Thursday, September 12, 2013


European Union Junk Science Reaches A New Low | Real Science
Well perhaps not a new low. Last year ESA quadrupled Envisat sea level rise rates overnight.
EPA to require new coal plants to use carbon capture technology that does not exist |

A standard for policy-relevant science | Climate Etc.
JC comment: Here is how the IPCC assesses confidence (text pulled from the leaked final draft of AR5 summary for policy makers): Confidence in the validity of a finding is based on the type, amount, quality, and consistency of evidence (e.g., mechanistic understanding, theory, data, models, expert judgment) and the degree of agreement.

...Something for us to discuss: how to implement wholesale auditing for climate research.

JC request of the IPCC: Please replace Rachendra Pachauri with Ian Boyd.
Nigel Farage on the Green Agenda in the EU: “It is time to stop this stupidity” | Tallbloke's Talkshop
My thanks to Michele Casati for the Heads-up on this blistering three minute speech by UKIP leader Nigel Farage in the European Parliament. He lambasts EU supremo Jose Manuel Baroso for the stupidity of the Green Agenda pursued by the E.U.’s leadership over the last decade, and the fuel poverty and industrial flight it has caused. Baroso’s following two minute hate is well worth a watch too. In it he claims the scientific consensus on global warming is now up to 99%. It’ll be 104% next year and all targets for the five year plan will have been met…

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