Circling the Bandwagons: My Adventures Correcting the IPCC

By | April 7, 2010

This is the story of how I spent 2 years trying to publish a paper that refutes an important claim in the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The claim in question is not just wrong, but based on fabricated evidence. Showing that the claim is fabricated is easy: it suffices merely to quote… Read More »

John Cook: Skeptical Science

By | April 2, 2010

There exists no climate threat and there exists no empirically rooted evidence that the human impact on the climate deserves the attention of anyone except for a few excessively specialized experts who should investigate such speculative questions. All opinions that the climate change is dangerous, man-made, or even relevant for policymaking are based on the irrational attitude, cherry-picking,… Read More »

Congenital Climate Abnormalities

By | March 29, 2010

Science is what we use to explain anomalies, to elucidate mysteries, to shed light on unexplained occurrences. For example, once we understand how the earth rotates, there is no great need for a scientific explanation of the sun rising in the morning. If one day the sun were to rise in the afternoon, however, that is an anomaly… Read More »

The Disclosure of Climate Data from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia

By | March 3, 2010

The Institute is pleased to submit its views to inform the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry, ‘The disclosure of climate data from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia’. The attached annex details our response to the questions listed in the call for evidence, which was prepared with input from the Institute’s… Read More »

State of New Jersey v. United States EPA on Utility Unit Mercury Emissions

By | March 2, 2010

Human exposure to mercury (Hg) emitted from utility units is not harmful. To become a potential human health hazard, mercury must undergo a complex chain of bioprocessing and reprocessing (biomethylation) into the compound methylmercury (MeHg), which must be ingested, primarily through fish, in a sufficiently large dose to cause harm.

How Safe Are We From The Fish We Eat? A Review of the Current Literature on Mercury, Fish and Human

By | March 2, 2010

This paper focuses on currently wide-spread and growing State fish consumption advisories. State notices are attributed to health concerns about “contaminants” such as traces of fish methylmercury (MeHg) in a wide range of aquatic systems including lakes, rivers, watershed basins and coastal zones.  State issued advisories are in addition to – and sometimes conflict with – federal advisories.

Contiguous U. S. Temperature Trends Using NCDC Raw and Adjusted Data for One-Per-State Rural/Urban

By | February 25, 2010

The Goddard Institute for Space science (GISS), the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), and centers processing satellite data, such as the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), have published temperature and rate of temperature change for the Contiguous United States, or ‘Lower 48’.  Both GISS and NCDC have been criticized for their station selections and the protocols they… Read More »

SPPI Monthly CO2 Report: January 2010

By | February 24, 2010

As cooling continues, the extremists will not cool it The authoritative Monthly CO2 Report for January 2010 reports on the political significance of a major shift in public opinion on “global warming”in Australia. Editorial Comment: Page 3. Joe Boston and Christopher Monckton explain why the world warmed from 1983-2001, and what it means. Pages 4-6. IPCC assumes CO2… Read More »