Claim: 0.7C / Century is Exceptional

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study published in SAGE claims that 0.7C / century warming is exceptional, because on average temperature change over the last 9500 years, after smoothing away short term wobbles, was 0.1C -0.01C / century. The Anthropocene equation Owen Gaffney, Will Steffen The dominant external forces influencing the rate of…

The Mark Boslough Affair

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen The Mark Boslough Affair or Who is Misrepresenting Whom? Who is Mark Boslough anyway?   He is a “physicist. He is a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, an adjunct professor at University of New Mexico.”  And is best known for his “work on airbursts [which] challenged the…

George Will: Academia may now be beyond satire

Note to readers: This Sunday column by George Will appeared in my local newspaper this week, and I thought it relevant to repeat the headline and excerpts of it here, because what Will discusses is relevant to the fractured state of climate science. Peer review has turned into “pal review” due to the small population…