Raising the bar on statistical significance

I was searching the early edition of PNAS for the abstract of yet another sloppy “science by press release” that didn’t bother to give the the title of the paper…

New paper says 'No evidence of planetary influence on solar activity'

“Barycentric” influence of the planets on the sun is just statistically insignificant, and a previous paper that claims to find a signal in isotopic records is proven to be nothing…

No significant warming for 17 years 4 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As Anthony and others have pointed out, even the New York Times has at last been constrained to admit what Dr. Pachauri of the IPCC…

The Met Office responds to Doug Keenan's statistical significance issue

Bishop Hill reports that Doug Keenan’s article about statistical significance in the temperature records seems to have had a response from the Met Office. WUWT readers may recall our story…