Critique of the new Santer et al. (2019) paper

From Dr Judith Curry’s Climate Etc Posted on March 1, 2019 by curryja by Ross McKitrick Ben Santer et al. have a new paper out in Nature Climate Change arguing that with 40 years of satellite data available they can detect the anthropogenic influence in the mid-troposphere at a 5-sigma level of confidence. This, they…

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A history of Dr. Ben Santer and his IPCC “trick”

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball I will not apologize for my outrage at being lectured to about my moral obligations concerning climate change from the likes of Benjamin Santer, from his position at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Ironically, and sadly, he is right that we need to address climate change, but for the wrong…

Ben Santer: Climate Change Responsible for Hotter and Colder Weather

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study by Ben Santer which claims that climate change is strengthening the heartbeat of the world’s climate, making winters colder and summers warmer. Climate change strengthens Earth’s ‘heartbeat’ – and that’s bad news By Chelsea Gohd, Space.com Staff Writer … Climate change is much more than rising temperatures and…

Ben Santer Protests Canadian Climate Budget Cut

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to climate scientist Ben Santer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has so far not renewed “The only dedicated program funding climate and atmospheric research in Canada”. Climate researchers press Trudeau to renew Canadian Arctic research program By Brian Owens Jan. 22, 2018 , 11:45 AM The Canadian government should renew…

No, Santer et al. have not refuted Scott Pruitt

Guest essay by Leo Goldstein The MSM is actively promoting a new piece of dubious “climate science”: the article Tropospheric Warming Over The Past Two Decades doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02520-7, https://archive.is/EOXfw by B. Santer et al., published in Nature Scientific Reports on May 24. For well-known reasons, Santer et al decided to debate not scientists, but Scott Pruitt, the new…

Ben Santer to Trump: "Don't listen to the 'ignorant voices' on climate change"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Ben Santer, who infamously once threatened to beat up climate skeptic Pat Michaels (see Climategate email 1255100876.txt), has offered his services to President-elect Trump as a member of America’s “unarmed forces”. Dear President-elect Trump—Don’t listen to the ‘ignorant voices’ on climate change Ben Santer, member of the U.S. National Academy…