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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson’s interview on newsnight has caused a bit of a Twitter storm because she got some things wrong. For example she said

if they take out of the earth all the oil they want to take out, you look at the science – our temperature will rise 4 degrees Celsius by 2030, and that’s not sustainable.

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Personal attacks on Met Office scientists

I’ve been trying to stay out of the climate wars, but I really can’t resist commenting on this. There’s an interesting Greenpeace article discussing the… 290 more words

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Rude and touchy

I’m off on holiday tomorrow. Just somewhere local, but it will be nice to get away and relax for a week. Some walking, some cycling, some relaxing and doing nothing, maybe a bit of eating good food and drinking nice wine; just what you need after a busy year. 271 more words

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The windmills of my mind

There are some days, as I peruse the net, when it occurs to me that others must have been trans-versing the windmills of my mind! Yesterday – on the heels of the… 672 more words


Matt Ridley on fossil fuels!

Matt Ridley had an article in The Times called Africa needs to be rich – rather than green, in which he essentially argues that Africa needs fossil fuels, including coal. 869 more words

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The Big Questions

I discovered that Andrew Montford was a guest on The Big Questions this morning. I normally don’t watch it as I think it’s generally a very silly programme, that normally has some kind of religious undertone, and normally has guests who just end up shouting at each other. 435 more words

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New albedo paper?

I was wondering if anyone had any insight into the recent paper by Stephens et al. on the albedo of the Earth. Judith Curry thinks the paper is… 436 more words

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