A Surfeit Of Temperatures

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach My last two posts, one on Gavin’s claims and the other on the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, have gotten me to thinking about the various groups producing historical global surface temperature estimates. Remember that the global surface temperature is the main climate variable that lots of folks are hyperventilating…

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Inside The Sausage Factory

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s an old saying that “Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see either one being made” … and I fear the same is true for far too much of what passes for climate “science” these days. However, ignoring such wise advice, I’ve taken another look under the hood…

Visibility and Invisibility

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I thought I’d take a more detailed look at the claims of the recent paper entitled “Discrepancies in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians.”. The paper is discussed here on WUWT. I’m number 148 out of 386 on their list of contrarians, based on how…

The Charney Report Revisited

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update at the end] Over on Twitter, Michael Tobis made the claim that the 1979 Charney report entitled “Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment”  was a “triumph of 20th century meteorological science”, in part for predicting “surface warming tending to be concentrated in polar regions”.  This got me…

First They Came For Climate Sceptics

From The GWPF Date: 07/13/19 National Review Gender dissenter gets fired for his academic views Dr. Allan Josephson discusses academic freedom, child welfare, gender ideology, and the price he has paid for his principles. Allan M. Josephson is a distinguished psychiatrist who, since 2003, has transformed the division of child and adolescent psychiatry and psychology…