Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 21, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached in those reports.  And how the IPCC institutionalizes such masking errors in climate science. In the previous post, we discussed the…

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The Person who Set the Stage for Entire Deception of Human-Caused Global Warming (AGW) – Stephen Schneider.

By Dr. Tim Ball, Most of the world still believes that humans are causing climate change. The belief persists, despite the evidence of deliberately corrupted science exposed in leaked emails, and consistently failed forecasts. It persists without any empirical evidence. Unnecessary policies and massively expensive policies evolved from the deception of certainty. Carbon taxes and…

What’s the worst case? Climate sensitivity

Posted on April 1, 2019 by curryja | Reposted from Climate Etc. by Judith Curry Are values of equilibrium climate sensitivity > 4.5 C plausible? For background, see these previous posts on climate sensitivity [link] Here are some possibilistic arguments related to climate sensitivity.  I don’t think the ECS example is the best one to…

Climate Doom Ahead? Think Twice.

From Real Clear Energy By Charles N. Steele December 26, 2018 It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come. Discussion at the UN climate change talks held in Katowice, Poland recently reached a stalemate. The issue? A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)…

An Example of AR4 WG2 False Alarmism

By Rud Istvan, This post is a lightly reworked last third of much longer essay No Bodies in ebook Blowing Smoke, foreword by Professor Judith Curry of Georgia Tech. It concerns the demonstrably misleading dishonesty of AR4 WG2 concerning climate change caused species extinctions, and the shoddy science behind the one paper AR4 ultimately relied…

Geo-engineering: Ignoring the consequences

Governments charge ahead on engineering Earth’s climate, ignoring possible harmful effects Tim Ball and Tom Harris The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report said we have only 12 years left to save the planet. It triggered the usual frantic and ridiculous reactions. NBC News offered this gem: “A last-ditch global warming fix? A…

CLIMATE CATCH-22 IN POLAND

By Michael Kile, Another year, another conference. After a quarter of a century of trying to find a way to justify the greatest wealth transfer in human history, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) still wants to impose a “climate reparations” regime on the world as part of its sustainability ideology; despite…

Secrets about the 1.5°C world temperature limit

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: There has been a daily drumbeat of dark climate news to accompany the IPCC’s new report, “Global Warming of 1.5 °C.” Millions of people are terrified that climate change will wreck or destroy the world. Here is some information they probably do not know, because journalists…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #285

The Week That Was: 2017-09-23 (September 23, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “Long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run, we are all dead.”— John Maynard Keynes, the British Economist who earlier predicted that the extreme punitive…