Tag Archives: Climate Science

Climate Change in 15 Minutes — Watts Up With That?

This perspective has placed me at odds with the activist branch of the climate science community, who regard my perspective as inconvenient. The academic political pressures from activist scientists and even politicians caused me to retire prematurely from my tenured faculty position.

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Euro Courts Infringing On Freedom Of Science…Climate Science Being Decided By Courts Instead Of By Proof — Watts Up With That?

The Federal Constitutional Court considers itself authorized to decide on scientific questions by judgement instead of by scientific proof, as is usually the case. This might be regarded as a kind of reversion to the Middle Ages, when people who relied on their own intellect were considered as a thorn in the side of the…

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NZ Gov waste and a dead turtle — Iowa Climate Science Education

Check out the amazing sequence of events at the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union Inc Could this be another “failure of capitalism”. via Errors in IPCC climate science https://ift.tt/33qlE7B May 9, 2021 at 03:25AM

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You have been warned: A merging of the COVID climate issue’ is underway —

https://onenewsnow.com/science-tech/2020/12/04/covids-left-climate-activists-feeling-forgotten COVID’s left climate activists feeling forgotten By Chris Woodward (OneNewsNow.com) The UN secretary-general has issued a stark warning about humanity and climate, but a skeptic says he sees right through him. “Humanity is waging war on nature,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in an address at Columbia University in New York. “This is suicidal.…

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MSNBC & Michael ‘Hockey Stick’ Mann Eager For Crippling Climate Regs —

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kyle-drennen/2020/11/13/msnbcs-tur-eager-economy-killing-climate-regulation On her 2:00 p.m. ET hour show on Thursday, MSNBC anchor and left-wing climate change activist Katy Tur was salivating over the incoming Biden administration’s plans to implement economy-killing climate regulations by executive fiat. She led off the segment by hailing: “Four years of climate change denial will come to an end on January…

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Hopefully, Lancet Personnel Know More about Medicine than They Know about Climate Science — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

By Dr. John Happs A “Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change” report was published in 2015, with 46 signatories contributing to a document that claimed: “To map out the impacts of climate change, and the necessary policy responses, in order to ensure the highest attainable standards of health for populations worldwide.” The executive summary […]

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Michael Mann vs. National Review: Supreme Court weighs lawsuit pitting climate scientist against skeptics —

https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/471406-supreme-court-weighs-lawsuit-pitting-climate-scientist-against The Supreme Court on Friday will consider whether to take up a prominent climatologist’s defamation suit against a venerated conservative magazine, in a case that pits climate scientists against the free speech rights of global warming skeptics. The dispute between scientist Michael Mann and the National Review has drawn attention from lawmakers, interest groups,…

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New climate models – even more wrong — Climate Scepticism

 

The IPCC AR5 Report included this diagram, showing that climate models exaggerate recent warming: If you want to find it, it’s figure 11.25, also repeated in the Technical Summary as figure TS-14. The issue is also discussed in box TS3: “However, an analysis of the full suite of CMIP5 historical simulations (augmented for the period […]

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Climatologist Dr. Judith Curry: Climate Change is ‘not a clear and present danger’ — Watts Up With That?

 

My latest podcast – this one has some eye-opening discussion. Dr. Judith Curry is a climatologist, former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of Climate Forecast Applications Network. She is in the forefront of the climate skeptic movement, often drawing fire from others in…

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Climate scientists’ pre-traumatic stress syndrome — Watts Up With That?

 

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on July 8, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry It’s getting worse. About 5 years ago, I wrote two blog posts on climate scientists’ pre-traumatic stress syndrome: Pre-traumatic stress syndrome: climate trauma survival trips Pre-traumatic stress syndrome: climate scientists speak out Mother Jones has a new…

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“Is there not a single climate scientist out there who will call this out as improper?” — Watts Up With That?

Manntastic behavior on Twitter – harassment of Dr. Judith Curry by @michaelemann As you may know, both testified in congressional hearings this week. Mann apparently can’t tolerate a second opinion. Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. calls out this petty and childish behavior. Dr. Curry responds:

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AI Researchers Tout their Wares to the Climate Science Community — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fantasy problem meet fantasy solution. Here’s how AI can help fight climate change according to the field’s top thinkers From monitoring deforestation to designing low-carbon materialsBy James Vincent Jun 25, 2019, 8:02am EDT The AI renaissance of recent years has led many to ask how this technology can help with one of…

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Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning — Climate Etc.

by Judith Curry Insights into the motivated reasoning of climate scientists, including my own efforts to sort out my own biases and motivated reasoning following publication of the Webster et al. (2005) paper

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Claim: Climate action can’t be separated from social justice – ‘The climate crisis is a driver of injustice, widening the gap between the haves & the have-nots’ —

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jun/10/no-climate-action-cant-be-separated-from-social-justice Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogether … In February, the New York Times editorial board wondered whether addressing the climate crisis was “merely a cover for a wish-list of progressive policies and a not-so-subtle effort to move the Democratic…

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Trump’s “Attack on Climate Science” is a War on Climate Alarmism Combined With Legitimate Scepticism — Climate Scepticism

Let it not be said that Trump is a canny politician. He is not. What he is, is a ruthless and committed opponent of unilateral ‘climate action’ which he passionately believes is economically disadvantaging the US to the benefit of its global competitors like China, Russia, India and other Far Eastern and Middle […]

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Mann and Lewandowsky’s Climate Lament: “We Have Lost Australia For Now” — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Stew Green – It just keeps getting funnier. ‘We have lost Australia for now,’ warns climate scientist in wake of election upset The unexpected victory of conservatives in Australia’s election is bad news for the future of global climate action. JOE ROMM MAY 18, 2019, 3:27 PM “Australians elected…

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Massive Coalition Backs Trump’s Climate Science Committee —

https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/31791-massive-coalition-backs-trump-s-climate-science-committee By Alex Newman A massive coalition of environmental organizations, activists, and think-tank leaders signed a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the proposed Presidential Commission on Climate Security (PCCS), as well as the work of Trump climate and national security adviser Dr. William Happer of Princeton University. The campaign, which comes amid fierce establishment resistance to re-examining…

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Climate hypochondria and tribalism vs. ‘winning’ — Watts Up With That?

 

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 7, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Some reactions from Wednesday’s Congressional testimony. I’m starting this post while sitting in the Phoenix airport waiting for my delayed flight home (by the time I get home, I will have been up for 24 hours today/tomorrow).…

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Blaming cold on ‘warming’ is ‘pseudo-scientific scam’ – Scientist retires…then declares ‘I am a skeptic’ – The ‘sea of plastic is a fiction’ – Climate Depot News Round-Up —

Climate Depot News Round Up CFACT’s Climate Depot round-up Physicist rips ‘global warming’ causing record cold claims: The whole ‘narrative involving the polar vortex is just another pseudoscientific scam’ Dr. Lubos Motl: “The actual main purpose of this term, ‘polar vortex’, is for the journalists to sound credible and convey a thesis about the climate…

via Blaming cold on ‘warming’ is ‘pseudo-scientific scam’ – Scientist retires…then declares ‘I am a skeptic’ – The ‘sea of plastic is a fiction’ – Climate Depot News Round-Up —

Climate Change Gets a New Language… Again — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest whatever by David Middleton The New Language of Climate Change Scientists and meteorologists on the front lines of the climate wars are testing a new strategy to get through to the skeptics and outright deniers. By BRYAN BENDER January 27, 2019 PHOENIX—Leading climate scientists and meteorologists are banking on a new strategy for talking…

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Does The Climate-Science Industry Purposely Ignore A Simple Aspect of Strong El Niño Events That Causes Long-Term Global Warming? — Watts Up With That?

 

PREFACE It was a little more than 10 years ago that I published my first blog posts on the obvious upward steps in the sea surface temperatures of a large portion of the global oceans…upward steps that are caused by El Niño events…upward steps that lead to sunlight-fueled, naturally occurring global warming. There is a…

via Does The Climate-Science Industry Purposely Ignore A Simple Aspect of Strong El Niño Events That Causes Long-Term Global Warming? — Watts Up With That?

Leading German Climate Scientist Mojib Latif Caught Up In A Web Of Contradictions — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Mojib Latif: three statements, three times totally off the mark By Die kalte Sonne (German text translated by P Gosselin) At the end of the year, it’s usual to take a look back. That’s what we wish to do at this blog. Leading German climate scientist Mojib Latif made three historical statements in 2012 that […]

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Climatologist’s sea-level rise study disputes climate-disaster predictions – In many cases, ‘half of the sea-level rise is really from land sinking’ —

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/dec/27/judith-curry-sea-level-study-disputes-climate-disa/ By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Thursday, December 27, 2018 For years, climate prognosticators have warned that human-caused global warming is fueling catastrophic sea-level rise, but now climatologist Judith Curry is rocking their boat. In her latest paper, Ms. Curry found that the current rising sea levels are not abnormal, nor can…

via Climatologist’s sea-level rise study disputes climate-disaster predictions – In many cases, ‘half of the sea-level rise is really from land sinking’ —

Real Climate Science is Finally Figuring Things Out; Its the Sun Stupid — CO2 is Life

 

We here at CO2isLife don’t have Ph.D. in Climate Science, we have Ph.D.s in Common Sense and Masters in Honesty and Fairness. The whole purpose of this Blog is to expose what we view as nothing short of Scientific Fraud perpetrated by the “Consensus” of Climate Science Departments. We believed that if a group of […]

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President “Trump thinks scientists are split on climate change”… He’s right, Dana Nuccitelli is wrong — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Guest rebuttal by David Middleton Trump thinks scientists are split on climate change. So do most Americans There’s a 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming, but most Americans are unaware Dana Nuccitelli Mon 22 Oct 2018 06.00 EDT […] The Guardian Back around 2009, I “crossed swords” with Mr. Nuccitelli a few times in […]

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Analysis: Global Warming ‘Pause’ Extends…Becoming Clear UN IPCC Grossly Overstated Projected Warming —

Global Warming Pause Extends…Becoming Clear IPCC Grossly Overstated Projected Warming http://notrickszone.com/2018/10/17/global-warming-pause-extends-becoming-clear-ipcc-grossly-overstated-projected-warming/ by P Gosselin / Today, 08:28 Impressive Cold Grips As Planet Continues Its Warming Pause By SnowFan (Translated/summarized by P Gosselin) The continuing global cooling and the start of the grand minimum require new targets in climate policy and a complete withdrawal from the…

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Climate Research in the IPCC Wonderland: What Are We Really Measuring and Why Are We Wasting All That Money? — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball A fascinating 2006 paper by Essex, McKitrick, and Andresen asked, “Does a Global Temperature Exist.” Their introduction sets the scene, It arises from projecting a sampling of the fluctuating temperature field of the Earth onto a single number (e.g. [3], [4]) at discrete monthly or annual intervals. Proponents claim that…

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Science or Science Fiction? 97% climate consensus crumbles in survey — Iowa Climate Science Education

This paper examines the framings and identity work associated with professionals’ discursive construction of climate change science, their legitimation of themselves as experts on ‘the truth’, and their attitudes towards regulatory measures. Drawing from survey responses of 1077 professional engineers and geoscientists, we reconstruct their framings of the issue and knowledge claims to position themselves […]

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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope gets big funding boost from Republicans and the NSF’s and AAASA’s ungrateful responses. — Watts Up With That?

Guest commentary by David Middleton Back in March, Eric Worrall authored a nice post about “climate scientists running for congress.” Eric’s subject was a really goofy Clean Technica article about Joseph Kopser, touted as some sort of climate scientist. Clean Technica even spelled his name wrong (Kosper instead of Kopser). Yesterday, Mr. Kopser won the runoff election […]

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