Kevin Trenberth Defends the Climate Community “Scientific Method”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In the wake of the science committee testimony, Climate Scientist Kevin Trenberth has insisted that Climate Science does follow the scientific method. But Trenberth himself may have strayed outside accepted scientific methodology. Yes, we can do ‘sound’ climate science even though it’s projecting the future Nobody can observe events in…

Are Claimed Global Record-Temperatures Valid?

Guest essay by Clyde Spencer Introduction The point of this article is that one should not ascribe more accuracy and precision to available global temperature data than is warranted, after examination of the limitations of the data set(s). One regularly sees news stories claiming that the recent year/month was the (first, or second, etc.) warmest…

Guangzhou Rising – Canton Sinking

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen The New York Times seems to be running short of environmental journalists.  Its latest salvo in the attempt to keep climate change at the forefront of American minds was written by Michael Kimmelman.  “Who?”  you ask. Micheal Kimmelman, the current architecture critic of The New York Times.  (But, rest assured,…