Monthly Archives: July 2018

Much Ado About Blogging

The steady stream of nonsense in the comments by “Victor” (most definitely not Victor Venema) at the RealClimate blog makes me wonder once again, what is our purpose, and how do we best accomplish it?

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Climate Denier Bullshit Rap from “MC Bullshit”

But this time, they got caught … and not just by me.

The forecast about global warming from James Hansen thirty years so starkly demonstrates that he’s been right all along about the effect of greenhouse gases on our climate, that there’s yet another attempt to make it look bad. The authors, Ross McKitrick and John Christy (“MC”), are so desperate that they resort to making a persuasive argument the only way possible: with bullshit. Shameless bullshit.

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Fight Global Warming: Youth Edition


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Sea Level Stations with a Long Record

Tide gauges measure local sea level, the difference between sea surface height (SSH) and the height of the land. If the sea surface gets higher — what we usually think of as “sea level rise” — local sea level won’t necessarily go up because the land itself might also be getting higher. Although tide gauges are generally fixed to solid rock (the more solid the better), the land itself can still move up or down, a process called vertical land movement (VLM).

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Suckers


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