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

Global warming and pathological science.

They said I was mad but it's alive, I tell you ...

There are many aspects to the style of science underpinning the theory of global warming that remind me of something the American scientist Irving Langmuir christened pathological science. Wiki for once is accurate and defines it as – “Pathological science is a psychological process in which a scientist, originally conforming to the scientific method, unconsciously … 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

Love is simply not an option.

There are more things in Heaven and Earth ...

Love is a word in every language. It has a lot of meanings and covers a lot of ground. It’s a universal. We make love but what we’re actually doing is expressing our love by giving mutual physical pleasure to each other and of course, it’s the best fun. Where there’s no emotional love there, … 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