Tag Archives: Richard Muller

Esteemed Prof may regret citing College drop-out

In his written submission to the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works earlier this week, John Christy (PhD) describes himself as the “Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Alabama’s State Climatologist and Director of the Earth System Science Center … Continue reading

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Muller knows BEST that Watts is wrong

Last year, Dr Richard A Muller caused quite a stir by publishing the conclusions of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) study, which, despite receiving significant funding from the Koch Brothers and the fossil fuel lobby, bravely admitted that late … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Science, Denial, Environment, Junk Science, Merchants of Doubt, Scepticism | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

Pythagoras and plate-spinning for fake sceptics

I could have called this post ‘Algebra and Art in the service of Anti-Science’ but, let’s be honest, you would not have had a clue what I was on about; and would have been much less likley to read on. … Continue reading

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Questions for Dr Richard A Muller

In publishing his animation of 1800-2009 surface temperatures, and the associated data and graphs, Muller has inadvertently demonstrated that the blade of the MBH98 Hockey Stick is real and, in point of fact, the situation is worse than previosuly thought… … Continue reading

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The Tough Guide to Climate Denial

I have previously referred to Robert Henson’s Rough Guide to Climate Change, in which is included his summary of the positions adopted by those that claim to be “sceptical”. In the past, I have merely paraphrased what he said but, … Continue reading

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An open letter to Anthony Watts

Dear Anthony, In your post today, you make a very valid point about the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) team publicising their findings before completing their normal PR process (and you may be right that their haste is due to … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Science, Climategate, Cognitive Dissonance, Confirmation Bias, Economics, Environment, Financial Crisis, Hockey Stick Illusion, IPCC, Politics, Scepticism, UNFCCC | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments