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  • Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s an old saying that “Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see either one being made” … and I fear the same is true for far too much of what passes...
  • Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I thought I’d take a more detailed look at the claims of the recent paper entitled “Discrepancies in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians.”....
  • The Charney Report Revisited Mon, 22 Jul 19, 11:00am
    Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update at the end] Over on Twitter, Michael Tobis made the claim that the 1979 Charney report entitled “Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment”  was a “triumph...
  • First They Came For Climate Sceptics Mon, 15 Jul 19, 11:00am
    From The GWPF Date: 07/13/19 National Review Gender dissenter gets fired for his academic views Dr. Allan Josephson discusses academic freedom, child welfare, gender ideology, and the price he has paid for his principles....
  • It was recently reported that journalism lost a lot of jobs this year, and again in July. After looking at this piece from the UK Telegraph, where the journalist couldn’t separate fantasy from reality, taking the word...
  • Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 21, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached...
  • From Slate Slate accidentally stumbles onto something interesting, important, and probably factual. Our research suggests that the theory that conservatives and liberals respond differently to threats isn’t actually true....
  • Lumpy science from Ken Caldeira Sat, 22 Jun 19, 5:00am
    On Twitter, people will say most anything if it aligns with their beliefs and their cause. In this case, climate scientist Ken Caldeira gets called out over some claims about coal and CO2 by our own Willis Eschenbach. It...
  • by Pat Frank A few days ago, Charles TM posted an essay about the recent National Academy Report, “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,”...
  • MONTEZUMA’S REVENGE Tue, 26 Feb 19, 9:00pm
    By Michael Kile God or Satan used to be the default cause for all that is bad or inexplicable. Today we blame “climate change”. Thousands of earnest researchers now gain their daily carbon (dioxide) credits by scaring...
  • Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In a previous thread here on WUWT, a commenter said that the sunspot-related variations in solar output were shown by Labitzke et al...
  • Hansen’s 1988 Predictions Redux Mon, 7 Jan 19, 9:00am
    Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over in the Tweeterverse, someone sent me the link to the revered climate scientist James Hansen’s 1988 Senate testimony and told me “Here’s what we were told 30 years ago by...
  • Note: I normally don’t publish anything related to the ideas of Nikolov and Zeller, for three reasons: 1) It’s just wrong, 2) It invariably descends into a shouting match...
  • The Dryer Gets Wetter Wed, 26 Dec 18, 9:00am
    Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading that one of the things that we are already seeing (or that is predicted) is that the wet areas of the planet are getting wetter and the dry areas are getting dryer, viz: Expect...
  • The Sky is Falling! Sun, 2 Dec 18, 1:00pm
    From The Heartland Institute November 29, 2018 By Greg E. Walcher A new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) claims humans have killed more than half the all the wildlife in the world since 1970. A new report from the...
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