Dubious climate science about the Texas cold disaster

The bottom line is that Cohen et al. are going to have to be lot more convincing before I believe that a single month’s snowfall in Siberia drives the weather…

The polar regions in a 2°C warmer world

From AAAS Review ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES The polar regions in a 2°C warmer world Science Advances  04 Dec 2019: Vol. 5, no. 12, eaaw9883 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw9883 Abstract Over the past decade,…

AAASofA: “Pentagon fires a warning shot against EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule”… Riiiight.

Guest ridicule of the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America by David Middleton See update at end of post. This little gem was in my morning email…

Forgive Us Our Transgressions

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A new paper in Science magazine entitled “Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet” (paywalled here) claims that we are all potential “transgressors”…

Journals Not Enforcing Their Policies

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach From an interesting post entitled “Trust and Don’t Bother To Verify” on Judith Curry’s excellent blog , I’ve taken the following quote: Journals’ growing insistence…

An Open Letter to Dr. Marcia McNutt, new Editor-In-Chief, Science Magazine

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Dr. McNutt: As a somewhat unwilling subscriber to Science, let me start by welcoming you as the latest editor of Science magazine. You’ve stated…

Where's the hockey stick? The 'Marcott 9' show no warming past 1950

More on the Marcott et al “hockey stick”. All of the ‘Marcott 9’ had altered dates. Guest post by John Kehr While it took me a while to get the…

The Journal Science – Free the code

In my opinion, this is a testament to Steve McIntyre’s tenacity. Via the GWPF: At Last, The Right Lesson From Climategate Fiasco Monday, 16 April 2012 11:21 PhysOrg A diverse…

The Dessler Cloud Feedback Paper in Science: A Step Backward for Climate Research

How’s this for “rapid response“? This rebuttal comes out at exactly the same time the press embargo lifts in Science. We were able to obtain advance copies of the Dessler…