Sunday, January 05, 2014


David Gelernter: The Closing Of The Scientific Mind | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
That science should face crises in the early 21st century is inevitable. Power corrupts, and science today is the Catholic Church around the start of the 16th century: used to having its own way and dealing with heretics by excommunication, not argument.
1999 Version Of GISS Global Temperatures Showed That All Global Warming Occurred After 1977 PDO Shift | Real Science
The 1999 version of GISS global station data, showed that there was no long term warming prior to the 1977 PDO shift, and that all global warming occurred between 1976 and 1998.
- Bishop Hill blog - There must be some misunderstanding
Today, the Sunday Times (£) carries a long opinion piece from Adam Boulton on the rise of the sceptics within the Conservative party.
- Bishop Hill blog - Fish's water
With UK climatologists now generally on their best behaviour on the subject of a possible link between extreme weather and global warming, Channel Four news seems to have struggled to find someone credible to push the green line. They seem eventually to have persuaded the weather forecaster Michael Fish to give the sermon and you can see the results below. The line taken by the great man was, in essence, that although all the science has been unable to identify a link (unsurprising since there appears to be no actual evidence of adverse changes in weather extremes to explain), he could feel the causation in his water.

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