Category Archives: Methodology

Pushing a rock up hill on the climate

Sadar discusses why the line between ideology and science has become blurred–it has to do with the social educational canons and attitudes as well as the very influential economic/financial/career pressures for professionals and academics in enviro or climate studies.

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Brian Bledsoe is a Joe Bastardi kind of weatherman, the real deal

I like this guy–and I agree with him–since I live in Central Texas and rain is so critical to our economy and life.

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This is the kind of junk that gives science a bad name

So here comes a medical study with plenty of power–40,000 subjects so it has statistical significance. HOWEVER!!!!

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Norm Rogers exposes the silly Risky Business project

3 supposedly smart men, Bloomberg, Steyer and Paulsen running around talking warming.

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Howard Hayden at Energy Advocate

I am a big fan of physicist Howard Hayden, formerly Prof at U Conn, so I ask you to consider some of his comments from the July issue of The Energy Advocate</em, a real paper newsletter he publishes.

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Marita on the endangerment mess created by the SCOTUS

Well it’s true they cannot re write statutes, they can “interpret” them in ways that boggle the mind.
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Since we be talking smoking–how bout a toke?

I admire a certain writer who puts up this fine piece on why small particles–tiny dust–don’t kill nobody the way the EPA claims.

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Peer review fraud, Peer review failure

This is a report on a scandal in an obscure journal, and peer review has come under more scrutiny.

Although this is a fraud story, peer review is not as good as you would imagine, even in the best of circumstances.

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Junk science is fallacious science–read here

This author discusses fallacious scientific methods and attitudes.

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Real Clear Science on misuse of numbers

Some good discussion on cheating with numbers–journalists and advocates would call it lying for justice.

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Sierra Rayne continues his series on warmer junk

This time it’s about Midwestern winter nights.

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Sierra Waxes eloquent and cogent on Measles Vaccine–maaahvalus.

Attention all you vaccine haters.

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Secret Science bill proposed by Lamar and SST Committee

This one is dead on arrival and what a waste of time.
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More on the new and better recording stations by NOAA

Anthony Watts, who exposed the siting problems and showed ridiculous siting, for example, an hour down the road in Lampasas TX they moved the temp monitor from a rural location to a parking lot. So Watts discusses the better network, but it’s still ground stations.

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Mahi Mahi swimming slower with BP oil exposure

I don’t like it when I see exposure experiments. Would BP oil slow the swimming motion?

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Dalrymple discusses rodents and research

Mouse and rat studies have little value, says Dr. Dalrymple.

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Let’s talk Hookah and small particle air pollution effects

Lethal small particles exceed 3000 mics per cubic meter in Hookah Bars. No sudden deaths?

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Big boy says climate science has been highjacked

Joe Bast Sent me this very enlightening discussion.

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Junk medical epidemiology on air pollution

These researchers used the same lousy methodology, but at least they were willing to admit they didn’t find anything. What they do claim is not statistically valid.

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High holy church of science

Charles Battig, anesthesiologist, aerospace medicine, now prolific essayist and climate issues scholar, discusses the scientific oligarchy.

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