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theConversation

On May 13th, John Cook, PhD student at the University of Queensland, published this article at the Conversation http://theconversation.com/the-things-people-ask-about-the-scientific-consensus-on-climate-change-59243 There were 414 coments in the next few days. 257 of them have since been removed by moderators On 17th May … Continue reading

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New Blog: cliscep.com

Most of my blogging activity is being transferred to a new blog – a co-operative effort which we hope will expand to fill the space left by our previous individual blogs. I explain why at http://cliscep.com/about/ According to the gas … Continue reading

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Ubu President

President Hollande has just given a 25 minute speech to launch December’s COP21 Paris Climate Conference. It was such a monument of scientific, economic and geopolitical stupidity that I thought I’d preserve it for posterity here. Here are some extracts, … Continue reading

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Keep the Coal in a Black Hole and the Gas up Rusbridger’s Wassname

I was idly surfing the English language TV news channels looking for reactions to the Greek crisis, and came across two science items. In the first the presenter was interviewing a science correspondent who was holding a cuddly furry toy … Continue reading

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CO2 – the Opera; by Giorgio Battistelli

The long-awaited opera based on Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth” plays at La Scala, Milan from 16 to 29 May, though Gore’s name no longer appears. Instead, credit is given to James Lovelock, Richard Mabey, and the environmentalit periodical “Resurgence”. Tickets … Continue reading

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Rusbridger: “This is the most Terrible Campaign”

Alex Cull has just published a transcript of the latest episode of the Graun’s Podcast of Doom at https://sites.google.com/site/mytranscriptbox/2015/20150327_gn The original podcast can be found at http://www.theguardian.com/environment/audio/2015/mar/27/podcast-biggest-story-climate-change-campaign-episode3-audio A million thanks Alex. These documents are truly amazing. It’s like listening to … Continue reading

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Are We Downhearted?

Since deciding to renounce blogging on climate science a week ago, I see that Alex has come to a similar decision https://alexjc38.wordpress.com/2015/03/01/pause-button/ I’ve continued to stalk at theConversation, for instance at http://theconversation.com/is-it-time-to-take-science-out-of-the-climate-change-debate-36371 but also on articles about jazz http://theconversation.com/the-forgotten-voices-of-race-records-pullman-porters-the-rev-tt-rose-and-the-man-with-a-clarinet-37907 and … Continue reading

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