Chaos & Climate – Part 3: Chaos & Models

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   “The climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.”  – IPCC TAR WG1, Working Group I: The Scientific Basis Introduction:  The IPCC has long recognized that the Earth’s climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system.   Unfortunately,…

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Chaos & Climate – Part 4: An Attractive Idea

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen “The climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.”  – IPCC TAR WG1, Working Group I: The Scientific Basis Introduction:  (if you’ve read the previous installments, you may skip this intro) The IPCC has long recognized that the…

Chaos & Climate – Part 1: Linearity

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen “…we should recognise that we are dealing with a coupled nonlinear chaotic system, and therefore that the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.” – IPCC AR4 WG1           Introduction: The IPCC has long recognized that the climate system is 1) nonlinear and therefore,…

Alarmists Propose Rebranding ‘Climate Change’ for Greater Shock Value

Climate Change, Climate Weirding, Climate Destruction, CLIMATE EMERGENCY! And now, our new and improved…. From Breitbart Climate change alarmists are pushing for a change in vocabulary to scare people into taking global warming more seriously, starting with terms like “global meltdown” and “climate collapse.” Writing for AdAge this week, Aaron Hall argues that in order…

Climategate And Post-Normal Science

Guest Post by Michael Kile, It was an important moment in the Climategate saga. Yet few remember Jerome Ravetz’s damning critique of the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit (CRU) posted on WUWT in early 2010. Ravetz is an eminent American philosopher of science and an Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s James Martin Institute…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #384

The Week That Was: 2019-11-02 (November 2, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Climatology is becoming an increasingly dubious science, serving a political project… the policy cart is leading the scientific horse.” – Judith Curry, City Journal, Winter 2019. Number of the Week: 30…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #383

The Week That Was: 2019-10-26 (October 26, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week – “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”— George Bernard Shaw [H/t William Readdy] Number of the Week: $11.69 billion up 31% THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President,…