Quote of the Week: ‘Climate Barbie’ claims sewage leaks will increase due to climate change

From the “McKenna in, sewage out” department comes this just unbelievably stupid claim from Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna via CBC. At issue is old infrastructure, not climate change. h/t to WUWT reader “Cam_S”. The issue as reported by CBC: Data provided to The Canadian Press recently showed over one trillion litres of raw sewage…

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Quote of the Week: Statistics and peer review

WUWT reader J B Williamson writes: I came across this obituary today which reminds us that its not just the climate universe that has problems. Douglas Altman, statistician – obituary Douglas Altman, who has died aged 69, waged a long-running campaign to improve the use of statistics in medical research. A professor of statistics in…

Quote of the Week – climate predictions edition

First let’s start with the compulsory quote from the late, great Yogi Berra, who famously said: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” ― Yogi Berra In response to Eric Worrall’s article about Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna predicting an “ice free” Canada Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has demanded climate skeptic Hockey commentator Don Cherry think…