Climategate 3.0: ‘Interesting to note that many of the coral records utilised by Mike Mann also failed my screening procedure’

It’s not called the “hokey stick” for nothing. Continue reading Climategate 3.0: ‘Interesting to note that many of the coral records utilised by Mike Mann also failed my screening procedure’

Climategate 3.0: NASA scientist on hockey stick: ‘what Mike Mann continually fails to understand, and no amount of references will solve, is…’

“… that there is practically no reliable tropical data for most of the time period, and without knowing the tropical sensitivity, we have no way of knowing how cold (or warm) the globe actually got. (And similarly, without knowing the tropical sensitivity for the LGM, we don’t know what it’s global cooling was, and without knowing it for 2xCO2, we don’t know what the future sensitivity would be.) It cannot be reconstructed with any confidence from the extratropical response, even if we were to know that well, because the extratropical response is partly driven by in situ feedbacks, so can occur with a variety of tropical responses….” Continue reading Climategate 3.0: NASA scientist on hockey stick: ‘what Mike Mann continually fails to understand, and no amount of references will solve, is…’

Climategate 3.0: Jones advises Mann and others on FOIA requests — ‘Leave it to you to delete as appropriate!’

“Don’t any of you three tell anybody that the UK has a Freedom of Information Act!” Continue reading Climategate 3.0: Jones advises Mann and others on FOIA requests — ‘Leave it to you to delete as appropriate!’

Climategate 3.0: Jones to Mann: ‘I’ll delete the file rather than send to anyone’

“[McIntyre and McKitrick] have been after the CRU station data for years. If they ever hear there is a Freedom of Information Act now in the UK, I think I’ll delete the file rather than send to anyone.” Continue reading Climategate 3.0: Jones to Mann: ‘I’ll delete the file rather than send to anyone’

Climategate 3.0: Mann to Revkin — ‘McIntyre and McKitrick paper is pure scientific fraud’

Unlike the notion of estimating global temps 1,000 years ago to within tenths of a degree by analyzing tree rings? Continue reading Climategate 3.0: Mann to Revkin — ‘McIntyre and McKitrick paper is pure scientific fraud’

Climategate 3.0: Phil Jones tries and fails to have skeptic Dick Lindzen’s comments removed from draft IPCC chapter

“I didn’t succeed in getting some of Dick Lindzen’s comments removed.” Continue reading Climategate 3.0: Phil Jones tries and fails to have skeptic Dick Lindzen’s comments removed from draft IPCC chapter

Judas: Former Kraft exec says food industry conspired to make people eat more

Michael Mudd tries to curry favor with the forces of political correctness. Continue reading Judas: Former Kraft exec says food industry conspired to make people eat more

A Robbin’ Hood: Tom Friedman’s carbon tax would redistribute fossil fuel levy as lower tax rates

With some skim for the government, too. Continue reading A Robbin’ Hood: Tom Friedman’s carbon tax would redistribute fossil fuel levy as lower tax rates

New York’s unfakeable driver’s license: Will the BPA-containing card also be untouchable?

New driver’s licenses in New York will be made of polycarbonate — often (always?) made with bisphenol A (BPA). Since the enviros have attacked receipts containing BPA, will they go after the new licenses as well? Continue reading New York’s unfakeable driver’s license: Will the BPA-containing card also be untouchable?