Delingpole interview on the success of polar bear conservation & failed survival models

From Polar Bear Science Posted on October 28, 2019 Tomorrow I will be giving a public lecture in Paris on polar bear conservation success and the spectacular failure of the polar bear survival models used to scare children senseless. However, while I was in London a few days ago I spoke with James Delingpole, author…

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Extended Forecasts are Not Reliable

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog We are constantly exposed to extended forecasts in the media and online, with predictions extending through the next month and more. Can you rely on such predictions?    Are they really worth paying attention to? Quite honestly, probably not–and if you do consider them, do so with…

Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low

From NASA Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low This view from NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures colorful, intricate patterns in a jet stream region of Jupiter’s northern hemisphere known as “Jet N3.” Jupiter’s cloud tops do not form a simple, flat surface. Data from Juno helped scientists discover that the swirling bands in the atmosphere…

New York’s Anti-Trump AG Is Preparing To Grill Rex Tillerson About Exxon’s Supposed Climate Sins

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter October 30, 2019 1:43 PM ET Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson will take the stand Wednesday in a trial New York’s attorney general orchestrated to hold the Texas-based oil company responsible for climate change. New York Attorney General Letitia James argues Exxon duped shareholders into believing the…

Escape from model land

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on October 29, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry “Letting go of the phantastic mathematical objects and achievables of model- land can lead to more relevant information on the real world and thus better-informed decision- making.” – Erica Thompson and Lenny Smith The title and motivation for…