From “The Stupid, It Burns” Department: “Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker”

Guest rant by David Middleton Climate change is a central issue at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with multiple high-level meetings on the issue happening amid several devastating natural disasters. Hurricane Irma recently swept through the Caribbean and into Florida, only to be quickly followed by Hurricane Maria. “Climate change casts a long shadow over the development efforts…

Gavin’s Twitter Trick

Last week, Larry Kummer posted a very thoughtful article here on WUWT: A climate science milestone: a successful 10-year forecast! At first glance, this did look like “a successful 10-year forecast: The observations track closer to the model ensemble mean (P50) than most other models and the 2016 El Niño spikes at least a little bit…

“Is Climate ‘Lukewarmism’ Legitimate?”

Guest post by David Middleton A very thoughtful column by Ross Pomeroy at Real Clear Science… Is Climate ‘Lukewarmism’ Legitimate? By Ross Pomeroy September 25, 2017 To many, prominent writers Matt Ridley, Ross Douthat, and Oren Cass are a baffling bunch. They are the visible proponents of the position that climate change is real, manmade, and occurring…

2014 HGS Presentation: “Climate Change: Facts and Fictions”

Guest post by David Middleton Dr. Rusty Riese’s May 2014 presentation to the Houston Geological Society… Speaker:  W.C. Rusty Riese Adjunct Professor, Rice University Climate Change: Facts and Fictions The past several years have seen several opinion pieces regarding climate change appear in the pages of many publications, both scientific and secular.  Although both sides…

The Value of Old Textbooks

Guest post by David Middleton Back in my early days of “debating” climate change on the Internet, I ran across this New York Times article: From a Rapt Audience, a Call to Cool the Hype By WILLIAM J. BROADMARCH 13, 2007 Hollywood has a thing for Al Gore and his three-alarm film on global warming,…