Red herrings in the desert

Red herrings in the desert

By Tim Hunter I grew up with David Attenborough. His programmes inspired awe, wonder and a thirst for knowledge. But now I find myself despairing every time a new programme is released as the underlying message that runs through every programme has become dogmatic and unscientific. However, I do try to watch with my 12 … Continue reading

Message to Katherine Hayhoe

Barry Woods just alerted the rest of us to this gem ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOibBy290cM In which you can see a bunch of desperate individuals issue a Message to Trump from Climate Scientists. Let’s forget for a moment that two of them (Peter Gleick and Stephan Lewandowsky) are proven liars, and concentrate on the first messenger, Katherine Hayhoe, … Continue reading

Doug McNeall on climate scicomm

Doug McNeall of the UK Met Office wrote an interesting sequence of tweets this morning starting from the perceived threat from Trump, then moving on to the strength of the climate sceptic position and how climate scientists should respond. You can see the sequence of 20 tweets here as a storify. Below is the content … Continue reading

“The Silence is Settled”: Breaking the Science on Climate Change

“The Silence is Settled”: Breaking the Science on Climate Change

  UPDATE: In the comments section of George Marshall’s climate-silence blog, link­ed to below, un certain agent provocateur based—where else?—in France and named—what else?—Geoff Chambers has the bad man­ners to sow doubts as to Lord Marshall’s basic numeracy. Darrell Harb has informed us that he attempted to come to the academic’s aid by neutralizing the … Continue reading