Professor Michael Mann destroys the case for massive immediate action on climate change

House Committee on Science Space and Technology

Summary: The House Science committee heard from three climate scientists. The testimony of the activist, Michael Mann, destroyed the case for strong public policy action to fight climate change. He deserves attention. Sadly, the attention has been on the least important parts of his testimony. “It is extremely likely (95 – 100% certain) that human activities … Continue reading Professor Michael Mann destroys the case for massive immediate action on climate change

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Breaking news: a new analysis blows more holes in the “hockey stick” temperature reconstruction

Summary:  Breaking news about the third outside analysis of the statistics in the "hockey stick" temperature reconstruction of Michael Mann et al.  Published in a prestigious peer-reviewed journal, the results are not pretty -- and confirm the two earlier reviews.   It's worth reading if you're interested in this vital issue. A Statistical Analysis of Multiple Temperature Proxies: Are Reconstructions of … Continue reading Breaking news: a new analysis blows more holes in the “hockey stick” temperature reconstruction

This is classic literature: raw emotion burst forth on the page, inner demons displayed

Truth is almost always better than fiction, even in literature.  Few writers can equal the letters and speeches of Lincoln and Churchill.  Seldom can fiction match the raw emotions that burst forth in real life, even in the professional worlds of politics, medicine, and science. We see this today in an article by the famous … Continue reading This is classic literature: raw emotion burst forth on the page, inner demons displayed