The Climate of Scott Adams

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach At 73, I’m now in what I call my “late youth”. As a confirmed wanderer, I’ve seen a bit of the world, and I’ve read…

India Confirms No Increase in Tropical Cyclones Due to Climate Change

by Vijay Jayaraj One of the chief fears about climate change—or, more specifically, global warming—is that it will generate more frequent and more severe extreme weather events. Observed facts, however,…

Is “Consensus” in Climate Science Good or Bad? It Depends on What Year It Is

From The Institute for Energy Research By Robert P. Murphy November 5, 2019 One of the recurring themes in my commentary on the climate change debate is how those pushing…

CEI Files Formal Complaint Regarding NASA’s Claim of 97% Climate Scientist Agreement on Global Warming

News release from the Competitive Enterprise Institute. July 10, 2019 The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) petitioned NASA to remove from its website the claim that 97 percent of climate scientists…

Oreskes, Harvard and the Destruction of Scientific Revolutions

Guest post by Bradley Keyes consensus (kənˈsɛnsəs) — n. general or widespread agreement (esp. in the phrase consensus of opinion ) usage Since ‘consensus’ refers to a collective opinion, the…

What is the Meaningful 97% in the Climate Debate?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball For a brief period, the New York Times added a column to their best-seller book list. It identified the percentage of people who finished reading…

Science or Science Fiction? 97% climate consensus crumbles in survey

This is an oldie, but goodie, but worth revisiting in the context of today’s false belief that there is a 97% consensus. It would be interesting to see the exact…

‘The 97% climate consensus’ starts to crumble with 485 new papers in 2017 that question it

by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.10 Jan 20183,113 From Breitbart and No Tricks Zone: A broad survey of climate change literature for 2017 reveals that the alleged “consensus” behind the dangers of…

Laughable claim: Presenting facts as ‘consensus’ bridges conservative-liberal divide over climate change

From the  UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE and the “I have a bridge to sell you in Brooklyn” department. These fools really believe the horrendously flawed 97% consensus argument, which has been…

A Reply to Cook and Oreskes on Climate Science Consensus

By Warren Pearce, , Reiner Grundmann, Mike Hulme, Sujatha Raman, Eleanor Hadley Kershaw and Judith Tsouvalis Published in: Environmental Communication In their replies to our paper (Pearce et al., 2017), both Cook (2017) and…

Dr. Judith Curry Explains The Reality Of Bad Climate Science And Bad Politics

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin Dr. Judith Curry conducted an interview with YouTube which was published on August 9, 2017 where she clearly lays out the many flaws and failures…

Fake News: Trump official, Scaramucci, says Earth is only 5,500 yrs old.

Guest post by David Middleton Anatomy of a fake news story. This article appeared in Forbes last week… Trump’s New White House Communications Director Believes The Earth Is 5,500 Years…

Obama’s Science Czar Rails Against Using ‘Red Teams’ To Debate Global Warming

From The Daily Caller   Michael Bastasch 2:01 PM 07/25/2017 President Barack Obama’s chief science adviser compared the Trump administration’s use of “red teams” to debate climate science to a…

A Red Team to end the climate wars: fun but likely to fail.

A Red Team to end the climate wars: fun but likely to fail. By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Team Trump has proposed a Red Team project…

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’…

My excellent adventure into the March for Science

By Andy May I love visiting WUWT and Climate, Etc., but most of the visitors to these sites, like me, are skeptical that the current global warming is dangerous. I’ve…

Study: Presenting Deliberately "Weakened" Skeptic Arguments Increases Climate Acceptance

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study suggests that if people are psychologically “inoculated” with deliberately “weakened” versions of climate skeptic arguments, they are more likely to reject real…

Ugly: "Why climate denial should be a criminal offence"

Christopher Smith writes in WUWT Tips and Notes: Dr Jarrod Gilbert: Why climate denial should be a criminal offence 5:00 AM Tuesday Jul 26, 2016 New Zealand Social Scientist Dr…

Consensus=Nonsensus – Reviewing Cook et al (2016)

Michelle Stirling writes: A critical review of the most recent Cook et al (2016) consensus study. There can’t be much more consensus than getting all the lead consensus study authors…

Already 240 Published Papers In 2016 Alone Show the “97% Climate Consensus” Is A Fantasy

From Friends of Science Newsletter by Albert Jacobs Kenneth Richard has compiled a list of 770 papers published since January 1,  2014 that contradict the IPCC consensus statement, see here.…

John Cook is cooking up more 97% consensus, while two papers refute his statistical sleights of hand

We’ve had the climate wars, now we have the consensus wars, and it appears Cook’s side and his publisher aren’t playing fair with the numbers, or with the review/rebuttal process.…

The Cook '97% consensus' paper, exposed by new book for the fraud that it really is

I don’t like to use the word “fraud”, and I can’t recall if I’ve ever used it in a title. In this case it is warranted. Brandon Shollenberger writes of…

Poll: 73% of Americans reject so-called AGW consensus (but you wouldn't know it from the headline)

Guest post by David Middleton From The Hill… Poll: 70 percent believe in climate change By Timothy Cama – 01/05/16 10:41 AM EST   A new survey finds that 70…

Sierra Club would rather quote bogus 97% mantra than address facts

We all know that the now infamous “97% consensus” is based on shonky data analysis by John Cook, but that doesn’t stop the president of the Sierra Club from using…