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Science and Nonsense

I’ve been building a heat flow simulation model for the past year. I’m trying to find out how ice ages work. I’m trying to find out how they start and how they stop. Because nobody seems to know. And it … Continue reading

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Delusions Of Grandeur

I bought an expensive book last year called Principles of Planetary Climate, by Raymond Pierrehumbert. It’s full of equations of the sort I need in constructing my ice age simulation model. But it’s also full of Pierrehumbert’s Big Questions – … Continue reading

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Climate Hyper-Alarmism

I’m beginning to think that the little climate simulation model I’ve been laboriously constructing for the past year may be becoming a bit more relevant than it was when I started on it. And it may be entirely due to … Continue reading

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Loners and Outsiders

One day back in the the 1980s I had a vivid dream in which I saw a long chain of bodies (actually robot mechanical diggers) being drawn up into the sky from  the surface of a spinning planet, and I … Continue reading

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The Two Great Truths of the Modern Era

The Two Great Truths of the modern world are, firstly, that Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, and secondly, that Carbon Dioxide Causes Global Warming. Both are regarded as being the kind of Settled Science of which only the ignorant and uneducated … Continue reading

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The Hotplate Earth

BBC: Mrs May will add that trust in politics will suffer “catastrophic harm” if the referendum result is not implemented. I suspect she’s right. But for now I’m just going to wait and see. … Instead I’ll write a bit … Continue reading

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The Royal Society of Experts

I read this morning: TEMPERATURES are set to plummet on New Year’s Eve before a three-month deep freeze, according to forecasters… …experts say the deep freeze could continue for months, with below average temperatures all the way to spring. The … Continue reading

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