Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda – another overhyped storm that didn’t match early reports

NOTE: readers of this thread may be interested in this: An ethical challenge for Greg Laden – put your money where your mouth is ================================================================ Here is the sort of headlines we had Friday, for example this one from Huffington Post where they got all excited about some early reports from Andrew Freedman: Super Typhoon Haiyan…

Who are the true denialists?

Guest essay by Professor Philip Lloyd People have the nasty habit of giving their opponents names.  Those who are convinced that humans are wrecking the world by burning fossil fuels call those who don’t believe them “denialists.” It implies that they are close to the Holocaust deniers, and so are clearly beyond the pale. I…

Virginia is for warmers? Data says no.

A new tool for climate data visualization is showcased David Walton writes to tell us about a satirical piece by Mark Steyn – titled Virginia is for Warmers I was blessedly out of the country on Tuesday, so I’m belatedly catching up on post-election analysis. But I see that self-proclaimed Nobel laureate Michael Mann is hailing Virginia’s…