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Come on, be more skeptical!

I popped over to Bishop Hill today – something I haven’t done for a while – and noticed that Andrew (to whom I haven’t always been particularly complementary) was promoting a new paper about… 644 more words

Climate Change

Andrew Montford on precipitation

Andrew Montford, who runs the Bishop Hill blog has produced a report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation/Forum (GWPF) on precipitation, deluge and flood. It’s the standard kind of message; climate models have failed, we can’t find a trend in some data, cherry-pick a few papers that support this position, argue that we shouldn’t do anything. 554 more words

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The Royal Society & the Scottish Referendum

Why did a scientific organization issue a statement about the Scottish independence vote?

The Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy, is supposed to be about science. 587 more words

Ethical & Philosophical

The best evidence we have!

Brian Cox took a bit of flack because of a Guardian article about a speech he’d given in which he appeared to be suggesting that – when discussing climate science – scientists should sound more certain than they are. 851 more words

Climate Change