Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Reply to Warren Warren

(Note: The is a reply to Warren S. Warren’s guest post here – Anthony) By Roger Cohen First I would like to say that I respect Warren greatly. He has been very energetic in his support of the APS Topical Group on the Physics of Climate (GPC) and contributed substantially to its development. There is…

PBS Frontline climate change special cites bogus ‘consensus’

Guest post by Tom Harris Besides the obvious bias we have come to expect from most main stream media coverage of climate change, “Climate of Doubt“, aired Tuesday night on PBS’s Frontline, committed one serious mistake that can not be left unaddressed. Frontline repeatedly implied that there is an overwhelming consensus among climate scientists that…

NOAA's '15 year statement' from 2008 puts a kibosh on the current Met Office 'insignificance' claims that global warming flatlined for 16 years

While the Met Office and others try to spin their way out of their current 16 year flatlining of warming, it is important to remember a few points made in the past. In the much ballyhooed 2008 NOAA “State of the Climate” report on climate change they state, concerning the climate models, something quite relevant to…

Lindzen at Sandia National Labs: 'climate models are flawed'

This press release was provided by Sandia National Labs: In an effort to shed light on the wide spectrum of thought regarding the causes and extent of changes in Earth’s climate, Sandia National Laboratories has invited experts from a wide variety of perspectives to present their views in the Climate Change and National Security Speaker…

The collusion of the climate crowd

By Christopher C. Horner First published in the Washington Examiner, reposted here with permission Not long ago, the American Tradition Institute initiated a transparency campaign using federal and state freedom of information laws to learn more about how taxpayer-funded academics use their positions to advance a particular agenda. On its face, this should have been…

Forcing or Feedback?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a Reviewer’s Comment on one of Richard Lindzen’s papers today, a paper about the tropics from 20°N to 20°S, and I came across this curiosity (emphasis mine): Lastly, the authors go through convoluted arguments between forcing and feed backs. For the authors’ analyses to be valid, clouds should…