Peter Miesler Helps Expose USHCN Homogenization Insanity and Antarctic Illusions.

Guest essay by Jim Steele I was recently notified, by a colleague familiar with my wildlife and restoration work in the Sierra Nevada, that a “whacko” was portraying my graph of temperature trends at Yosemite and Antarctica’s Dumont D’Durville as fraudulent. The skeptic basher had written, “A little research proved the numbers on this WUWT/Steele…

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Climate skepticism: the 'show me' state

There’s a nickname for Missouri, the “Show Me State”.  It is a label attributed to Representative Willard Van Diver. It connotes a certain self-deprecating stubbornness and devotion to simple common sense. A recent post highlighted by Andrew Montford at Bishop Hill illustrates how this is applicable to climate skepticism. He writes: The trust me crowd…

Study casts doubt on mammoth-killing cosmic impact

From UC-Davis: Rock soil droplets formed by heating most likely came from Stone Age house fires and not from a disastrous cosmic impact 12,900 years ago, according to new research from the University of California, Davis. The study, of soil from Syria, is the latest to discredit the controversial theory that a cosmic impact triggered…