Climate Red Team Argument Heats Up: Koonin responds to Schmidt

Note: Dr. Schmidt argues points he doesn’t seem to fully grasp, perhaps purposely, then again, Schmidt is no stranger to pettiness. – Anthony Guest essay by Steve Koonin Gavin Schmidt has posted a commentary on the video of a talk I gave recently at Purdue University. I’m grateful for his attention and comments, as I’m…

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The 'Climate Change: Believe It Or Else' Prize from @AGU

This essay is from the Real Climatologists blog, by Dr. Duane Thresher.  I strongly recommend their About Us page. HT/Science or Fiction August 21, 2017 The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has lots of prizes; they are very fond of congratulating themselves. One of these is the Climate Communication Prize, which is in recognition for the…

Wednesday Wit – Cheers, Gavin!

Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now than in medieval times.” with a link to a 2006 Real Climate article. Gavin implies that this comparison trumps the argument about English vineyards being proof…

CEI wins FOIA tiff with NASA via judicial order

From AllGov.com with lots of spin (h/t to reader Dennis) Judge Orders NASA to Release Climate Change-Related Documents A climate change denial group once funded by oil giant ExxonMobil (2012 revenues: $453.123 billion) won a legal victory last week over NASA when a federal judge ordered the space agency to turn over more documents related…

Gavin on why the Arctic methane alarm is implausible

Guest Essay by Dr. Gavin Schmidt, NASA GISS Yesterday, I carried this story: An alarmist prediction so bad, even Gavin Schmidt thinks it is implausible Today, on Twitter, Karel Haverkorn asked why. To his credit, Dr. Schmidt replied on Twitter in multiple tweets with an essay of bullet points. This marks the first time Dr.…