Deniers scoff at Typhoon Yolanda (aka Haiyan)

From the New York Times:  CEBU, Philippines — One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded now appears to have devastated cities, towns and fishing villages with heavy loss of life when it played a deadly form of hopscotch across the islands of the central Philippines on Friday. The first and most vocal city to cryContinue reading “Deniers scoff at Typhoon Yolanda (aka Haiyan)”

How to politely correct a climate denier: Justin Gillis

Justin Gillis, who has taken over the lead reporting duties on climate change from Andrew Revkin at the New York Times, might want to consider tightrope walking in his next life. Consider his exquisitely nuanced recapitulation of an on-line controversy involving a climate change denier named Alec Rawls, who dismisses the entire upcoming fifth assessmentContinue reading “How to politely correct a climate denier: Justin Gillis”

Denier at Watts Up with That: Sandy not really a hurricane

At climate change denier central, Watts Up with That, Willis Eschenbach wrote on Monday:  I had said a couple of days ago, when Sandy was a hurricane, that it would not be a hurricane when it hit the coast. How did that go? Well, as of the time that this location and projection of the pathContinue reading “Denier at Watts Up with That: Sandy not really a hurricane”

“Real Science” denier site called out by real scientist

Look at this chart from researchers at the University of Bremen, via a compilation page of scientific Arctic data sources, and ask yourself: What trend do you see?  Now look at the same basic question — how much of the Arctic is covered by ice, in recent years — from the point of Steven Goddard, whoContinue reading ““Real Science” denier site called out by real scientist”