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The Caterpillar Effect on ice – pressure ridges and refrozen cracks

In a discussion with TinyCO2 I referred to the formation of pressure ridges and refrozen cracks which form as a result of the daily change in air temperature over the ice. This is a direct analogy to the creation of … Continue reading

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The use of conspiracy theories to hide the truth

When Lewandowsky tried to attack climate sceptics as “moon landing conspiracists”, it opened my eyes to the possibility of using what he called “conspiracy ideationism” to attack groups and the possibility that it can be used to hide the truth. … Continue reading

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Reusing Batteries: canny Scots trick

The general rule of batteries like AA, AAA, C, D types, is that you should always replace old batteries with three NEW ones of EXACTLY the same type. The reason for this, is that if you use three batteries of … Continue reading

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And Now there is News: NASA climate Gavin Schmidt RIP!

I just go and write “there’s no news today”, and then … Via Tony Heller who himself got it from Roger Tallbloke: Donald Trump is poised to eliminate all climate change research conducted by Nasa as part of a crackdown … Continue reading

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There is no news today

Apart from the continual wailing and gnashing of teeth following Pruitt’s appointment to the EPA last week, there is no news. Although … I now realise … that having reported the lack of news as news, that in itself is … Continue reading

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Initial results of “Gradient test”

In the last article I asked people to undertake a quick test (see here) and thanks to all those who took part – it’s started to answer the very simple question: if a lot of people drew a line through … Continue reading

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What’s the gradient (Fun test)

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The push back begins

House Republicans demand climate documents from state attorneys general — again For years, the Glassy-Eyed Cult (GECs) have been able to use their huge power in the US, backed by the huge FAKE news press, to assault and silence any … Continue reading

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Twitter reaction to Pruit, Happer, #NOAAgate, etc.

I went to twitter to gauge the reaction of the snowflakes to Scott Pruit’s confirmation to run the EPA is just beginning to hit twitter … @POTUS @EPA Scott Pruit Denies science and climate change. Trump favors money over saving … Continue reading

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Congress May Shift Climate Research Away from NASA

According to “Scientific” American, (which I hear is gunning for Trump and continually pushes global warming pseudo-science): Lawmakers are remaking NASA in order to leave parts of the agency’s earth science program untouched but remove its climate change research Exactly … Continue reading

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