The surprisingly reticent Michael Mann

One of the more curious remarks (well, curious to me, at least) found in the Reviewer Comments on the Second Order Draft of the IPCC’s AR4, came from no less a luminary than Dr. Michael Mann: Reviewer Comment ID 156-55 The authors of this chapter should request an explanation from the lead authors of the…

A catalyst for thorough reappraisal

I’m about halfway through reading the long awaited (preliminary report was supposed to have been issued in the spring according to the workplan of the) “Independent Climate Change E-mail Review” (ICCER) aka the Muir Russell Report: Timescale The Review team issued a call for submissions on 11 February 2010, and expects to receive submissions from…