The blame game

An essay on how attempting to identify blame for complex societal problems can get in the way of finding solutions to these problems. What the climate ‘blame game’ can learn…

Economic impact of energy consumption change caused by global warming

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 8, 2020 by curryja | by Peter Lang and Ken Gregory A new paper ‘Economic impact of energy consumption change…

The 4hiroshimas app – propaganda of the worst kind

The kidz at Skeptical Science (SkS) have made fools of themselves again, creating an app that is not only morally wrong, but the clearest case of science propaganda disguised as…

The good side of climate change

Why climate change is good for the world Don’t panic! The scientific consensus is that warmer temperatures do more good than harm By Matt Ridley: Climate change has done more…

Cook's 97% climate consensus paper crumbles upon examination

Bjørn Lomborg writes on his Facebook Page Ugh. Do you remember the “97% consensus”, which even Obama tweeted? Turns out the authors don’t want to reveal their data. It has…

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Tuesday August 27th, 2013

Bloomberg news: People Don’t Fear Climate Change Enough   With respect to the science of climate change, many experts regard the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the world’s authoritative…

Preliminary results of the "Tol Poll'

Dr. Richard Tol writes at his blog: The Tol Poll is a direct result of the series of op-eds in the Guardian on the relationship between the environmental movement and…

The Tol Poll – rating climate denizens

Take this at your leisure, answer honestly. Link follows.

Lomborg: Let's get our priorities right

By Bjørn Lomborg (via his Facebook page) About a quarter of all deaths in the developing world comes from mostly easily curable, infectious diseases. The biggest environment problem, by far measured…

The madness of 97% 98% consensus herds

UPDATE: comments welcome on Dr. Richard Tol’s draft paper on this issue, see below. This will be a top post for a day, new posts will appear below this one…

Tol statistically deconstructs the 97% Consensus

Dr. Richard Tol has been tweeting a statistical destruction of the “97% consensus” study, Cook et al. (2013) by educating co-author Dana Nuccitelli as to why his “sample” is not…

Josh on great moments in use of the 'D word'

Lucia notes: As some of you know, Dana flung the “D” word at Richard Tol. He and a sympathizer who uses the handle “@IdiotTracker” have provided interesting definitions of either…

New paper by Richard Tol – Targets for global climate policy: An Overview

I thought this paper was interesting, and it was (as part of a Twitter exchange) sent to me by request (thanks to Both Richard Tol and Bjørn Lomborg). I found…

IPCC declares itself exempt from FOIA laws

From Bishop Hill, such a short story that it is difficult to excerpt, and given the importance, and the continuation reference to the story I broke on WUWT, I don’t…

Food fight

Paul Krugman has caused quite a stir with his claims that the riots in Egypt are the result of: global warming > causing bad weather > causing crop failure >…