Is climate science just a belief?

How to "lose" data ...

The alarmists in the climate debate have what they think of as this magic ace of trumps card, called peer review. If they actually knew something about the peer review process, perhaps they’d realise it isn’t a guarantee of anything much. It really isn’t. In brief, the process is as follows. A scientist does some … Continue reading

If all else fails, just intimidate them.

Fascist's final solutions are never original.

Can you imagine if a group set up a website to name people, with their place of work, who did not believe Allah is the one true god? Not only that, the site actively encourages its visitors to supply it with more names of other people who don’t believe in Allah either. Would such a … Continue reading

I’m not a scientist but …

It was always that simple.

For a number of reasons, having “made my bones” in permanent employment, the rest of my career would be termed freelance. I deliver measured amounts of expertise for clients of my choosing in the areas in which I know I operate well. The point is, you have to step out of your comfort zone and … Continue reading

The Seductiveness of Models.

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When it comes to Global Warming (GW), great emphasis is put on what the computer models predict will happen, so let’s get some idea of what exactly a model is. We’ll do a thought experiment. This is a complex area but no maths, I promise, and I’ll pick a really really simple problem. Imagine we’re … Continue reading