Venerable CliScis Fire Off Shots in Rapid Response to GWPF ‘Contrarian Pseudo-Rebuttal’: Shoot Themselves in Feet

    Eminent Meteorology Professor J. Ray Bates has written a paper for the GWPF about the discrepancies between the scientific case for climate change concern set out in AR5 WG1 and the more urgent, quite obviously politically motivated, less robustly evidenced climate alarmism in SR15. It’s a fairly long paper. I intend to concentrate … Continue reading

The Confidence of Living in the Matrix

“Immaturity is the inability to use one’s own understanding without direction from another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolve and courage to use it without another’s guidance.”  —  Immanuel Kant What do you believe gives you confidence in your confidence? For a lot of people, the … Continue reading

The Sound of Bob Ward Clapping

The latest IPCC report has provoked the inevitable articles, and the inevitable articles have been as predictable as they have been inevitable. Bob Ward, at the Guardian tells us that: The dangers if governments ignore efforts to limit warming to 1.5C are more grave than the summary makes out.. There is no mention in the report’s … Continue reading

Apocalypse delayed

Ben Pile has another article up at Spiked, Apocalypse Delayed: The IPCC report does not justify climate scaremongering. We should all be dead by now, thanks to overpopulation and resource depletion. The few of us remaining should be scavenging a landscape denuded of life by acid rains and UV rays. Thankfully, we are not. Also still standing … Continue reading

IPCC Chap.1: Verse 1: Commentary

This was going to be a comment on Jaime’s excellent article https://cliscep.com/2018/10/09/sr15-under-the-looking-glass-part-i-ipcc-claims-all-warming-is-now-anthropogenic/ but it got out of hand. Here are some quotes from the Executive Summary of Chapter 1 of the report, with comments: Depending on the temperature dataset considered, 20-40% of the global human population live in regions that, by the decade 2006-2015, had … Continue reading