Tag Archives: global warming

Worldwide Radio Interview Tonight

I’m looking forward to joining the hosts of Wise Guys of Weather at 8:10 p.m. EDT this evening to discuss weather, climate, and my book. Hosts Joe Bastardi, Joe D’Aleo, and Alan Lammey of weatherbell.com bring cold hard facts of … Continue reading

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They “Know” But They Don’t Know

Update (6/1/12): The poll results for the poll at the end of this post are in. Zero percent agreed that “science demands that witches be burned”; four percent agreed that “science does not demand that witches be burned”; zero percent … Continue reading

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Letter in Wall Street Journal

The reasons that climatologist Michael Mann is as successful as he is are multiple: 1. He told the United Nations something that it was dying to hear (he offered certainty when all else saw uncertainty) 2. He has brought serious money … Continue reading

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Poll: Public Buying Climate Change Scare Again

A new poll by the Brookings Institute indicates that ignorance about climate science is skyrocketing. The Los Angeles Times words it slightly differently, but the idea is the same: The latest in an ongoing series of studies by the Brookings … Continue reading

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Rise of the Hobbits

This just in: According to the Christian Science Monitor, global warming could turn us all into hobbits: It’s been long known that the Earth’s rising surface temperatures portend mass extinction, prolonged droughts, extreme weather, and rising seas. Now we can add … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bank

When I began writing Don’t Sell Your Coat, in 2009, the predictions by solar physicists and a few other maverick scientists that I was drawing on for the book that the planet was in for a period of mild cooling … Continue reading

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“Forever, and Ever, and Ever”

Attention scientists and journalists: I want my word back. You don’t get to use it anymore, unless you want to admit that you are in the business of deceiving people. That word? “Ever.” I know I’m in for it when … Continue reading

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Harold Ambler Wikipedia

A pet peeve: People google me all the time with wikipedia or wiki in the search field, and the result often carries them to a skeptic-bating PR machine known as realclimate.org. Specifically, they are brought to that cute little part … Continue reading

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Out on Kindle

Update (Saturday February 11, 2012) DSYC in top 5 of Kindle sales lists, including time spent at #1 above Michael Mann’s The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. Don’t Sell Your Coat is out on Kindle, Nook, and iPad. Kindle … Continue reading

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Computer Climate Models — A Masochist’s Best Friend

A new paper out of Duke, Stanford, and the Environmental Defense Fund, promises that California will have a hard time fulfilling its carbon sequestration targets if climate keeps changing at the terrifying pace it has of late. Using computer models … Continue reading

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