Dr. Hansen’s Statistics

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach OK, this post has ended up having two parts, because as usual, I got side-tractored while looking at the first part. It’s the problem with science, too many interesting trails leading off the main highway … Part The First I wanted to point out an overlooked part of Dr. James…

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Analysis of James Hansen’s 1988 Prediction of Global Temperatures for the Last 30 Years

Guest analysis by Clyde Spencer Introduction There have been articles on WUWT recently, here and here, commemorating the 30 years since James Hansen gave Senate committee testimony about his view of the human influence on climate. Some apologists for Hansen have, without more than subjectively comparing graphs, claimed that his prediction was extremely accurate. The…

Whatever happened to fears over “peak oil”?

By Michael Lynch, Forbes Very few people realize that the entire concerns about peak oil were based on misinformation or junk science. A decade ago, the media was filled with stories about peak oil, numerous books were published on the subject (such as Half Gone and $20 a Gallon!), and even the Simpsons mentioned it in an episode…

#MetsUnite – the hypocrisy of @ed_hawkins TV meteorologist AGW “temperature ties” in one photo

Remember when Sinclair television group had their TV newsrooms read a coordinated message about combating “fake news” and keeping integrity in journalism? The left had an absolute cow over it, calling it “Orwellian“.  Leftist mouthpiece Media Matters called it “brainwashing”. But when hundreds of TV weathercasters and meteorologists around the world pushed a unified image on…