Of pills and CAGW pulpits

Headline of a story in the UK Telegraph [h/t TomO via Bishop Hill]: Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’ A common heart disease drug may have the unusual side-effect of combating racism, a new study suggests. Now if only they could find a drug that had the side-effect of combating mindless repetition of the CAGW mantra!…

Sunday shocker: Michael Mann misrepresents … again

March 9, 2011: Please note updates at the end of this post -hro “They’re street fighters and we’re Cub Scouts,” says [Michael] Mann. “The Cub Scouts are going to lose this fight if we don’t become more wily.” [Source] In Dr. Judith Curry’s week in review, she notes and asks: The climate wars have continued…

More porkies ‘n propaganda from Pachauri

Accuracy, consistency and transparency are not attributes that come to mind when one considers the many pronouncements of Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In a March 1, 2012 TreeHugger.com interview with Jacob Gordon [h/t IPCC Coordinating* Lead Author, Richard Betts via Twitter] Pachauri remains true to form. [*…

Probing Pachauri’s pontifications

Rajendra K. Pachauri is the Chair of the prestigious (well, at least according to him and various and sundry defenders) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). I’m certainly far from being the only observer who has commented on the many hats he wears. Pachauri’s unmistakable arrogance and confidence in the certitude in the “truth” of…