It looks like Lubos Motl gets credit for the first notice in the blogosphere of Lindzen’s astonishing new rant about the state of climate science.
As is often the case with people who are too sure of themselves, he turns out guilty of some of the things he accuses his opponents of. [more]
I just returned from a day that included a talk by Gabrielle Hegerl to discover that James Annan has a poster criticizing an aspect of her work.
In fact, the point that James makes, was, in essence, covered in her talk. She said the data alone was insufficient to remove the long tail, but she was clear that the long tail was almost certainly an artifact of
the way the problem was set up. [more]
Dr. Lubos links to an amazingly painful Larry King snippet and scores some easy points. Brace yourself.
In short, Bill Nye the science guy sputters a bit and then makes the usual blunder about the “Gulf Stream shutting down”, and Lindzen makes plenty of hay from it.
If this is the story people are seeing, is it any wonder they are getting it jumbled up? [more]