Gruber Thinking in Climate Science: Disconnect Between Academia And The Real World.

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball There are many parallels between the Jonathan Gruber story and what has occurred in climate science. Gruber used a computer model to produce justification for a US national healthcare system. This parallels the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) use of computer models produced to justify the need for international…

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Friday Funny – Best Grauniad typo ever

People send me stuff. The name “Grauniad” as defined by Urban Dictionary says: The Grauniad is a nickname for the UK national newspaper, the Guardian, because of a now ill-founded reputation for typos. The name was given to it by the satirical magazine Private Eye. The Guardian newspaper earned its reputation for lots of misprints…

Meteorological Annual Mean (Dec-Nov) Global Sea Surface Temperatures Set a Record High in 2014 By a Whopping…

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Monthly sea surface temperature data from NOAA (ERSST.v3b) are available online well before the global land air+sea surface temperature suppliers (NASA GISS and NOAA NCDC) publish their monthly updates. In addition to annual (January to December) data, GISS also presents what is known as the Meteorological Annual Mean data, using…

Quote of the Week, an oldie but goodie

This QOTW comes courtesy of Willis Eschenbach, who spotted this gem in an essay from P. J. O’Rourke in The Weekly Standard, October 10, 2005 titled: P.J. O’Rourke: Two, Three, Many Katrinas (Rita disappoints the liberals). It sounds so probable, you might actually think it is a serious quote, rather than satire. Global warming is a fact.…