The Debate Continues: More discount rates and candy-canes

Guest post by Mark Freeman On 11th January, Lord Monckton of Brenchley kindly replied (“Of discount rates and candy-canes”) to a guest post of mine on WUWT concerning Nordhaus’ choice of discount rates (“Is Nordhaus’ discount rate really too low?”, 4th January). This is a response to a number of issues around the choice of…

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A condensed version of a paper entitled: “Violating Nyquist: Another Source of Significant Error in the Instrumental Temperature Record”.

By William Ward, 1/01/2019 The 4,900-word paper can be downloaded here: https://wattsupwiththat.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Violating-Nyquist-Instrumental-Record-20190112-1Full.pdf The 169-year long instrumental temperature record is built upon 2 measurements taken daily at each monitoring station, specifically the maximum temperature (Tmax) and the minimum temperature (Tmin). These daily readings are then averaged to calculate the daily mean temperature as Tmean = (Tmax+Tmin)/2. Tmax…

Of discount rates and candy-canes

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley “The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax, Of cabbages and kings, And why the sea is boiling hot, And whether pigs have wings.” Lewis Carroll, Aliciae per speculum transitus Dr Mark Freeman (January 4) wrote that the 5% intertemporal…

Funding the Climate-Industrial Complex

Why Big Green energy investors rely on the man-made global warming myth Tom D. Tamarkin Supposedly “green” or “renewable” energy has become a trillion-dollar-plus annual industry that has spawned tens of thousands of new businesses worldwide. The total Climate-Industrial Complex is a $2-trillion-per-year business. Major fossil fuel companies like Shell Energy now have green energy…