Another Manntastic law footnote: the process is the punishment

Mark Steyn recently wrote: In a couple of months, Michael E Mann’s defamation suit against me will enter its sixth year in the constipated bowels of DC justice. Given the proceduralist swamp in which the case is now mired, it is not unreasonable to assume that its ultimate disposition will consume most of my remaining time on…

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Analysis of Court of Appeals’ Defamation Opinion Holding That Climategate Inquiries Exonerated Michael Mann

Guest post by “JD Ohio”, Attorney*   Overview of Important Science and Email Issues Useful to Analysis of Court of Appeals’ Defamation Opinion Holding That Climategate Inquiries Exonerated Michael Mann Foreword I have followed climate matters for a long time and have been aware of the inquiries that followed Climategate. So, instinctively, when Michael Mann claimed that…

You can always tell a Mann, but you can’t tell him much – why tree ring data (and climatic conclusions from it) sucks

From the “we only select wood for hockey stick construction” department. Steve McIntyre comes back into the fray with a scathing review of just how crappy the tree ring proxies used by Michael Mann were (and still are), and shows without the questionable stripbark portion of the data, why no “hockey stick” appears. But even…

Michael Mann: “We literally would not have seen these extremes in the absence of climate change.”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Alarmism in action. Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist Exclusive: Prof Michael Mann declares the impacts of global warming are now ‘playing out in real-time’ The extreme heatwaves and wildfires wreaking havoc around the globe are “the face of climate change”, one of the…