said that.” Richard Muller interview, Part 1 – YouTube Interviewed by Rob Nikolewski of Capitol Report New Mexico, 10/31/11. Around the 2:45 mark of Part 1, … Continue reading

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A short anthology of changing climate

Guest post by Tony Brown Context is everything, and nowhere more so than in climate history, where a graphic such as this seems to illustrate an alarming uptick in temperatures that has been blamed on modern man and his profligate … 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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The BEST whopper ever

I was over at Judy Curry’s place, reading her update to the Mail on Sunday story, and noticed she referenced URLs to the updated FAQs at the BEST website. I followed and was totally shocked to read this FAQ: (bold … Continue reading

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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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Explaining Muller vs. Muller: is BEST blissfully unaware of cosmic-ray-cloud theory?

Guest post by Alec Rawls Here is the puzzle, as noted by Nigel Calder and others: how can BEST insist that a modicum of additional evidence of late 20th century warming should put skepticism of the CO2-warming theory to rest, … 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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Real Climate pans BEST and Muller

In a shocking development that may represent a singularity, I find myself in agreement* with parts of an opinion piece posted on Real Climate today called Berkeley Earthquake Called Off. Dr. Eric Steig writes: Anybody expecting earthshaking news from Berkeley, … Continue reading

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World is warming. Pope is Catholic.

Guest post by Maurizio Morabito Quite an effort has been made by many people (including Dr Richard Muller) to portray the BEST pre-pre-pre-papers as some kind of death blow against climate skepticism, as if the whole debate had been a sports … Continue reading

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A mathematician’s response to BEST

Doug Keenan, who readers may remember doggedly pursued and won some tree ring data that Queens University held back, was asked to comment of the BEST papers by the Economist. He posted up the full correspondence, including his critiques. There’s … Continue reading

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Pielke Sr. on the Muller testimony

Comments On The Testimony Of Richard Muller At the United States House Of Representatives Committee On Science, Space And Technology By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. First, as posted on my son’s weblog in Global Temperature Trends the global temperature anomaly … Continue reading

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New independent surface temperature record in the works

Good news travels fast. I’m a bit surprised to see this get some early coverage, as the project isn’t ready yet. However since it has been announced by press, I can tell you that this project is partly a reaction … Continue reading

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