Of climatologists and cartoons: Compare and contrast

Climatologist 1: Dr. Myles Allen, blog novice Academic affiliation: Professor of Geosystem Science in the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, and Head of the Climate Dynamics Group in the University’s Department of Physics Extra-curricular activities include: leads the http://www.climateprediction.net project, using distributed computing to run the world’s largest ensemble climate modelling…

The UN font of discord and disappointment

To anyone who has followed media coverage of the United Nations (UN) activities and pronouncements over the years – not to mention the UN’s own “official” documents – it will come as no surprise to learn that yet another UN sponsored conference has ended in “discord and disappointment”, as Fiona Harvey reports in the U.K.…

Heartland disheartens

The Chicago based Heartland Institute has recently succeeded in drawing attention and fire (both friendly and not so friendly) to itself with a PR decision to promote itself (and/or its somewhat belatedly announced conference) via a series of billboard ads which highlight the belief in “global warming” of a number of highly unsavoury characters. As…