Quote of the Week: ego driven science

Some reflections on ego as scientific desire Guest essay by Eric Worrall Anyone wondering why, in the face of contrary evidence, alarmists (such as Matthew English) have not admitted they were wrong (about ‘the pause’ or any other issue) might find the following quote from the Climategate archive interesting. Phil Jones of the University of…

Seven years ago, we were told the opposite of what the new Matthew England paper says: slower (not faster) trade winds caused ‘the pause’

While Matthew England claims in a new paper that fast trade winds caused cooling: The strongest trade winds have driven more of the heat from global warming into the oceans; but when those winds slow, that heat will rapidly return to the atmosphere causing an abrupt rise in global average temperatures. Heat stored in the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2014-02-08 (February 8, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.” ― Socrates Number of the Week: 0.60 miles per day ################################################### Un-Science or Non-Science? Writing in Bishop Hill, Andrew…